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Lawyer , Manufacturing executive

Diane Kosmach Schumacher, American manufacturing executive, lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1977, Illinois 1978, Texas 1983. Member American Bar Association, American Corporation Counsel Association, American Society Corporation Secretaries (president Houston chapter 1992-1993, board directors 1995-1998), American Arbitration Association (board directors since 1996), State Bar Texas.

Background

Schumacher, Diane Kosmach was born on August 13, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Education

Southern Illinois University (Bachelor of Arts, with high honors, 1974). DePaul University (Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 1977). President’s Scholars Club.

Note and Comment Editor, De Paul Law Review, 1976-1977.

Career

Corporation attorney Belden Corporation (acquired by Cooper Industries Inc. 1981), 1980-1981; senior counsel Cooper Industries Inc., Houston, 1981-1988, corporation secretary, 1988-1991, corporation vice president, 1991-1993, vice president administration, corporation secretary, 1993-1995, senior vice president, general counsel, secretary, 1995—2003, senior vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer, since 2003. Board directors Gardner Denver, Inc.

Achievements

  • Bar: Missouri 1977, Illinois 1978, Texas 1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Note, "Professional Malpractice—The Statute of Limitations," 25 De Paul L. Rev. 568 (1976).

Membership

Member American Bar Association, American Corporation Counsel Association, American Society Corporation Secretaries (president Houston chapter 1992-1993, board directors 1995-1998), American Arbitration Association (board directors since 1996), State Bar Texas.