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Jaime Huling Delaye, Esq.

Staff Attorney

Jaime Huling Delaye is a staff attorney who focuses on constitutional litigation. Jaime previously was an associate at the San Francisco office of Arnold & Porter LLP (formerly Howard Rice PC), where she litigated a wide range of civil cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts. As part of her pro bono practice there, she helped represent condemned inmate Mitchell Sims in Sims v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, a case that invalidated the State’s lethal injection protocols.

Jaime joined NCLR in November 2013 after clerking for the Honorable Richard Seeborg at the Northern District of California. She began her legal career clerking for the Honorable A. Wallace Tashima at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Jaime graduated from Stanford Law School with academic and pro bono distinction.  At Stanford, Jaime was Executive Editor of the Stanford Law Review, and on the executive board of the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.  She was also a member of the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, working for plaintiffs in AT&T v. Hulteen, Mitchell v. Rees, and Navajo Nation v. U.S. Forest Service.  During law school, Jaime clerked for NCLR through the Equality Pro Bono Project, for which she served as student coordinator, and was a summer Law Clerk at Lambda Legal’s Western Regional Office.  Prior to law school, she worked in the field of campaign finance.  She attended Northwestern University, graduating cum laude with departmental honors in History and a minor in Gender Studies.

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