Diane Tiveron is the Managing Partner and Chairperson of the Corporate & Business Law Department at HoganWillig PLLC. With over 29 years of legal experience and a educational background in economics and business administration, Ms. Tiveron assists clients with business formations (sole proprietorship, partnership, corporations, and limited liability companies), acquisitions, sales or dissolutions, as well as the preparation of any commercial document/contract, ranging from an employment agreement to a lease. She counsels non-for-profit organizations on nonprofit law and governance, obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status and 501(c) classifications.
Ms. Tiveron also advises individuals and businesses with bankruptcy issues (Chapter 7 and Chapter 13) and assists many creditors with protecting their rights in bankruptcy. She is able to provide assistance to creditors with their general collection needs as well as provide troubled businesses advice and counsel.
In partnership with HoganWillig’s Litigation Department, Ms. Tiveron engages in civil litigation in all courts in Western New York with regard to commercial issues such as breach of contract, fraud, collections, foreclosures and business disputes.
Ms. Tiveron has been voted an Upstate New York "Super Lawyer" in the area of Business/Corporate Law and Business Litigation every year since 2007. She has also been selected as one of Western New York's Legal Elite Leaders in Business law since 2014 and is listed as "Top Attorney, Business Law" in accordance with her 10.0/10.0 rating on AVVO.
Above all else she provides practical strategies attuned to the unique needs of each and every client.