George Keith Martin

George is managing partner of the firm’s Richmond office.

He practices construction, commercial real estate and local government law. He has represented public and private entities on numerous real estate projects, including construction, acquisition and disposition of real property, and redevelopment and adaptive re-use.

His construction practice focuses on representing owners, design professionals, contractors and subcontractors with negotiating and drafting design and construction contracts. He has more than 20 years of experience handling construction-related transactions, including joint ventures, public-private partnerships and project finance transactions.

George has negotiated and drafted numerous construction-related agreements, including design-build, construction, construction management (agency and at-risk), design, program management, project management, and development agreements. Project examples include luxury hotels; convention centers; office buildings and corporate headquarters campus projects; environmental remediation; museums and exhibit contracts; multifamily housing and mixed-finance development; water and sewer projects; road construction; hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers; roasting plants; manufacturing and distribution plants; luxury homes; and retail.

He also has extensive experience negotiating and drafting comprehensive development agreements for public-private partnerships and has worked on bond financings to fund construction of those projects. He is also a member of the firm’s education law team, and has handled numerous education related real estate and construction matters.

Throughout his career, George has been involved in firm management. He has served on the firm's advisory, pension and recruiting committees.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate and Land Use, 2) Banking and Finance, 3) Public Finance and 4) Government Contracts
Law School Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1978
Education University of Virginia, B.A., 1975
Bar Member / Association Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
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