Diane Ritchie - Attorney, Diane Ritchie & Associates

Attorney at Diane Ritchie & Associates



Current location

United States

Work category




Profile Activity

Diane Ritchie is an experienced and skilled litigator and mediator focusing on employment and labor law. She has worked as an attorney with the California School Employees Association. Prior to that, she founded her own firm, Diane Ritchie & Associates in San Jose. She handled major class action cases. She obtained a $13 million settlement from Taco Bell Corp. and a settlement of more than $1 million from Wendy’s. In both cases, she represented managers and assistant managers who had not been paid overtime. She handled a case on behalf of students subject to sexual orientation discrimination and harassment in Flores v. Morgan Hill Unified School District, which settled for $1.1 million.

Diane Ritchie's Education and Qualifications


PhD/Doctorate - J.D., Law

Golden Gate University - School of Law

Diane Ritchie's Additional Information



California Employment Lawyers Association; National Employment Lawyers Association; Santa Clara County Bar; California State Bar, Consumer Attorneys of California