Kelly Canavan



(631) 738-9100 ext. 344

Kelly Canavan handles real estate, corporate transactions, and litigation for businesses and individuals on the East End.

Well known in the competitive world of Hamptons real estate, Kelly represents buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, brokers and developers, architects, contractors, and business owners on major transactions totaling well over a hundred million dollars per year.  Her real estate work includes significant experience handling complex forward and reverse 1031 exchanges.  She also focuses on corporate transactions, including joint ventures, shareholder/member buyouts, and stock or asset sales and purchases.  Kelly rounds out her practice handling commercial litigation matters for East End clients.  She began her legal career in the courtroom and puts this experience to work for her diverse client base.

Kelly has practiced at large firms in New York City and Nassau County.  In 1996, she opened her own law firm in Sag Harbor focusing on real estate and litigation matters for her East End clientele.  After a decade, Kelly merged her practice into a large Long Island firm.  Kelly joined the CMM team with a deep understanding of the Hamptons market and the experience to help clients navigate the complex issues that often arise in property and business transactions on the East End.

Fordham University, B.A.
Hofstra University School of Law, J.D.

New York
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

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Member, Suffolk County Bar Association

Who’s Who in Women in Professional ServicesLong Island Business News (2016)