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  • Clients say she is "brilliant – a wonderful negotiator who really knows her business. She is very dedicated, of very high intelligence, and understands the business side more than the typical attorney." - Chambers USA


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1984
  • A.B., University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1981

    Georgetown University Law School, Associate Editor of The Tax Lawyer

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire

Memberships & Affiliations

Sophia Snow House, Board of Directors, (2004 - Present)

Boston Young Women's Christian Association, Board of Directors,

President, New England Chapter, CoreNet Global (2015-present)

New England Chapter, CoreNet Global, Board of Directors, (2007-Present)

Boston Industrial Development Finance Agency, Board of Directors, (2003-Present)

New England Women in Real Estate, Member, Past President

Member of Strategic Development Study Committee for the Boston Extension Portion of the Turnpike Air Rights Development (1998-2007)

Member of Blue Ribbon Panel for Open Space Protection (1998)

Massachusetts Bar Association

New Hampshire Bar Association

Member, McCarter & English Women's Initiative Steering Committee


NEWIRE Networking Award (2014)

Women of FIRE Award, Banker & Tradesman (2014)

Top Women of Law, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (2013)

NEWIRE Leadership Award (2008)

CoreNet Global Top Rated Faculty Award for Master of Corporate Real Estate (2008 and 2011-2013) 

CoreNet Global Legal Professional of the Year Award (2007)

Cynthia B. Keliher

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