Columbia Law School
JD, 2013

Staff Editor, Journal of Race and Law

Wellesley College
cum laude, BA, 2010


New York


Practice Areas



Diane Seol


t 617-248-4841   f 617-248-4000

Diane Seol participated in the firm’s summer associate program in 2012 after her second year of law school.

While attending Columbia Law School, Ms. Seol worked as a law clerk in the Government Benefits Unit of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, where she assisted low-income clients of East Los Angeles appeal denials of state and federal government benefits.  Prior to law school, Ms. Seol also served as a legal intern at State Street Corporation, where she assisted in-house counsel with licensing and general corporate matters.

Practice Focus

Intellectual Property Litigation:  complex patent infringement litigation and trade secret litigation within the technology, software and life sciences industries.

Complex Commercial Litigation:  assists in representation of leading corporations and financial institutions in complex commercial litigation.

Government Enforcement & Compliance:  represents individuals and corporations in government and internal investigations and related litigation, including securities fraud.

Representative Engagements

  • Successfully defended marketing intelligence company in patent, trade secret, and Lanham Act litigation related to advertising data analysis software product.
  • Assists in representation of security technology company in patent infringement litigation regarding portable motion detection systems.
  • Assists in representation of leading financial institution in patent infringement litigation regarding secure email systems.
  • Assists in representation of pharmaceutical company in complex patent infringement suit relating to innovative methods of processing polysaccharides.
  • Assists in representation of leading information technology company in suit regarding accounting fraud.
  • Assisted pro bono client with asylum application and interview.

Professional and Community Involvement

Ms. Seol is a member of the Boston Bar Association and the New York Bar Association.  She also participates in the firm’s pro bono program.


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