Diana S. Brown

Diana Brown is a partner practicing education law and labor/employment law, with an emphasis on advising and representing clients in personnel matters, negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements, grievance and arbitration procedures, unfair labor practice proceedings before the State Employment Relations Board, FMLA, ADA, and defending discrimination claims before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission.

Diana has been practicing labor and employment law for 20 years in both the public and private sector. For the past 12 years, she has represented public school districts throughout the state of Ohio.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Member, National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys

Presentations & Published Works

  • Speaker, "OASBO Essentials of Human Resources, 2018-2019", August 2018
  • Speaker, Buckeye Association of School Administrators, Ohio School Boards Association, Ohio Association of School Business Officials, and individual school districts

Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Admitted, State of Ohio; United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio; the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association; Columbus Bar Association


  • University of Michigan (J.D., 1996)
  • Bowling Green State University (B.S., criminal justice, 1985)