Megan Martz Gilliland

    Of Counsel • Chair of Infrastructure & Transportation
    Office: Richmond
    Admissions: Virginia


    Megan is Of Counsel in the Corporate and Public Finance Practice Group. She concentrates her practice on public finance, local government, general corporate business and tax-related matters.

    Representative Matters

    • Represent borrowers, issuers, lenders and underwriters in various tax-exempt and taxable bond transactions, with an emphasis on governmental and 501(c)(3) financings
    • Represent local governmental bodies on various municipal governance matters
    • Assist in the formation, ongoing operation, merger and sale of various types of business entities
    • Represent tax-exempt organizations, including forming and obtaining federal tax-exempt status, and advising on maintaining tax-exempt status and other ongoing operational matters

    Recognition & Honors

    • Influential Women of Virginia, Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 2023
    • Virginia’s Legal Elite; Virginia Business Magazine, 2022-2023
    • Virginia Rising Stars; Bonds/Government Finance, 2010-2020; Business/Corporate, 2009
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2022-2024


    • Virginia Women in Public Finance; Executive Council, 2013-present; President, 2016-2018
    • Virginia Bar Association
    • The Bar Association of the City of Richmond; Business Law Section, Chair, 2012-2013; Secretary, 2010-2011; Executive Committee, 2007-2017
    • National Association of Bond Lawyers
    • Local Government Attorneys Association


    • College of William & Mary; B.A., cum laude, 2002
    • University of Richmond School of Law; J.D., cum laude, 2005
    • Georgetown University Law Center; LL.M., with distinction, 2006