Diana McDonald focuses on industry advocacy efforts as well as legislative and regulatory developments.

Previously, Diana served as Policy Director for the Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs during the 84th Legislature. In that role, she worked extensively with state retirement agencies and employee groups to address funding and administrative requirements for the state’s pension and health plans. During her tenure, the legislature remedied a $7.5 billion unfunded liability for the Employees Retirement System without making benefit design changes. Immediately prior to joining Groom, Diana worked on executive compensation and Affordable Care Act matters at a major accounting firm.

Diana is an active Georgetown alumna as a speaker and mentor to current LL.M. students.

Previous Experience
  • Policy Director, Committee on State Affairs, Texas Senate
  • Law Clerk, United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
  • Judicial Intern, The Honorable S. Allan Alexander, United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi