Peyton S. Carter

    Of Counsel
    Office: Richmond
    Admissions: Virginia


    Peyton is Of Counsel in the firm’s Real Estate Strategies, Commercial, and Mergers, Acquisitions & Strategic Alliances practice groups. Her practice includes advising clients on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, commercial leasing and development, and other general mergers and acquisitions, general business law and commercial transactions. Drawing upon her background as in-house counsel, Peyton is conscientious and efficient in providing assistance to clients on a broad range of legal matters related to real estate transactions and commercial leasing. She also has previous experience handling public finance transactions and general corporate law matters.

    Representative Matters

    • Served as general counsel to a Fortune 100 company advising the business on commercial real estate transactions, including dispositions and commercial leases
    • Represented borrowers, issuers, and underwriters in both tax-exempt and taxable governmental, transportation, and 501(c)(3) bond financings
    • Assisted in the formation, operation, merger and sale of various types of business entities
    • Represented local governmental bodies on municipal governance and general counsel matters

    Recognition & Honors

    • Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, Manuscripts Editor


    • Virginia State Bar
    • Virginia Bar Association
    • The Bar Association of the City of Richmond


    • University of Virginia; B.A., 2011
    • University of Richmond School of Law; J.D., 2016