Yelan Escalona



Yelan Escalona is an associate for the Litigation Department at Foley & Lardner LLP. Yelan is based in the Miami office where she is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group.

During law school, Yelan served as a congressional intern for the Office of Sen. Robert Menendez in Washington, D.C. and as a judicial intern for the Hon. Adalberto Jordan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Miami, Florida. Yelan was also a summer associate at Foley.


  • Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Criminal Procedure and Investor Rights Clinic


  • University of Miami School of Law (JD, magna cum laude, 2021)
    • Order of the Coif
  • University of Florida (BS, cum laude, 2018)


  • Florida


  • Spanish