Diana K. Powell, Esq. Joins Westminster Consulting as Senior Legal Advisor

2012-09-12

ROCHESTER, NY — September 11, 2012 — Diana K. Powell has joined Westminster Consulting as its Senior Legal Advisor.  In this role she will be responsible for governance reviews and ensuring that clients remain compliant with the laws and regulations of ERISA.  Previously, she was a sole practitioner who advised educational organizations, government bodies and private corporations.  Diana was responsible for negotiating agreements for high-tech software corporations and contracts involving Intellectual Property issues.

Diana has concentrated on matters involving interpreting government regulations, composing detailed oriented agreements between parties and defining and interpreting Copyright issues for not-for-profit educational corporations and other organizations.  In addition, she has successfully led various boards including educational, public and private as well as governmental.

Diana is a graduate of the University of Rochester, B.A., Political Science and Albany Law School of Union University, J.D.  She holds a Certificate of International Law from the University of Notre Dame, London Law Center and has studied negotiations, mediation and arbitration at the University of Cornell’s School of Industrial Labor Relations, as well as Statistics and International Studies, specializing in the Republic of China, and Educational Policy and Research Methods at the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester.

Diana and her husband, Brian Keery, live in Spencerport and have two daughters.  In her spare time she enjoys reading historical fiction, jewelry making and volunteering for various animal rescues.