Dana is a member of the Commercial Litigation practice group and handles matters involving contract disputes, business torts, and claims against healthcare clients and clients in the consumer financial services arena. She handles cases in federal and state court, as well as before the American Arbitration Association. Dana’s government contracting experience includes advising and representing businesses on matters unique to government contractors, including small business programs, protests and other disputes before the U.S. Small Business Administration, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, and U.S. Court of Federal Claims, as well as contract disputes and terminations.
Dana received her B.A. in Mathematics, cum laude, and her M.Ed. in Secondary Mathematics Education from Vanderbilt University, where she also competed for four years as a member of Vanderbilt’s varsity women’s lacrosse team. Dana received her J.D., with honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While at Chapel Hill, Dana was a member of the Holderness National Moot Court team and competed in the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the American College of Trial Lawyers National Moot Court Competition.
Before attending law school, Dana worked for two years in the financial services industry, first as a financial advisor for a large wealth management firm and later as a marketing coordinator and analyst for a life insurance general agency. Dana also worked for three years as a high school mathematics teacher.
Since graduating college, Dana has continued her interest in athletics by coaching and mentoring to local youth as a high school and youth swimming and lacrosse coach. She has coached club lacrosse programs in Tennessee and New Jersey, and continues to volunteer her time as an assistant coach for a club lacrosse program in the Raleigh area.