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Chelsey L. Lombardo is a paralegal in the Real Estate, Corporate and Environmental practices at Murtha Cullina. In her role she implements, tracks and measures department workflow processes and collaborates with attorneys in order to improve efficiency and streamline work.

Chelsey works with the commercial real estate team on acquisitions, sales, leasebacks, easements and land conservation involving community banks, municipalities, U.S. HUD, schools and universities, hotels, car dealerships, private businesses, developers, utility companies, land trusts, hospitals, nursing home and long-term care facilities and nonprofits. She also drafts contracts, transfer, title and related documentation and handles all aspects of the due diligence process including the review, analysis and negotiation of title insurance, surveys, municipal searches, zoning compliance and reports, UCC filings, UCC, litigation and bankruptcy searches, corporate organizational and authority documentation, liability and property insurance, leases, tenant estoppel certificates, landlord waivers and notices, subordination agreements

In the financing area, Chelsey handles the initial drafting of all financing documentation and all aspects of the due diligence process. Her environmental paralegal work includes restriction filings in connection with U.S. EPA and CT DEEP remediation activities which include title review and analysis, preparation of property interest charts and subordination agreements, survey analysis, utility analysis, preparation of applications for submittal and assist with response to comments, manage filing process and coordination of all statutory requirements.

Chelsey also works with tax, corporate and land use attorneys to provide paralegal support.

Prior to joining Murtha Cullina, Chelsey was a paralegal at several other Connecticut law firms.

  • Created the organizational framework for the purchase of a ready-mix concrete supplier and the real estate comprised of its plant in Massachusetts by a quality aggregate producer, which allowed the complex transaction to be completed in a compressed time frame.
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Paralegal Section

  • Central Connecticut Paralegal Association, Inc.

    • Vice President

    • NFPA Secondary Representative

  • National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.

    • Local Association Secondary Representative

  • Sigma Alpha Pi National Honor Society of Leadership & Success, University of Hartford

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