Diane is a shareholder with over a decade of commercial litigation experience. She has particular experience in insurance coverage and environmental and natural resources matters. In addition to significant experience in a variety of complex commercial matters, Diane handles numerous environmental litigation and claims involving hazardous site investigations, cleanups, cost recovery, natural resource damages, including sites in Washington and Idaho on behalf of petroleum companies, refineries, distributors, and landowners in MTCA and CERCLA actions. Diane’s clients come from a variety of industries and include ports and municipal agencies, petroleum and chemical companies, timber associations and forest products companies, public transit authorities, and national and community banking institutions.
Diane handles the litigation process from start to finish, including pre-litigation investigation, assessment, and counseling, trial work, and appellate briefing. She has represented clients before the United States Supreme Court, United States Courts of Appeals, United States District Courts, as well as Washington’s trial, appellate and Supreme Courts.
Diane serves on the Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP executive committee.
Diane was selected by the Puget Sound Business Journal as one of its 2015 top 40 business leaders under the age of 40. She has also been selected as a Rising Star in Washington Super Lawyers magazine for 2012-2015.