Landon maintains a practice focused on business development, commercial real estate transactions, and land use. Specifically, Landon enjoys assisting real estate developers and investors with their projects inside and outside of the Commonwealth. Landon regularly represents real estate professionals in every stage of the deal process, from assessing potential sites, to negotiating contracts, resolving title issues, and seeking necessary entitlements, through closing. Landon also regularly represents borrowers in negotiations with financing institutions both prior to and after closing. Landon also regularly represents both landlords and tenants in complex lease negotiations and workouts. In addition to this transactional practice Landon regularly represents clients before local government boards during the entitlement process, and before the court if necessary. While, the majority of Landon’s practice is focused on real estate, Landon also maintains a robust practice assisting companies, owners and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of matters both large and small. Landon’s experience in mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, governance, and general business law provides clients with a valuable resource regardless of the client’s size or industry.
Landon received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Mary Washington in 2008. In May of 2011 Landon received his Law Degree (Cum Laude) and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Richmond, completing the four-year joint degree program in only three years. In addition to his coursework, Landon earned membership to the University Richmond Law School’s Client Counseling Negotiation Board, Moot Court Board, Trial Advocacy Board and the Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business.
After graduating, Landon returned to his native Fredericksburg and joined Parrish Snead Franklin Simpson, PLC. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Fredericksburg Area Bar Association, and he has been listed as one of Virginia Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite” in its young lawyer, and real estate and land use categories. Landon has also been recognized by Richmond Magazine’s Super Lawyers Section as a Rising Star, and Top-Rated Real Estate Attorney. Landon is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Greater Fredericksburg Chapter, and the Board of Directors for the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce. Landon currently serves as an advisory board member for Truist. Landon lives in Downtown Fredericksburg with his wife, Amanda, and three sons.