Dianne G. MoretzsohnOf Counsel | BusinessDianne provides practical guidance to business owners and executives on employment law and related litigation.

Dianne G. Moretzsohn

Dianne advises business owners, executives and human resource managers on employment law issues and provides experienced representation in employment litigation.

A former in-house attorney for a large document management services company, Dianne understands and appreciates the business impact of employment law issues and decisions. Her emphasis is on pro-actively identifying and addressing legal issues before they arise, and providing eminently practical guidance.

Dianne has extensive experience in the drafting, use and enforcement of non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements. She also drafts and reviews employee handbooks and bonus compensation plans as well as executive employment and severance agreements. She frequently advises businesses in the areas of wage and hour compliance, reductions in force, termination management, sexual harassment, union avoidance, and performance management, and prepares and delivers webinars on these subjects.

Drawing on her experience in the legal departments of two Fortune 500 companies and at several large firms, Dianne also has a deep understanding of workplace investigations and is regularly called upon to investigate a variety of claims, including whistleblower, sexual harassment and other misconduct.

Dianne’s litigation experience includes representation before the PHRC, EEOC, UC Referees and in state and federal courts.

Beyond McCAUSLAND Keen + Buckman

  • Board member of non-profit Good Works
  • ESL mentor for Gathering Hope
  • Distance runner

Selected Representative Matters

Provides ongoing employment counsel to privately held businesses in the information technology, real estate management and financial services sectors

Regularly advises executives and faculty members in negotiation of employment and separation agreements

Repeated success defending and prosecuting restrictive covenant agreements

Defended disability retaliation claim through to defense verdict

Routinely conducts workplace investigations, often of a highly sensitive nature, as independent counsel

Publications + Media Mentions

January 1, 2010 “Sexual Harassment Update – 2010,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute's 16th Annual Northeastern Employment Law Institute
January 1, 2010 “Layoff Litigation - Plaintiff's Perspective,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute
December 3, 2014 “Pregnant Driver's UPS Suit Hits Supreme Court,” AOL Jobs
November 17, 2014 “Starbucks Dress Code Is Legal But May Impact Worker Morale,” Law 360
August 15, 2014 “Who's Responsible: Employer or Employee?,” IE3
July 16, 2014 “Risky Business,” Human Resources Executive Online
June 3, 2014 “To Hire the Best, Professionalize Your Interviewing,” Monster.com
April 27, 2014 “One in Ten Small Businesses Found Employees Under the Influence,” MainStreet
February 26, 2014 “Should You Have a Non-Compete Agreement? ,” NFIB.com
January 1, 2014 “It's Only Temporary,” REALTOR Magazine
February 1, 2015 "Executive Employment Agreements and Restrictive Covenants in Pennsylvania," Villanova University Business Law course.
November 1, 2014 ʺExecutive Employment Agreements and Non-Competes," Delaware County Attorney/CPA Forum.
January 1, 2010 "Sexual Harassment Update," Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 16th Annual Northeastern Employment Law Institute.
January 1, 2010 "Layoff Litigation," Pennsylvania Bar Institute seminars.

Affiliations + Recognitions

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association


  • Society for Human Resource Management


  • Good Works, Inc.

    Board of Directors



  • Villanova University School of Law

    Juris Doctor

  • Gettysburg College

    Bachelor of Arts

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

  • U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

  • Pennsylvania