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School of Law
District of Massachusetts
First Circuit Court of Appeals
American Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association
Hampden County Real Estate Bar Association
Felicity Hardee is chair of the firm's Real Estate and Environmental Law Departments. She also serves as chair of the firm's Technology Committee and has previously served on the Executive Committee.
Felicity represents clients in a wide range of real estate matters, including permitting, conveyancing, leasing and financing commercial and industrial property. She regularly counsels clients with respect to problems involving title, zoning, wetlands and environmental contamination. She represents clients in all aspects of real estate disputes and appears in state and federal court and before local agencies and regulators. She also assists clients developing multi-unit affordable housing projects and provides general legal advice to nonprofit entities developing real estate in Western Massachusetts. Other components of her practice include commercial evictions and formation of condominiums.
Felicity lectures at Western New England College School of Law on environmental issues arising in commercial real estate transactions. She serves as board president of the Valley Community Development Corporation, as a registries committee member of the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association, as a board member of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce and as treasurer of Community Legal Aid. Felicity has previously served as a member of the Conservation Commission for the town of Amherst.
Preserving affordability in 'expiring-use' properties, Real Estate Bar Association News, Banker & Tradesman (2011).
Fullilove and the Minority Set Aside: In Search of An Affirmative Action Rationale, 29 Emory Law Journal 1127 (1980)
Litigation and Government Enforcement under the "New" General Laws c. 21E, in Dealing with the New Chapter 21E, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (1992)
Represented nonprofit affordable housing developer in low income housing tax credit project.
Represented client in a matter of first impression in the Supreme Judicial Court involving real estate taxation of improvements constructed after the statutory valuation date.
Represented economic development industrial corporation in acquisition and disposition of property previously used as a campus serving developmentally disabled individuals.