Delilah Clay is a legislative advisor in the government and regulatory practice in the firm's Sacramento office.
Prior to joining Manatt, Delilah was a labor and employment associate at an international law firm. She represented clients before federal administrative boards, counseled on compliance with federal and state employment laws and handled the entire suite of duties involved in state and federal wage and hour suits, including drafting motions, taking and defending depositions, overseeing document production and interviewing witnesses. Additionally, she previously worked with the California Medical Association as a research associate, drafting grant proposals, negotiating legislative and regulatory language and coordinating testimony at public hearings. She was also charged with analyzing public policy and legislation related to public health, scope of practice, and pharmacy issues.
As a Senate Fellow to former Senator Denise Moreno Ducheny, Delilah drafted legislative language, negotiated amendments to the senator's legislation on public safety and oversaw legislative issues related to a wide range of matters, including public safety, revenue and taxation, elections, Joint Legislative Audit Committee and Women's Caucus.
While in law school, she served as a judicial extern to federal Magistrate Judge Susan E. Cox.