Diane L. McGimsey

Diane McGimsey is a member of the Firm’s Litigation Group. She was elected a partner of the Firm, effective January 1, 2011. Before joining S&C, she served as a law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court and to Chief Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Ms. McGimsey has represented clients in a wide range of federal and state litigation matters at both the trial and appellate level, with a particular focus on shareholder litigation and the defense of private class action securities and antitrust litigation. Her practice also includes investigations by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as handling matters for clients as plaintiffs in significant commercial disputes.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation and 2) Appellate
Law School The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D., 2002)
Admitted Year 2001
Education Claremont McKenna College (B.A., 1999)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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