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Lilibeth Clelo L’17

Lilibeth Clelo L’17

Lilibeth Clelo, or Lili, is an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in the executive compensation and employee benefits group in San Francisco. Her practice focuses on the transactional aspects of executive compensation matters in mergers & acquisitions and public offerings, as well as the negotiation of employment arrangements, incentives and compensation. Prior to working at Paul, Weiss, Lili was an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP and worked on both general corporate and litigation matters.

During her time at Penn Law, Lili served as an Articles Editor of the University of
Pennsylvania Law Review and as the co-director of the student-led pro bono project, the Civil Rights Law Project. She also co-founded and designed a workshop series aimed at training and mentoring students of the Black Law Students Association and the Latino/a Law Students Association with respect to the annual writing competition in order to boost Black and Latino/a membership in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and other law journals on campus.

Prior to law school, Lili worked as a Research and Communications Fellow at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at the University of California, Berkeley, a research institute focused on examining the structural and cultural impediments to belonging and othering processes that block the benefits of living in an equitable society. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and minors in Ethnic Studies and South & Southeast Asian Studies and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.