Dayana R. Pelayo is a Staff Attorney at the Disability Rights Legal Center’s Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Pelayo provides legal assistance to people who present with cancer-related legal issues through CLRC’s national telephone assistance line, creates materials for publication, and conducts educational trainings on various legal topics.  Prior to this position, Ms. Pelayo was an associate with a small plaintiff-side employment law firm and a post-bar law clerk with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Ms. Pelayo holds a J.D. from the University of California Hastings College of the Law, and a B.A. in History from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a member of the State Bar of California. Ms. Pelayo is fluent in Spanish.