Jallé H. Dafa
Partner, San Francisco Office
415 956-1000

Jalle Dafa

Jallé H. Dafa is a skilled trial and appellate attorney for consumers in high-stakes class action litigation across a variety of industries. A member of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy and Consumer Protection practice groups, Jallé currently represents Internet users against worldwide data broker Oracle for using cross device tracking technology to collect and sell the behavioral history and personal information of hundreds of millions of people, Android and iPhone users asserting Google persistently tracked their movements and activities, and auto insurance policyholders in a price discrimination lawsuit against Allstate.

Jallé joined Lieff Cabraser after clerking on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for the Honorable Mary M. Schroeder, and the Northern District of California for the Honorable Jacqueline S. Corley. Prior to Lieff Cabraser, Jallé was an associate at Siegel, Yee, Brunner, & Mehta, where she litigated Title VII, Title IX, and Whistleblower retaliation claims on behalf of wrongfully terminated employees. She earned an A.B. from Brown University, where she was co-president of the Black student association and an intern with UNESCO’s Communication and Information office in Quito, Ecuador, and a J.D. from Berkeley Law School, where she was a co-founder of the Women of Color Collective (WOCC) and social justice chair of the Law Students of African Descent (LSAD).

  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, CA
    J.D., 2011
    Co-Founder, Women of Color Collective; New clinic formation, Community Economic Justice Clinic; Housing & Eviction Defense Clinic, East Bay Community Law Center; Social Justice Chair, Law Students of African Descent; Baker & McKenzie Diversity Scholar, 2009
  • Brown University, Providence, RI
    B.A., 2007
    Co-President, The Organization of United African Peoples; Peer Counselor, Third World Center; Co-Founder, Coalition for Police Accountability and Institutional Transparency
  • California, 2013
  • U.S. Court Of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2019
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2020
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 2019
  • American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (Board of Directors, 2024)
  • Bar Association of San Francisco (Executive Committee, Litigation Section, 2024)

Moderator, “Black History Month Roundtable,” ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Heritage Month Webinar Series, February 2022

  • “Ones to Watch,” Best Lawyers, 2023, 2024