Diana C. Bruce


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  • B.S., University of Pittsburgh
  • J.D., Duquesne University School of Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

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

Diana Bruce is an Associate in the firm’s Corporate & Business Law and Real Estate & Lending Practice Groups.

Diana practices in a broad array of corporate, business, and commercial real estate transactions, including business entity formation, entity structure, and commercial leasing.  She has also assisted clients in the administration of estates and associated matters.  As a former member of the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group, she has additional experience drafting pleadings, presenting motions, and negotiating settlements in a wide variety of matters including breach of contract and collections.

Diana is a native of New Castle, Pennsylvania.  She enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.

  • J.D., Duquesne University School of Law, 2021 – cum laude
  • B.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2018 – magna cum laude
  • Susan H. Wilke Award for Professional Responsibility and Ethics in the Practice of Law, Duquesne University School of Law
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Health Care Law
  • Production Editor to the Duquesne Law Review
  • Legal Research Assistant regarding Pennsylvania constitutional issues, Duquesne Law
  • Legal Intern and Courtroom Administrator for The Honorable Dominick Motto, President Judge of the Lawrence County Court of Common Pleas
  • Legal Intern for The Honorable Marilyn J. Horan of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Thomas V. Ablauf Distinguished Service Award, University of Pittsburgh
  • ACBA Young Lawyers Division Bar Leadership Initiative Class of 2023-2024
  • NAIOP Developing Leaders Program, Member
  • Landlord Tenant Project and Landlord Tenant Pro Se Assistance Project, Volunteer
    • Pro bono representation of low-income tenants for appeals of housing determinations
  • Pitt Alumni Association, Member
  • University of Pittsburgh Young Alumni Council, Member 2020-2022
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, and Mentor in the Young Lawyers Division E-Mentorship Program
  • Meyer, Unkovic & Scott Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Member
  • Duquesne Law Alumni Association, Member, and Mentor in the B.E.S.T. Bar Prep Program
  • “Federal Corporate Transparency Act and PA Annual Reporting Requirement for 2024 Client Compliance,” CLE Co-Presenter, July 11, 2023.
  • “Managing Commercial Real Estate Leases: Pennsylvania State Q&A,” Practical Law published by Thomson Reuters, April 2023.
  • “Breaking Down the Updates to Pennsylvania’s Associations Code” The Legal Intelligencer. March 9, 2023.