honors + affiliations
Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2009–2012)
Listed, "Lawyers on the Fast Track," The Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly (2009)
Recipient of the 2009 CREW Network's 20 Under 40 Award
Hiring Partner, Philadelphia Office Legal Recruitment Committee
President, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Philadelphia Chapter
Board Member, Community Outreach Committee Chairperson, and Recipient of the 2008 Outstanding New Member Award, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Philadelphia Chapter
Member, Resource Development Committee, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) National
Member, Board of Counselors and Dickinson Law Association of The Dickinson School of Law
Member, Board of Directors, General Alumni Association of The Dickinson School of Law
Former Member, Committee Chairperson and Executive Board Member, Alumni Council of The Pennsylvania State University
Recipient of 2005 Outstanding Alumni Council Member Award by the Penn State Alumni Association
Recipient of the Distinguished Service Award by the Dickinson School of Law General Alumni Association
Member, American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Member, Forum of Executive Women
- District of Columbia
Tracy L. Steele is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Real Estate Practice and hiring partner for the Philadelphia office. Ms. Steele focuses her practice on real estate transactions, real estate aspects of corporate transactions and related areas including the acquisition, development, financing, leasing and disposition of commercial, residential, industrial and retail properties. She has represented REITs as well as regional and national owners, tenants and lenders in a broad variety of commercial real estate transactions. Ms. Steele has led transaction teams in matters involving headquarters properties, debt and equity financings, and development projects. Her background also includes the formation and structured disposition of condominiums and a planned community involving a golf course and residential development. Ms. Steele works regularly with energy companies, suppliers, and major utilities on issues relating to their ownership, use, and financing of real estate.
Ms. Steele was the president of the Student Bar Association while attending The Dickinson School of Law and was awarded the SBA of the Year Award from the American Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division. Ms. Steele was the president of the Student Government Association while attending Sweet Briar College.
Ms. Steele has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer "Rising Star" for 2005, 2006, and 2007 and is a member of Madison Who's Who of Professionals for 2006-2007. She is a member of CREW, ULI, and NAIOP.
Ms. Steele is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, and Virginia.
- Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, 1995, J.D.
- Sweet Briar College, 1992, B.A., Cum Laude