Christopher T. Magette, Member

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  • I use my experience and attention to detail to help my clients close their transactions as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

    Chris represents lenders in a wide variety of commercial loan transactions.

410-991-2907 (mobile)


Chris is a Member in the firm’s Financial Services and Real Estate practice groups. His practice focuses on representing local, regional and national banks and other financial institutions in connection with structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing commercial finance transactions. He regularly counsels lenders in various finance transactions, including real estate acquisition and development, construction lending, asset based financing, equipment financing, and Small Business Administration loans.

Chris also has significant experience representing local, regional and national banks and other financial institutions in connection with commercial loan workouts, including documenting complex commercial loan restructurings and forbearance agreements, liquidating collateral and otherwise enforcing security interests, and various other commercial collection matters.

Additionally, Chris regularly counsels clients in a variety of real estate matters, including acquisitions, development, leasing and financing, as well as general business matters.


Named toBest Lawyers: Ones to Watch by Best Lawyers in America®in Banking and Finance Law since 2021 and Real Estate Law since 2022

Selected to Rising Stars of Maryland Super Lawyers® list for Banking since 2020, Creditor Debtor Rights and Real Estate (2020-2021)


Professional and Civic Involvement

Member, Board of Directors, The Woods Child Development Center

Member, Board of Directors, Woodswise: The Severna Park Elderly Housing Corporation

Publications and Lectures

410-991-2907 (mobile)


Financial Services
Real Estate


J.D., cum laude, University of Baltimore Law Review, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2010
B.A., History, Minors in Political Science & Philosophy, Gettysburg College, 2007

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2012

Bar Admissions

Maryland, 2010
District of Columbia, 2012
Pennsylvania, 2024