Jane Chen is an associate in Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP’s Real Estate and Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups. She concentrates her practice on the representation of homeowners’ associations, condominium associations, and cooperative corporations. Ms. Chen handles underlying mortgage financings and a wide variety of commercial and residential real estate transactions. She also represents real estate developers and sponsors in drafting and filing offering plans with the New York State Office of the Attorney General. Ms. Chen’s corporate experience includes entity formation and governance, entity organization agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate reorganizations.
Ms. Chen is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, Suffolk County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and the Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”). She liaises between the AABANY and the Firm to coordinate educational programming for attorneys. Ms. Chen is a frequent speaker at various continuing legal education programs focusing on current real estate issues. She has been published in the New York Real Estate Journal, The Suffolk Lawyer, and the Journal of International Business and Law, among other publications.
Ms. Chen is an Executive Board member of the Hofstra University Law School Alumni Association and is the Co-Chair of the Alumni Association’s Diversity Committee. She also serves as a mentor in the Hofstra University School of Law Mentorship Program.
Ms. Chen was featured in the New York Real Estate Journal’s 2020 Women in Real Estate (WIRE) Spotlight, was a recipient of Long Island Business News’ 30 Under 30 Award, and was recognized by the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce at the Celebrate Long Island’s Young Professionals event.
Ms. Chen is fluent in three Chinese dialects (Mandarin, Cantonese and Fuzhounese).
- Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, J.D., 2017
- Stony Brook University, B.A., 2014
- New York State Bar
- Nassau County Bar Association
- Suffolk County Bar Association
- Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) (Co-Chair, Real Estate Committee for the 2021-2022 fiscal year)
- New York State Bar Association
- Queens Chamber of Commerce, Banking & Law Committee
- Executive Board Member, Hofstra University Law School Alumni Association
- Co-chair, Hofstra University Law School Alumni Association’s Diversity Committee.
- April 8, 2021
Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Attorney Jane Chen Appointed Co-Chair of the Asian American Bar Association of New York’s Real Estate Committee
- December 1, 2020
Co-Author, New York Real Estate Journal article, “Commercial real estate in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic”
- July 23, 2020
Zoom CLE panelist, “Real Estate Closings in the New Norm: The Rules and Practices in Condos and Co-ops”
- July 16, 2020
Zoom CLE panelist, “Real Estate Closings in the New Norm: The New Rules and Practices”
- June 22, 2020
Zoom panelist, Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law’s, “How to Succeed as a Summer Associate”
- June 11, 2020
Guidelines for the Real Estate Industry: COVID-19 Phase II Protocols
- May 19, 2020
New York Real Estate Journal‘s 2020 Women in Real Estate (WIRE) Spotlight
- May 15, 2020
COVID-19’s Continuing Impact on Commercial Transactions and Businesses
- September 12, 2019
Long Island Business News‘ 30Under30 Award recipient
- June 4, 2019
Jane Chen of Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Recognized by the Huntington Chamber
- May 7, 2019
Chen Recognized by the Huntington Chamber of Commerce at the Celebrate Long Island’s Young Professionals Event
- January 30, 2019
Jane Chen Joins the Hofstra University School of Law Mentorship Program
- October 1, 2018
Beyond #MeToo: Heightened Obligations on New York’s Employers to Address and Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
- September 12, 2018
Volunteer Boxer Jane Chen Interviewed by Fios and Channel 12 News
- September 1, 2018
Graffiti Artists Awarded $6.75 Million for Destroyed Murals
- August 27, 2018
Jane Chen Presents to the Asian American Bar Association of New York
- August 13, 2018
Jane Chen Interviewed by the New York Real Estate Journal for the Professional Profile section.
- June 26, 2018
Local Volunteer Boxers Announced for the 2018 Long Island Fight For Charity
- March 23, 2018
Attorney Jane Chen Joins Executive Board of Hofstra Law School Alumni Association