Diana C. Bruce

Diana C. Bruce

  • Attorney Associate

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.

  • 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
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
    • ACBA Young Lawyers Division Bar Leadership Initiative Class of 2023-2024, Member
    • ACBA Corporate, Banking & Business Law Section, Council Member
    • ACBA Wills for Heroes Program, Volunteer
      • Assist in drafting estate planning documents for first responders
    • ACG Pittsburgh, Member
    • NAIOP Developing Leaders Program, Member
    • Urban Land Institute Learning from the Best Mentorship Program, Mentee
    • Meyer, Unkovic & Scott Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Member
    • Landlord Tenant Project and Landlord Tenant Pro Se Assistance Project, Volunteer
      • Pro bono representation of low-income tenants for appeals of housing determinations
    • Duquesne Law Alumni Association, Member, and Mentor in the B.E.S.T. Bar Prep Program
      • Interviewer in Mock Interview Program
      • Organizer and panelist of “How We Found Our Jobs” alumni panel
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
      • Mentor in the Young Lawyers Division E-Mentorship Program (2022-2023)
    • University of Pittsburgh Young Alumni Council, Member 2020-2022
    • Pitt Alumni Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2021
  • B.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2018
  • “Corporate Governance Considerations Throughout the Life Cycle of a Business,” CLE Co-Presenter, April 20, 2024.

  • “Managing Commercial Real Estate Leases: Pennsylvania State Q&A,” Practical Law published by Thomson Reuters, May 2024.

  • “Act 122: Pennsylvania’s Annual Reporting Requirements,” ACBA Young Lawyers Division Point of Law Article, Fall Edition.

  • “Name, Image, and Likeness in Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletics,” MUS Client Alert, August 14, 2023.
  • “Will Your Company Need to File an Annual Report in 2023? What You Need to Know,” MUS Client Alert, May 31, 2023.
  • “Federal Corporate Transparency Act and PA Annual Reporting Requirement for 2024 Client Compliance,” CLE Co-Presenter, July 11, 2023; August 14, 2023; September 19, 2023; September 26, 2023; October 24, 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.

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