Diana K. Pecen

Phone: (630) 655-6000
Fax: (630) 655-9808

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

Diana Pecen has been associated with Goldstine, Skrodzki, Russian, Nemec and Hoff, Ltd. since 1997 and a partner from 2006 until June 2018, at which time she began serving the firm in an Of Counsel position. 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, website 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, video gaming 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.



  • 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
  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 1981-1982

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

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