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Diana Digennaro

Arnold & Porter LLP

San Francisco, CA, USA

Diana DiGennaro is an Associate in the firm's Litigation practice group. She has substantial experience representing law firms and lawyers in complex litigation and legal ethics matters, as well as experience handling a broad range of business disputes.

Prior to joining Howard Rice, Ms. DiGennaro served as a law clerk for the Honorable Gene E. K. Pratter of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Ms. DiGennaro is a member of OneJustice's Advisory Board, where she currently serves as Chair.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Chair, OneJustice Advisory Board
  • State Bar of California


  • Lisa Hill Fenning, Pamela Phillips, Jonathan W. Hughes and Diana D. DiGennaro "Minimizing 'Jewel' Risks In Lateral Partner Hiring" Employment Law360. Also ran in Bankruptcy Law360 and Commercial Contracts Law360. April 15, 2014
  • Diana  D.  DiGennaro  "To  Tell  or  Not  to  Tell,  That  is  the Question" Daily Journal, July 15, 2013
  • Diana D. DiGennaro "More Than Just Goodbye: The Ethics of Associate Departures" Daily Journal, February 19, 2013
  • Jonathan W. Hughes and Diana D. DiGennaro "Without an Agreement, a Former Partner Will Likely Have a Duty to Account to the Dissolved Firm" The National Law Journal, June 14, 2010


  • Diana D. DiGennaro "Who's Your Client? Avoiding Pitfalls In The Representation Of Individuals And Entities" ABTL Northern California LDC Program, Arnold
    & Porter LLP, San Francisco, CA, April 9, 2014
  • Diana D. DiGennaro "Lawyering 101: Ethical Pitfalls Facing New Lawyers" Continuing Legal Education, The Bar Association of San Francisco, July 9, 2013


  • "Keeping Up With The News: Jewel Risks In Lateral Partner Hiring" Mar. 2014

Practice Areas



JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), 2006
MA, New York University, 2003
BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, University of California, San Diego, 2002





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