Diane B. Patrick
Diane Patrick is senior counsel at the firm. She has over thirty years of experience representing and advising employers in connection with a broad range of labor and employment-related matters. She provided strategic counseling to clients regarding their compliance with federal and state employment laws, represented clients before the National Labor Relations Board as well as other federal administrative agencies, counseled employers on matters involving wage and hour regulations, and provided general advice on employment policies and practices. Diane had an extensive practice negotiating collective bargaining agreements, providing counsel on contract administration, and representing employers in labor arbitrations. She regularly assisted federal contractors in meeting their federal contract compliance obligations.
In addition to her years in private practice, Diane served for eight years at Harvard University as both University Attorney responsible for Harvard’s labor and employment matters and as the University’s Associate Vice President of Human Resources.
- JD, Loyola Law School, 1980; Chief Justice, Moot Court Honors Program; Dean's List; American Jurisprudence Award; Winner - Best Appellant Brief in Statewide Moot Court Competition; Outstanding Graduate Award for outstanding academic performance and citizenship; Awarded Honorary Scholarship; Awarded Scholarship, Wives of the Bench and Bar 1979 and 1980
- BA (Education), cum laude, Queens College, The City University of New York, 1972; Kappa Delta Pi National Honor Fraternity; departmental honors for excellence in major