Christopher Thumma


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Chris joined PLG in January 2018 after several years with a large firm headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. His practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions, where he represents developers, national retailers, businesses, lenders and borrowers.  In addition, Chris has experience representing healthcare systems in leasing and acquisition/sale matters and national wireless telecommunications companies in transactions involving leasing and deployment matters throughout the mid-Atlantic.

Prior to entering private practice, Chris clerked for the Honorable Herbert C. Gill, Jr. of the 12th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, which includes the County of Chesterfield and City of Colonial Heights. 

Chris lives in Midlothian with his wife, Emily, their two children and dogs, Magnolia and Woodford.  When out of the office, Chris enjoys playing golf, fishing, hunting, and rooting on the Hampden-Sydney Tigers.

Christopher Thumma


T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond
Richmond, VA – J.D., 2011

Hampden-Sydney College
Hampden-Sydney, VA – B.A., 2006

Awards & Recognitions

University of Richmond Law Review

President’s Scholarship, Hampden-Sydney College

Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Real Estate, 2019-2022


Virginia State Bar

Virginia Bar Association

Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate (GRACRE)

Home Building Association of Richmond (HBAR)