Biography

Danna Kozerski is a co-managing partner with the law firm of Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP in San Francisco, and is the former chair of the firm's real estate practice group.

Ms. Kozerski specializes in transactional real estate law, primarily devoted to leasing, financing, joint venture formation, and acquisitions and dispositions  She has represented both landlords and tenants in office and retail leases, lenders and borrowers in construction and permanent financings, and sellers and buyers in single asset and portfolio sales. 

Ms. Kozerski is an elected Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and an elected member of the Policy Advisory Board for the University of California, Berkeley’s Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics.  She is a frequent speaker on financing, leasing and acquisition topics, including presentations for the American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE), the California Continuing Education of the Bar and the Practising Law Institute.

She was named a 2011 Dealmaker of the Year by the Daily Journal, one of 20 California real estate attorneys whose complex real estate deals had a significant impact on local communities and the broader real estate market, and was honored by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” in 2011 and 2012.  She is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law.

From 2003 to 2009, she served as a director and vice president of Habitat for Humanity San Francisco California.

She is admitted to practice in the States of California and Michigan.  Ms. Kozerski earned her undergraduate degree cum laude from Marquette University in 1984 where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She received her law degree cum laude from Wayne State University in 1987.

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