Diane de Gramont

Attorney, Immigration
Portrait photograph of Diane de Gramont

Diane de Gramont is an attorney with National Center for Youth Law’s Immigration and Legal Advocacy teams. Her work focuses on class action litigation and policy advocacy on behalf of children in federal immigration detention and children with disabilities. As counsel for the plaintiff class in the Flores case, Diane monitors and enforces the Flores Settlement Agreement's nationwide protections for detained immigrant children. She also represents nationwide classes of immigrant children in the National Center for Youth Law's Lucas R. case, which seeks to expand due process and statutory protections for children in federal custody.

Before joining the organization, Diane served as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Eastern District of Louisiana. She received her law degree from Yale Law School, a master’s degree in comparative politics from Oxford University, and a bachelor's from Harvard College. Prior to law school, Diane worked on international development policy at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 

Diane grew up in France and California and was happy to return to California to join the National Center for Youth Law. She enjoys cooking, finding new hikes to explore, and spending time with family. Diane speaks English, French, and Spanish.