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Special Counsel

Diane P. Cragg

Diane Cragg financial services and employment litigation

Ms. Cragg is an experienced litigation attorney in Severson & Werson’s Employment Practice Group who effectively advocates for clients, while maintaining a pragmatic and efficient approach to litigation.

She is results-oriented, and views each case as an opportunity to help clients avoid similar litigation in the future.

Ms. Cragg represents businesses, corporations and non-profit organizations in employment lawsuits and pre-litigation claims, covering a wide range of employment law issues including charges of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, accommodation, whistleblowing and hiring practices. She also advises clients on preventative measures, implementing best employment practices and policies, assessing compliance with federal, state and local labor and employment laws, disciplinary actions, terminations and investigations. Ms. Cragg also provides anti-sexual harassment and discrimination training to management.

In addition to her employment law practice, Ms. Cragg represents financial services clients in lawsuits filed in both federal and state courts, through trial.

Ms. Cragg received her J.D. from Golden Gate University, School of Law, in San Francisco, California. During law school, Ms. Cragg clerked at the San Francisco D.A.’s Office and U.S. Attorney’s Office (SF). She was also an extern for Magistrate Judge Bernard Zimmerman at the United States District Court, Northern District in San Francisco, and San Francisco Superior Court Judge Stuart Pollak.


  • Golden Gate University School of Law, J.D., 2000
  • University of San Francisco, B.A., 1996


  • California