Clelia Douyon

Clelia Douyon

Legal Intern since 2012
New York, New York

Clelia Douyon graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in English. As an undergraduate, her independent work largely focused on African-American literature. Clelia received her Juris Doctorate at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2013. While attending law school, Clelia pursued her passion for human rights and public interest law and interned with the United Nations Development Programme. She worked in the HIV/AIDS Group and focused on women's issues and legal literacy in developing countries. Clelia joined Sivin & Miller, LLP, as a legal intern in 2012 and is currently an associate.

Clelia is a Haitian-American who grew up in South Florida. She speaks French and Haitian Creole. Clelia loves to travel. She spent a summer in Vietnam during her undergraduate studies and traveled to Ecuador and Oxford, England, for seminars abroad in law school. Growing up as a ballet dancer, Clelia continues to take classes and supports local theater and dance companies in New York City.

Areas of Practice

  • Prisoner Abuse
  • Police Misconduct
  • Personal Injury


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 2013
  • Princeton University
    • A.B.
    • Major: English

Pro Bono Activities

  • United Nations Development Programme, Intern


  • French
  • Haitian Creole