Dana W. Fox
Firm: Shartsis Friese LLP
San Francisco, CA 94111
University: University of California at Berkeley, A.B., 1979, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1985
Admitted: 1985, California
Biography: Ms. Fox joined the Firm in 2014 as Of Counsel in the Real Estate Department. Prior to joining Shartsis Friese, Ms. Fox was a partner at Plageman Lund & Cannon. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS•Member, Donor Development Committee, Alameda County Community Food Bank, 2013-present•Panel Participant, “Renewal Project Development”, State Bar of California, Real Property Section Retreat, 2012 •Instructor, Newly Adopted ATLA Title Insurance Forms - “Hot off the Presses!”, American Bar Association, 2012 •Northern California Super Lawyer, 2006-present •Member, Women in Real Estate, 2007-2009 •Director/Treasurer/Member, Commercial Real Estate Women, San Francisco, 2002-2007 •Chair, City of Piedmont General Plan Review Committee (Housing Element), 2001 •Chair/Member, City of Piedmont Planning Commission, 1994-2000 •Chair, Bay Area Real Estate Roundtable, 1997 •Editor/Consulting Editor: Continuing Education of the Bar; American Bar Association Leasing Symposium; American Bar Association Commercial Leasing Newsletter, 1993-1996 •Participant, Leadership Oakland, 1991 •Facilitator, Mayor's Long-Range Strategic Plan, City of Oakland, 1991 •Participant, Alameda County Lawyers in the Library, 1990-2000 •State Bar of California •American Bar Association REPRESENTATIVE ENGAGEMENTS•Represented solar energy clients in connection with the development of multiple solar energy projects and facilities involving over 50, 000 acres of real property and designed to generate more than 2, 500 megawatts of electricity to serve roughly 1, 000, 000 businesses and homes. •Represented energy clients in connection with the leasing, land use, development and financing of multiple conventional and renewable energy power production facilities. •Represented commercial and industrial building owners and tenants in leasing, management and operation matters. •Represented lending institutions and borrowers in connection with construction and permanent financing for commercial projects, loan workouts and foreclosures. •Represented buyers in acquisitions of power plants and steamfield assets (1st and 2nd rounds of PG&E plant divestitures and other utility company divestitures) with an aggregate value of $1.7 billion. •Represented owner in negotiating retail leases for 592, 000 square feet of space in Northern California shopping center. •Represented charitable foundation in connection with ownership of multiple parcels of real property in Santa Cruz County, including transfer of property dedicated for public use and processing of a vesting tentative map in connection with a large residential development.