Diane Wagner Katzen maintains a civil and trial practice in state and federal courts, with an emphasis in complex commercial litigation, employment-related litigation, business torts and liability of business professionals and general negligence. Ms. Katzen also has extensive experience in matters relating to negotiation of separation agreements and preparation of employee manuals.
Diane is a Florida Supreme Court certified civil mediator.
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1984
Boston University, Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, cum laude, 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
The Florida Bar
The American Bar Association
The Dade County Bar Association
Vice-Chair of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee 11B
Former Board member of the Dade County Trial Lawyers Association
Former member of the Civil Rules Committee of The Florida Bar
Since 2002, Ms. Katzen has served the Board of Trustees of Temple Beth Sholom in various capacities. She formerly served as a Director of the National Council of Jewish Women/Greater Miami section. She is also a past member of the Executive Board of the Commerce and Professions Division of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.
Previously, Ms. Katzen served on the Cultural Action Committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, the Development Committee of the Miami City Ballet, and the Support Group for the New World Symphony. She is a graduate of Leadership Miami, Florida.
Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated
Which Will Come First: The End Of Uber’s Labor Lawsuit Or Self-Driving Cars? (October 14, 2015)
Starbucks ‘Race Together’ May Brew Up Legal Risk (March 23, 2015)
Dual CEO’s: Good Leadership Move or Two Headed Monster? – The Corporate Counsel Magazine (September 26, 2014)
When The CEO Has To Go: American Apparel as Case Study – The Corporate Counsel Magazine (July 18, 2014)