Leslie Darcy comes to the Executive Office of Health and Human Services after nearly three years as Assistant Counsel in the Massachusetts State Senate. There, Ms. Darcy provided research and advice on health care policy issues to the Office of the Senate President.

As part of the senior leadership team at HHS, Ms. Darcy serves as a senior advisor to Secretary Sudders and is integral to developing and implementing strategic agendas for the administration’s initiatives. She oversees policy research and writing, working closely with the legal and communications teams. Most recently, Ms. Darcy played a key role in shaping the Secretary’s initiative related to combatting opioid addiction. Ms. Darcy received her law degree from Boston University School of Law in 2006.  She received a Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Illinois in 2003. She lives in Winthrop with her husband.