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