BLACK MARJIEH LEFF & SANFORD LLP

Our Team

Dana Khalife-Marjieh

Education

J.D., Wayne State University Law School, 2007

B.A., University of Michigan, 2005

Admissions

  • New York
  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Contact Dana

T (914) 704-4403
C (248) 819-1717
dkmarjieh@bmlslegal.com

Founding Partner

Dana is a skilled litigator with experience representing clients at all stages of state and federal court proceedings. Her areas of focus include commercial litigation, premises liability, general liability and professional liability, encompassing the defense of lawyers, accountants, real estate agents and insurance agents. In addition, Dana's background includes handling Article 78 proceedings. Drawing upon nearly a decade of experience, Dana provides strategic representation by developing a thorough understanding of clients’ present and anticipated needs.

Dana has amassed a broad range of experience handling commercial and civil matters in addition to professional liability claims. Most recently, she was a solo practitioner. Prior to that, Dana served as a senior associate at a national law firm handing matters of insurance defense and coverage. She has also been an associate for a prestigious international law firm, where she represented fortune 500 companies in personal injury and premises liability actions and oversaw discovery in national arbitrations. Dana’s experience includes the provision of legal assistance and counsel to U.S. companies in relation to the establishment of local branches in countries throughout the Middle East. With a keen eye for detail, she is particularly skilled in handling discovery, document review, case evaluation and risk assessment.

Dana is inspired to help build a firm environment where clients, attorneys and staff work together as a cohesive team to inform the best possible outcomes. She is committed to fostering community, both inside and outside of the office.

In addition to being a routine contributor to food pantries, Dana enjoys making holiday baskets to benefit those less fortunate than herself and also provides pro bono legal services to those in need in relation to family court matters, housing and immigration. She also enjoys spending time with her family and travelling.



Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Immigration
  • General Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate, Commercial and Residential

Professional Activities

  • Westchester Bar Association, Member
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
  • Michigan Bar Association, Member