Dianne M. Bartony, Associate

Dianne M. Bartony, Associate

Dianne Bartony had the honor of being recognized as one of the “Top 50 in Business” by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette while serving in her role as a general counsel.

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As an associate in Bernstein-Burkley’s Business Law practice group, Dianne has extensive experience focusing on:

  • Commercial lending
  • Commercial bankruptcy
  • Commercial real estate
  • Corporate transactions

She Represents:

Dianne has represented the following in a wide range of business, bankruptcy, real estate, and other commercial matters:

  • Lenders
  • Borrowers
  • Chapter 11 debtors
  • Commercial landlords
  • Tenants
  • Other corporate clients


After leaving a private practice, Dianne spent almost a decade as in-house counsel, and then as general counsel, for a global medical technology manufacturing company. While serving her sole client, Dianne reviewed, negotiated and drafted a variety of complex business contracts and agreements, including:

  • Commercial instruments
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Consulting agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Manufacturing agreements
  • Employment contracts
  • Business development agreements
  • Supply contracts and other vendor agreements
  • Legal advice in areas such as corporate governance, antitrust, product liability, employee relations and risk management
  • Designing and deploying a global code of ethics and other organizational initiatives


  • University of Pittsburgh (B.A. magna cum laude, 1995)
  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D., 1989)


  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Florida