Diana concentrates her practice in environmental, toxic tort and exposure litigation. She has substantial experience in litigation involving polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), including those related to their use, fate and transport, and regulation under the Toxic Substances Control Act. She is a seasoned federal court litigator, and has filed dispositive motions, defeated class certification and successfully raised Daubert challenges.
In addition, Diana has experience representing companies in business and employment-related matters disputes, commercial lease disputes and employment discrimination matters.
She has represented clients in a range of industries that include automotive transportation, construction, banking and financial services, retail, technology and telecommunications, so she has the necessary experience to counsel clients whose litigation matters may affect multiple aspects of their business operations.
During her years of practice in Boston, Massachusetts Super Lawyers recognized her as a “Rising Star.”
Obtained summary judgment in a multimillion-dollar product liability suit alleging claims of design defect, failure to warn, and negligence due to the presence of PCBs in school building products.
Drafted and negotiated settlement agreement involving contamination on public school property.
Successfully moved for summary adjudication on a subcontractor’s duty to defend the general contractor.
Obtained dismissal of case brought under federal and state fair credit reporting acts.
New PCB Regulations: What Contractors Should Know, California Constructor: Magazine of the Associated General Contractors of California, July/August 2019.
Piracy Laws and the Effective Prosecution of Pirates, Boston College International and Comparative Law Review, 2010.