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Megan Martz Gilliland

Biography

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

  • Virginia Rising Stars; Bonds/Government Finance, 2010-2019; Business/Corporate, 2009

Associations

  • 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

Admissions

  • Virginia

Education

  • 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