Callaghan S. Guy


Callie Guy is an associate in Christian & Barton’s Commercial Real Estate, Environmental Law and Health Care practice areas. She focuses her practice on property transactions, property rights, land use and environmental matters.

Ms. Guy regularly assists real estate development companies, investors and other clients with acquisition, financing, development, leasing and sale of commercial properties, including environmental due diligence and negotiating allocation of liability for environmental matters, as well as representing both borrowers and lenders in commercial real estate and financial transactions.

She also represents clients in a variety of environmental compliance matters, including defending and negotiating settlements in enforcement actions brought by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Ms. Guy has worked with health care clients on transactional and regulatory matters. She has assisted clients in the sale and purchase of health care businesses and has reviewed contracts related to health care transactions and operations.

Real Estate Development and Finance
Commercial and Real Estate Lending
Environmental and Natural Resources
Sustainability: Energy & Green Development
Health Care

• Virginia

Representative Matters
• Assist land development companies and investors with acquisition, financing, development, leasing and sale of numerous commercial properties, including environmental due diligence and negotiating allocation of liability for environmental matters.
• Drafting and negotiation of leases, easements, use and access agreements, and concessionaire agreements.
• Assist cable and telecommunication clients with easement negotiations and property rights disputes.
• Support regional industrial facility concerning sale of real estate within an industrial park, including review and negotiation of restrictive covenants, and title and survey matters.
• Assist commercial tenants in lease negotiations, including sale leasebacks.
• Assist national bank with $50 million commercial loan secured by real estate.

University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 2018
Summa Cum Laude
Order of the Coif
McNeill Law Society
Articles Editor, University of Richmond Law Review

Northeastern University, B.A., Political Science with Urban Studies minor, 2013
Summa Cum Laude


Virginia State Bar

Virginia Bar Association
• Environment, Natural Resources and Energy Law Section Young Lawyers Division Representative, 2023-present
• Young Lawyers Division, Pro Bono Committee, Chair, 2021-2023
• Real Estate Section

The Bar Association of the City of Richmond
• Board of Directors, 2022-present
• Real Estate Section, Chair, 2022-2023
• Environmental and Energy Law Section

Virginia Access to Justice Commission
• Outreach and Education Committee, 2019-present

CREW Richmond
• Membership Committee, 2019-present


Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Virginia Chapter
• Board of Directors, 2024-present
• Starry Night Committee, 2024-present; Communications Subcommittee, Chair, 2024-present
• Recipient, Tomorrows Leaders Award, 2024
• Young Professionals Leadership Council, 2020-2023
• Richmond’s Finest Committee, Chair, 2023; Vice chair, 2022; Member, 2021
• Richmond’s Finest Honoree, 2020

Metropolitan Richmond Habitat for Humanity
• Young Professionals Group, 2020

Maggie L. Walker Governor's School
• Alumni Campaign Class Agent, 2017-2018
• Class of 2010 Reunion Committee, 2015

Legal Elite (Virginia Business)
Real Estate/Land Use, 2022-2023
• Young Lawyer, 2020-2021