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Sireen Tucker

Washington, DC Office

Sireen Tucker is an associate at R&C whose practice focuses primarily on affordable housing development, including counseling housing authorities on a variety of real estate related matters. Sireen represents housing authorities, developers, nonprofits and joint-ventures in structuring and closing varied mixed-finance and affordable housing transactions.  

Major Prior Work Experience

  • High Swartz, LLP,  Associate - represented clients in commercial and residential real estate acquisitions, drafted and negotiated real estate contracts; assisted and represented clients with property tax assessment appeals and exemptions, zoning and land use approval for commercial and residential development projects, landlord-tenant, transfer tax, and federal , state and  local tax issues.
  • Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, Senior Foreclosure Litigation Specialist - managed and reviewed contested foreclosure files to ensure compliance with investor and state guidelines; reviewed pleadings for allegations of state or federal regulatory violations; provided recommendations for settlement offers.
  • Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, Legal Intern - drafted memoranda, declarations of taking and motions, contracts, deeds and licensing agreements related to eminent domain issues in accordance with Pennsylvania Urban Redevelopment Law.
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Legal Intern - provided legal advice, counsel, and representation to the Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity division concerning complaints alleging housing discrimination.

Awards, Community, and Professional Activities

  • IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program Instructor, 2016 & 2017
  • Member, American Bar Association Forum on Housing and Community Development Law
  • Member, American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trusts, and Estate Law
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, CREWDC
  • Member, Women in Housing and Finance of Pennsylvania

Education

Temple University Beasley School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D.

Saint Joseph’s University, M.S. in Criminal Justice

Temple University, B.A. in Sociology

Bar Admission

Pennsylvania Bar

Hometown

Philadelphia, PA