Perspectiva General

Diana G. Dickinson represents employers in a broad range of employment matters involving:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act and Nevada wage and hour laws
  • Noncompetition and nonsolicitation covenants, confidential information, and trade secrets

Diana’s practice focuses on trade secrets, enforcing and defending against restrictive covenants, class and collective actions brought under federal and state wage and hour laws, and appellate litigation.

In her noncompete and trade secrets cases, Diana has assisted with written discovery, depositions, obtaining temporary and extended orders of protection for harassment in the workplace, and hearings successfully enforcing emergency injunctive relief.

Diana has significant class action litigation experience, including responding to class discovery, conducting blitz interviews, drafting dispositive motions, and obtaining final approval of a class action settlement.

In her appellate practice, Diana has argued before the Nevada Court of Appeals on behalf of a pro bono client in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 civil rights case.  She has also drafted Opening, Answering, and Reply briefs before the Nevada Supreme Court. 

Diana has handled matters in federal and state courts, arbitration, and before administrative agencies achieving favorable results which include the following:

  • Obtained complete dismissals in federal court and arbitration matters
  • Prevailed on summary judgment in Title VII matter
  • Successfully defended healthcare provider in disability discrimination dispute, achieving full defense verdict in arbitration
  • Enjoined and prevented temporary restraining orders and injunctive relief in matters involving employee breaches of confidential information, trade secrets, solicitation, and noncompete agreements

Prior to joining Littler, Diana clerked at the pre-trial, trial, and appellate levels of federal court. She was a law clerk for the Hon. Johnnie B. Rawlinson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the Hon. Howard D. McKibben of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, and the Hon. Nancy J. Koppe of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

During law school, Diana served as an articles editor for the Virginia Journal of International Law. Diana also was a judicial extern to the Hon. Philip M. Pro of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.   

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias

Barrister

Howard D. McKibben Inn of Court

2014-present

Member

Junior League of Las Vegas

2015-present

Western Regional Committee Chair

Washington University in St. Louis Alumni and Parents Admissions Program

2016-present

Reconocimiento

Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America©

2021-2022

Speaking Engagements

Employment Law Class Actions in Nevada

Clark County Bar CLE

February 8, 2022

The Next Noncompete Reboot

Nevada Virtual Regional Employer Conference

September 14, 2021

Employment Discrimination 2021

Howard D. McKibben Inn of Court CLE

May 18, 2021

Employment Discrimination

Nevada Legal Services CLE

February 26, 2021

Educación

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2011magna cum laude

Admisión de la barra

Nevada

Cortes

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada