Diana Hamar focuses her practice in all areas of labor and employment law, with a specific emphasis on defending clients against wage and hour disputes, executive agreements, and general risk mitigation. Diana regularly represents employers in federal and state courts and before government agencies.
Always poised and prepared, Diana has successfully helped multiple clients defeat wage and hour class and conditional certification, conducted internal wage-hour audits, and represented clients who are audited by state and federal administrative agencies. Similarly, she has helped senior executives and employers navigate high-stakes employment agreements.
Additionally, Diana regularly counsels employers on risk management, litigation prevention, disability and leave processes, and other employment law issues. Diana is a frequent speaker and commentator on trending employment issues and legal changes. She is also a regular author for the firm’s labor and employment blog Labor Days
Diana is also a proud member of Kelley Drye’s Diverse Associate Network.
Diana was recognized as a leading practitioner by US Legal 500
, a Legalease Publication, for her work in the area of Labor & Employment - Defense, 2021. A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.legal500.com/assets/pages/about-us/how-it-works.html#rank
She was selected for inclusion in the 2020 New York Super Lawyers’
“Rising Stars” list, issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html
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