Dana Kreis Glencer

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
248.642-6765 p

Dana Kreis Glencer is a Member with Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC. She specializes in the area of commercial real estate and business transactions.

Ms. Glencer has assisted clients in transactional real estate matters involving the negotiation and documentation of agreements for the purchase and sale of commercial real estate, the acquisition and disposition of property, the development of shopping centers, and leasing of commercial retail and office space.

Ms. Glencer’s practice also includes counseling clients regarding general business and corporate matters, such as business planning, entity formation and asset purchases and sales.

Additionally, Ms. Glencer has prior litigation experience in a variety of residential real estate matters, including the representation of financial institutions and mortgage companies in contested mortgage foreclosures and eviction proceedings. Her prior experience also includes bankruptcy and commercial litigation, as well as the representation of creditors and debtors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy proceedings. She has represented landlords, financial institutions, creditors and debtors. She has also handled numerous collection matters on behalf of creditors and financial institutions in Michigan.

Ms. Glencer earned her J.D. from Michigan State University, College of Law, cum laude, in 1998, where she was a member of the Law Review and Note & Comment Editor. She earned her B.A. from Oakland University in 1995, majoring in Latin American Studies.

Ms. Glencer is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Law Section and the Oakland County Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in all courts in the State of Michigan and before the U.S. District Court in the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan.


  • Michigan State University Detroit College of Law East Lansing, Michigan, 1998 J.D. Honors: cum laude Law Review: Detroit College of Law, Law Review, Note and Comment Editor 1997 – 1998
  • Oakland University Rochester, Michigan, 1995 B.A.



  • CREW – Commercial Real Estate Women
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan.

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 1998 U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Michigan, 1998

U.S. District Court
Western District of Michigan, 1998

Classes/Seminars Taught

Lecturer, “The Use of the Land Contract in Commercial Transactions”, State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Law Section

Honors and Awards

  • One of 30 attorneys selected to the “Women in the Law” Class of 2018 – Michigan Lawyers Weekly.
  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© – Real Estate Law, 2018-2020.
  • Selected to Michigan Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list – 2008 – 2010, 2012, 2013.


Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA) Member of Real Estate Committee, 2018-2019.

CREW Network – Commercial Real Estate Women Co-Chair of Industry Research Committee, 2019 Member of Industry Research Committee, 2018.

CREW Detroit – Commercial Real Estate Women Immediate Past President, Board of Directors, 2017

President, 2016 Director of Sponsorship, 2015

Network Chapter Delegate, 2015, 2016

Network Chapter Foundation Champion, 2015,

2010 Board of Directors, 2014 Co-Chair, Outreach Committee, 2011-12

State Bar of Michigan
Real Property Law Section
Arts and Entertainment Law Section

Oakland County Bar Association

American Bar Association
Business Law Section

International Association of Shopping Centers


Phi Alpha Delta

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