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Touchstone Closing Partner Liberty Law Merger.

Touchstone Closing Expansion Continues; Welcomes Powerhouse Liberty Law Team

ANDOVER, April 3, 2024 – Award winning real estate law firm, Touchstone Closing, announces a merger with Liberty Law, bringing on board esteemed Newburyport law partners Robert Ciampitti Jr. and Charles S. Palmisano, along with a robust staff to complement the fast growing Touchstone team. This exciting news comes off the heels of Touchstone welcoming Newburyport’s Tomlinson & Hatch in 2022. By joining forces, the firm will significantly expand its Newburyport presence and provide an exceptional closing office in the heart of historic downtown Newburyport, MA to service the local and regional community more conveniently.

Charles (Charlie) Palmisano, Co-Founder of Liberty Law has been a practicing attorney for over 30 years in the greater Massachusetts region. In addition to his expertise in real estate conveyancing, he is often consulted by real estate investors in the acquisition, sale, or financing of investment properties. Palmisano has been a pillar in the Newburyport community having a pivotal role of Vice Chair for the Newburyport Planning Board, recently appointed to the Newburyport Board of Directors as well as an active member of the Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee. Attorney Palmisano is also a guest lecturer for numerous Realtor groups in the region. He lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts with his family and most weekends can be found biking, boating, playing tennis or skiing.

Robert (Rob) Ciampitti Jr., Co-Founder of Liberty Law, Alumnus & AMDP Faculty Instructor at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, and 22-year member & Chairman of the Newburyport Zoning Board of Appeals, has joined as a Partner. Ciampitti boasts a powerful and sophisticated 30+ year career representing a wide range of corporate, business, and individual clients across nearly all areas of Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning, Business, Permitting, Licensing & Deal Strategy. An active licensed pilot, Attorney Ciampitti, shares a love of aviation with his wife and two sons. Rob lives in Newburyport, where he also shares a passion for boating, biking & hiking with his family.

“We felt an instant synergy with the infectious culture at Touchstone and we’re thrilled to join forces with such a passionate group of talented professionals. We are certain that the elevated level of service, technology, cutting edge systems and incredible depth Touchstone provides will exceed our clients’ expectations,” said Partner Charlie Palmisano. Partner Rob Ciampitti added, “The Liberty Law team at Touchstone will be a passionate and powerful force, aspiring to ever-improve and ever-refine “excellence” in our profession.”

In addition, Attorney Arianna A. Gallagher joins as Residential and Commercial Real Estate Attorney, along with Residential Real Estate Paralegal staff.

“We are humbled to welcome such a highly regarded firm and expand our footprint even further in Newburyport and surrounding markets,” said John K. O’Donohue, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Touchstone Closing. “Touchstone will be stronger with the sophistication, expertise, and dedication Charlie, Rob and team bring to the firm.”

About Touchstone Closing & Escrow

Touchstone Closing & Escrow is a real estate law firm specializing in real estate closings and serving clients throughout New England. The firm is locally owned and has offices in Andover, MA, Boston, MA, Chatham, MA, Newburyport, MA, and Salem, NH. Touchstone Closing was named one of the Boston Business Journal’s exclusive list of Best Places to Work in 2023. For more information, visit: www.touchstoneclosing.com.

About Touchstone Law Offices

Touchstone Law Offices is a regional law firm specializing in real estate litigation and estate planning services. The firm is locally owned and affiliated with Touchstone Closing and the corresponding retail offices in Andover, MA, Boston, MA, Chatham, MA, Framingham, MA, Newburyport, MA, and Salem, NH. For more information visit: www.touchstonelawoffices.com.



Lauren O’Shea: loshea@touchstoneclosing.com; (617) 504-0375

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