Daphne A.M. Delvaux


Daphne A.M. Delvaux is a trial attorney at Gruenberg Law. She is passionate about employee advocacy and corporate accountability. She vigorously fights for justice in the workplace.

A European native, Daphne received her Bachelor of Laws from Maastricht University (The Netherlands), Osgoode Hall Law School (Canada) and University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis (France). Daphne completed her Master of Laws (LL.M) with Honors from Maastricht University (The Netherlands) and her J.D./LL.M from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego.

During law school, Daphne received the Jefferson Medal in Recognition of Academic Excellence and chaired the International Law Students Association. In addition, Daphne worked part-time as a TV reporter and ballet instructor.

Prior to joining Gruenberg Law, Daphne worked in employment and environmental law in Oregon. Daphne drafted Title VII appellate briefs to the Ninth Circuit and submitted motions to the Bureau of Land Management to protect the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest. She also worked extensively on racial profiling and police misconduct cases. Furthermore, Daphne clerked for the Law Office of Mari Kleven, where she helped victims of torture.

At Gruenberg Law, Daphne’s notable cases include a sexual harassment and retaliation case against the Navy, as well as the sexual harassment case against former Mayor of San Diego, Robert Filner.

Daphne contributes considerable efforts to charitable organizations. Daphne established educational programs for homeless children. She also organizes career and skills workshops for victims of human trafficking, and serves as the co-chair of the Communications Committee of the Lawyers Club’s Human Trafficking Task Force.

Daphne is admitted to practice in California State and Federal Courts. Daphne has access to the practice of law in Belgium, The Netherlands and France. Daphne speaks Dutch, French and German fluently.

Daphne is also an active member of the Networking Events Committee of the Lawyers Club of San Diego, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the San Diego County Bar Association.

In her spare time, Daphne enjoys teaching Pilates, running with her dog and cooking classic Belgian dishes.