Diana Gomez is a talented trial attorney with extensive experience regarding civil lawsuits. Her practice focuses on complex labor and employment disputes and includes managing EEOC and TWC matters as well as investigations for public and private employers. Diana also serves as a mediator for civil matters.
In addition to being Vice-Chair for the Labor & Employment Group, Diana serves as the National Chair for her firm’s Pro Bono Committee. She also serves on her firm’s management committee.
Diana is currently serving as the Second Vice President for the Houston Bar Association and serves on the Board of Directors for the Houston Zoo Development Corporation and the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston. Diana is also a co-chair for District Four of the Texas Bar Foundation and Chair of the HBA’s Law and the Media Committee.
Diana has been named to the “Super Lawyers List” by Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers Magazine and is the recipient of numerous awards including the Woodrow B. Seals Outstanding Young Lawyer of Houston Award, the President’s Award by both the HBA and the Houston Hispanic Bar Association, and the Latina Lawyer under “40” Award by the Mexican American Bar Association of Texas Foundation. Diana was also recognized as a Local Hero by the Houston Lawyer for her work as a Presidential Appointee in the U.S. Department of Education serving as Deputy Director for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans and then as Chief of Staff for the Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development in 2008 and 2009.
Diana is happily married to Judge Michael Gomez of the 129th Civil District Court for Harris County and they are proud parents of their children.
This panel will discuss the issues law firms face with diversity and inclusion, as well as the often forgotten aspect – retention. This program will help participants identify various biases and understand why those biases impact all attorneys ...