Diane Bazan Young joined Western Alliance Bank in 2021, bringing more than 20 years of experience as a transactional attorney to her role as Senior Counsel for Western Alliance Bank.
In her role, Diane is responsible for counseling divisional executives, loan and credit administrators, and lenders on a variety of legal matters, including transaction structuring, diligence, documentation and negotiation. She also works diligently to educate business units on current legal trends and best practices, implement new policies and procedures, advise on enterprise-wide initiatives and manage outside counsel.
Diane spent 15 years at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, a full-service law firm focused on the financial services, real estate, energy and technology industries. Prior to that, she served as the Legal Director for Yahoo!.
Diane graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of California, Los Angeles (1998), with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics. She went on to receive her Juris Doctor with distinction from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (2001).
Torrey Pines Bank
Torrey Pines Bank, the Southern California division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers relationship banking that puts clients at the center of everything. Founded in 2003, Torrey Pines Bank offers a full spectrum of tailored commercial banking solutions delivered with outstanding service. With offices throughout San Diego, Los Angeles and Orange County, Torrey Pines Bank is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $70 billion in assets. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director. As a regional bank with significant national capabilities, Torrey Pines Bank delivers the reach, resources and local market expertise that make a difference for customers.