Prior to joining Weil, Ms. Diveley was an attorney advisor in the Office of Commissioner Wright at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In that role Ms. Diveley provided advice regarding recommendations for Commission action received from the Bureau of Competition and the Bureau of Economics, communicated with parties and outside counsel regarding pending investigations, and drafted statements and speeches. Notable transactions on which she worked include Holcim/Lafarge, Dollar Tree/Family Dollar and Steris/Synergy. Ms. Diveley acted as lead attorney advisor to Commissioner Wright in his efforts to secure publication of FTC guidelines articulating the boundaries of the agency’s competition authority under Section 5 of the FTC Act.
During law school, Ms. Diveley worked for the International Center for Law and Economics where she researched the legality of horizontal mergers in the high-tech industry and evaluated the impact of proposed federal legislation on preemption analysis. She also worked at the Federal Trade Commission in the Office of Commissioner Kovacic, researching antitrust and consumer protection matters and conducting a comparative analysis of the U.S. and international competition laws.
Ms. Diveley received her J.D., cum laude, from the George Mason University School of Law, where she served as articles editor for the George Mason Law Review. She earned her B.A. from the University of California-San Diego.