Azeezat Adeleke focuses her practice on complex litigation. She joined WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2021. 

As a summer associate, Ms. Adeleke conducted legal research for litigation involving issues such as state action under Section 230 and disparate impact liability under the Fair Housing Act. She has also served as a media law fellow at The New York Times, where she worked on topics including FOIA appeals, defamation, and pre-trial strategy. Before that, Ms. Adeleke worked at Goldman Sachs as a derivatives and commodities legal analyst and in the Obama White House as a communications research intern. 

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  • Education

    • JD, Stanford University Law School, 2022

      Notes Editor, Stanford Law Review 

      Supreme Court Litigation Clinic

      Gerald Gunther Prize in Administrative Law and Criminal 

      Procedure: Investigation

      John Hart Ely Prize in Legal Ethics

      ABA First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition Semi-Finalist

    • BA, Political Science, Yale University, 2017

      summa cum laude

      Phi Beta Kappa

      Triffin Prize

      Percival Wood Clement Prize

      Ron Brown Scholar

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. J. Paul Oetken, US District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2022 - 2023



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