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.

Contact

cmagette@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4191
410-991-2907 (mobile)

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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.

Honors

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

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

News

Publications and Lectures

Contact

cmagette@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4191
410-991-2907 (mobile)

Teams

EMERGE
Financial Services
Real Estate

Education

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