The Dean of St. John's University School of Law, Mary Daly began her legal career in private law and went on to serve as Assistant United States Attorney and Deputy Chief for the Southern District of New York.
She joined the Fordham Law School Faculty in 1983 and subsequently worked as the Reporter to the New York Bar Association Task Force.
Before assuming her present position at St. John's, she served as co-director of the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics and Professor of Legal Ethics at Fordham.
Daly graduated from Thomas More College and went on to earn a J.D. from Fordham and an L.L.M. with a comparative law focus from New York University.
A third-generation Irish-American who traces her Irish roots to Cork, Dean Daly says being Irish means "being passionate about life and steadfast in commitment."
She lives in New York City with her husband and three children.
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