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Diana K. Pecen


Diana K. Pecen, Partner

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With my business education and experience I can think through a client’s situation strategically and uncover potential issues before they become problems.


Practice Areas: Business and Corporate Law


  • Valparaiso University School of Law, J.D. magna cum laude, 1997
  • Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management, M.B.A., 1987
  • Indiana University, B.A., 1983

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Bar Association Memberships:

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Diana Pecen has been associated with Goldstine, Skrodzki, Russian, Nemec and Hoff, Ltd. since 1997 and a partner since 2006. Diana brings to the firm prior business experience from senior management, strategic planning and corporate marketing positions across various industries. She counsels clients on a variety of business matters, including commercial transactions, contract drafting and review, owner disputes, employment matters, leases, entity formation, distributorship and licensing law, trademark, copyright, web site and internet issues. Diana is also a certified mediator.

Some of the highlights of Diana's practice during her tenure at the firm include successfully completing complex purchases and sales of nationally-franchised tax preparation services, waste hauling entities, glass cutting operations and internet businesses, handling liquor and other licensing and related matters for publicly-traded and privately-held corporations in the City of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, and actively addressing distributorship and product diversion issues in the hair care industry on a national scale, including pursuing trademark infringement claims.


Practice Areas

We are uniquely staffed to handle most types of legal matters—whether personal or business related—within our main practice areas: business and corporate law; construction law; employment and labor law; estate and tax planning; family law; land use and development/local government; litigation; and real estate law.
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There are no shortcuts or compromises at Goldstine, Skrodzki, Russian, Nemec and Hoff, Ltd. Our attorneys respectfully listen to their clients, anticipate their needs and work diligently to provide sound and practical legal advice.
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Introducing our new partners: Alison J. Wetzel, Brian M. Dougherty, and Daniel J. McCarthy III.


Our attorneys represent a vast array of clients, from individuals to closely-held businesses and publicly-traded companies to municipalities.
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In Memoriam: Thomas P. Russian


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