Meg Raker

Associate
Raker Megan

Overview

Meg Raker is a real estate attorney in Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C., office who focuses on a variety of commercial real estate transactions.

Ms. Raker represents clients, locally and nationally, on a wide range of transactions from acquisitions and sales of commercial properties, to financing and development. Her representation includes drafting and negotiating purchase agreements, organizational entity documents, commercial contracts and the related diligence, title and survey review and conveyance documents. She also represents clients in commercial finance involving acquisition, construction and permanent loans and refinancings.

In addition, Ms. Raker also has a significant background in negotiating and drafting commercial leases, representing owners and developers of office, retail and mixed-use buildings, shopping centers and new retail developments.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Raker worked for a full-service law firm where she focused on real estate transactions and real estate related litigation. She has also served as outside counsel to a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the hospitality industry, providing litigation support and advice.

Credentials

Education
  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Syracuse University, B.A., magna cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
Memberships
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI), Young Leaders Group, Real Estate 101 Committee, 2018-2019
  • The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, Young Leadership Board, 2018-2019
  • Best Buddies of Maryland, Advisory Board Member, 2018-2019
  • Maryland Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor
Honors & Awards
  • The William P. Cunningham Award, University of Maryland School of Law
  • Leadership Scholarship, University of Maryland School of Law
  • Order of the Coif

Publications