Tonia Peake


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Tonia is a commercial real estate and business attorney representing
regional land developers, national retailers, franchise operators,
businesses and financial institutions. Her practice includes a full
spectrum of experience in:
– property acquisition and development,
– retail and industrial leasing,
– new and existing franchise development/analysis,
– construction/project financing,
– 1031 deferred exchange transactions,
– historic tax credit and redevelopment projects,
– restrictive covenants and easements,
– residential/commercial condominium formation (and other
planned use developments) and
– corporate transactions (formation, asset purchase/sale, merger,
subscription, dissolution, restructure, equity and capital infusion).

When not strategizing with clients and closing deals, Tonia can be found with her fifteen children in the family shoe. Actually, it’s only four, and they all enjoy trips to Cancun, the Rocky Mountains and the beaches of Southwest Florida whenever possible.

Tonia Peake


Marshall-Wythe School of Law at William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA – J.D., 2003

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA – B.A., 1997

Institut D’Etudes Europeennes, Sorbonne
Paris, France – 1996

Awards & Recognitions

VCU Real Estate Circle of Excellence

Three-time recipient of the William A.R. Goodwin Merit Scholarship, Marshall-Wythe School of Law

Super Lawyers Rising Star, Real Estate, 2009, 2011-2015

Virginia Business Legal Elite, Real Estate/Land Use, 2011

The Best Lawyers in America, 2018-2019,
Real Estate Law


Virginia State Bar

Virginia Bar Association

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate (GRACRE)

Home Building Association of Richmond (HBAR)