Diane focuses her practice on international corporate, tax, and regulatory compliance matters.
Diane brings a pragmatic, problem-solving approach to help clients establish and expand operations abroad. She leverages her extensive international expertise to help companies plan and develop a strategic approach to business based on the laws, customs, and culture of each foreign country. She works closely with in-house and outside counsel, management, and finance teams to proactively analyze legal risks and evaluate business options before embarking on new ventures abroad. Clients value her ability to find creative legal solutions that overcome challenges and allow them to get business done.
With nearly 30 years of international legal experience spanning more than 120 countries across all six continents, clients benefit from her broad base of international work and the trusted relationships she has cultivated with well-connected, in-country legal professionals. She also accesses connections with practitioners across the globe through the firm’s membership in TerraLex.
Diane began her career practicing at large law firms, including Baker & McKenzie in Moscow, Russia and a large regional firm in the Mountain West region of the United States. For more than 20 years, she managed a successful solo practice working in a quasi-in-house capacity for a large multinational organization with operations in more than 150 jurisdictions.