Dayana R. Pelayo is Co-Director at the Disability Rights Legal Center’s Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) in Los Angeles, California. As Co-Director, 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 a Staff Attorney with CLRC, 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.