Biography

Dianna Manukyan is an associate in the firm's Los Angeles office. She practices the defense of public entities. Her clients include transportation agencies, school districts and utility companies.

Dianna focuses her practice on serving the litigation needs of public entity clients. She handles cases involving dangerous conditions of public property and liability stemming from the wrongful conduct or negligent acts of employees. Additionally, Dianna works with the public entity team on personal injury matters including wrongful death, brain damage, and catastrophic and emotional injuries.

Versed in all phases of litigation, Dianna's experience includes arguing ex-parte hearings and law in motion matters, researching and drafting oppositions to summary judgment, complaints, answers, discovery requests and ex-parte motions.

Dianna was a judicial extern for the Honorable Paul L. Abrams in Los Angeles, where she gained knowledge and experience in social security, bankruptcy and civil rights. Prior to joining Thompson Coe, Dianna was an associate with Archer Norris, also in Los Angeles.

Education

  • University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law  (J.D., 2016)
    • Runner-up Dean's Award - Torts
  • University of California at Los Angeles  (B.A., 2012)
    • magna cum laude
    • Dean's Honor List (four quarters)

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2016