Dyan is known for her persistence, attention to detail and pragmatic approach to cases. She represents individuals in all areas of family law, including divorce, alimony, child support, property division, mediation and post-judgment modifications and contempt. Dyan has extensive experience working on highly complex and sophisticated cases. She often collaborates with forensic accountants to analyze interests in private equity funds, professional practices, and privately held business interests to determine values for equitable distribution.
In addition, Dyan has experience resolving difficult custody disputes. Dyan appreciates that every client and case is different and prepares a strategy to achieve each individual client’s particular goals, while also considering the emotional impact of divorce.
Dyan has considerable experience in dealing with both the defense of, and attacks on, prenuptial agreements. In this sophisticated niche of the law, Dyan’s ability to formulate strategies, work closely with experts, review financial disclosures, trace assets, assess claims of unconscionability and make cogent arguments as to the specifics of statutory considerations, all serve the interests of clients who have, or are considering entering into, prenuptial agreements.
Before choosing to focus her practice solely on matrimonial law, Dyan litigated complex commercial litigation cases at the trial court, argued before the Appellate court, and represented institutional and individual clients in bankruptcy proceedings.
Dyan has been nominated by her peers for recognition by “Connecticut Super Lawyers” as a “Rising Star” each year in the area of family law since 2014. In 2016, she was also selected as a “40 Under 40” recipient by Fairfield County Business Journal, an honor which recognizes influential young leaders in the community.
Active in the community, Dyan is a volunteer in Special Olympics of Connecticut, where she often serves as a volunteer and Unified Sports Partner.