Admitted in NY and NJ
Dana E. Lossia
Dana Lossia (Northwestern University, B.A., summa cum laude 2001, Harvard Law School, J.D., 2005) joined Levy Ratner in December 2005. She represents unions in New York and New Jersey in arbitrations, administrative proceedings, NLRB cases and federal and state court litigation. She also represents plaintiffs in complex employment discrimination actions, including a challenge to racially discriminatory hiring practices at the NYC Fire Department. Lossia has also litigated on behalf of tenants in land use and zoning appeals before the NYC Board of Standards and Appeals. Additionally, she provides start-up services for not-for-profit organizations and foundations, including drafting and filing initial articles of incorporation and obtaining federal tax exemption under IRC 501(c)(2), (c)(3) and (c)(4).
Lossia’s work at Harvard Law School centered on economic, social and cultural rights, including a two-year healthcare rights project in Ghana and a year-long working group on U.S. education reform. Lossia has worked at East Bay Community Law Center’s HIV/AIDS Unit and as a federal policy associate at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Prior to attending law school she worked as an education reform organizer in Chicago.