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Dana J. Becker focuses her practice on commercial real estate matters, including the acquisition and disposition of properties, mortgage and mezzanine financing, loan and real property portfolio transactions, condominium and co-op conversions, and retail and commercial leasing.



  • Member, Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, September 2002-April 2011
  • Recording Engineer and Producer, New York and Australia, 1986-1991

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, Chambers & Partners USA Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, 2017-2018 and 2022
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2015 and 2022
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2014
  • Board Member, Catholic Education Institute, Board of Directors, 2014-Present
  • Founding Director of Education, World Youth Alliance Foundation, September 2011-February 2014
  • Consultant, Holy See, Permanent Mission to the United Nations, 45th Session of the Commission on Population and Development on Adolescence and Youth, April 2012
  • Volunteer, St. Nicholas of Tolentine Homeless Shelter
  • Volunteer Catechist, Our Holy Redeemer Catholic Church


  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law
    • Notes and Comments Editor, New York International Law Journal
  • M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi
  • B.M., Berklee College of Music
  • New York