Whether selling, buying, or leasing property, Dana will work to ensure clients' interests are well protected in an array of residential and commercial real estate matters. Her practice focuses on assisting real estate owners, developers, and individuals with complex issues, such as acquisitions, financing, development, lease agreements, and zoning and land use issues.
Dana's practice also involves working with development projects, including condominiums, mixed-use projects, and subdivisions. This representation routinely includes assisting developers with the formation of planned communities and condominiums.
As a member of Ward and Smith's Community Associations Practice Group, Dana also assists homeowner and condominium associations with numerous real property matters, including restrictive covenant interpretation, statutory analysis, and easement preparation.
When not assisting clients with various real estate matters, you can find Dana playing beach volleyball, exploring local coffee shops, or reading a good book with her cat Smoky.
- J.D., with honors, University of North Carolina School of Law, 2021; North Carolina Law Review, Comments Editor; Recipient of Merit Scholarship; Honors Writing Scholar
- B.A., with distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017
Professional and Community Affiliations
- CREW Network, Cape Fear Chapter
- Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County Board of Directors, present - 2025
Admitted to Practice
North Carolina, 2021
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