Diana is an accomplished advocate for business and individual clients, with particular experience in the area of defamation law as well as contracts and business disputes. A core member of the firm’s litigation team, she also represents an increasing number of students in high profile college disciplinary matters.
Business clients turn to Diana for counsel on corporate matters as well as representation in litigation. She provides advice on entity formation, and drafts and reviews contracts and agreements in the areas of licensing rights, restrictive covenants and intellectual property, including copyrights, trade secrets and trademarks. She also works with clients to resolve a range of partnership, contract and real estate disputes through litigation, mediation, and private negotiations.
Diana’s defamation law experience includes successful resolution of libel and slander claims in courts throughout New York and New Jersey. Her defamation clients have included business executives, religious leaders, and private and individuals in cases involving large worldwide media companies, major publications, and prominent internet web sites and blogs.
Her work on college disciplinary matters centers on the defense of students facing allegations of misconduct, championing their rights to due process and pursuing civil lawsuits against universities in connection with mistreatment of accused students. Some of these cases have generated significant attention from major news media, including The New York Times, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, and National Public Radio.
With experience as an entrepreneur and a background in journalism, Diana is a highly determined individual who communicates persuasively on behalf of her clients. She has written articles on conflict resolution and college disciplinary cases, has a certificate in mediation, and is fluent in Russian.
- Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.; member, Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution
- Lehigh University, B.A., cum laude
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court – New Jersey
8/13/15 Mentioned, “Ex-student Sues Drew U. again, alleges discrimination in sex assault probe,” NJ.com.
1/25/12 Mentioned, “’Toddlers & Tiaras’ Mom Says AOL, Others Defamed Girl,” Law360.