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Keith S. Varian, a partner at Murtha Cullina, is a member of the firm’s Long Term Care, Real Estate, Health Care and Corporate practices.

Keith represents nursing homes, assisted living communities, CCRCs, home health care and hospice agencies, hospitals and physicians in connection with a wide range of transactional and real estate matters including purchases, sales, leases, HUD and private lender financings, contractual matters, capital expansions, joint venture participation, operations transfer agreements, and asset purchase agreements. Keith is also a member of the firm’s Public Finance practice where he represents hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, schools, underwriters, trustees, municipalities and banks in the issuance of tax-exempt bonds.

Keith regularly counsels and represents clients in connection with a wide range of real estate transactions including development projects, leases, purchases and sales. Keith is co-chair of the firm’s Community Banking practice and his experience includes representation of lenders and borrowers in commercial real estate and asset based financings including term and construction loan facilities, revolving credit facilities, participations, co-lending transactions and other types of credit facilities. Keith has experience representing lenders and borrowers in connection with financings for renewable energy projects including solar (both ground mounted and rooftop), fuel cell, wind and other energy efficiency measures as well as representing lenders in CPACE financings.

Keith is also a member of the firm's Executive Committee.

Keith, a Fairfield, Connecticut resident, is the Chairman of the Town of Fairfield's Golf Commission.

  • Real Estate Finance Association of Connecticut (REFA)

  • International Council of Shopping Centers

  • LeadingAge Connecticut

  • Association of Long Term Care Financial Managers, Board Member

  • Connecticut Assisted Living Association

  • Connecticut Association of Health Care Facilities

  • Connecticut Bar Association

  • Fairfield County Bar Association


  • American Health Lawyers Association

  • Connecticut Health Lawyers Association

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers

  • Judicial Intern for the Honorable James Gwin, Northern District of Ohio (Summer 1998)

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