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Chelsea A. Wood

Associate

CAWood@mintz.com

+1.617.348.1750

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Chelsea focuses her practice on transactional commercial real estate law. She represents clients in transactions including commercial leasing, development, and acquisitions and dispositions of office, medical office, multi-family and industrial properties. She regularly drafts closing documents and leases, negotiates purchase and sale agreements, and performs due diligence related to acquisitions, dispositions, and development work. 

In 2013, Chelsea was a Summer Intern at Mintz. After earning her law degree, she joined the Boston office of another international law firm and served as an associate in its real estate and REITs practice group. 

In law school, Chelsea was a teaching assistant for the Legal Research and Writing class and was a staff editor for the Wake Forest Law Review.

Education

  • Wake Forest University (JD)
  • Boston College (BA)

Recognition & Awards

  • Order of the Coif

Involvement

  • Co-chair, Public Service Committee of the New Lawyers Forum Steering Committee, Boston Bar Association (2019-present)
  • Volunteer, CORI Sealing Clinic, Boston Bar Association (2019-present)

Languages

- Spanish

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