Meade A. Spotts

Attorney, Shareholder

Meade Spotts's practice emphasizes real estate and environmental issues, legislative representation and lobbying, and general corporate and business law. He represents his clients' interests before the Virginia General Assembly, local and state boards, planning commissions, and agencies. He has participated in public and private trade missions to China and represents companies with interests throughout North America.


  • The College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law (J.D., 1982)
  • Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia (B.A., History, with distinction, 1979)

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia Bar Association
    • Member, Environmental Law Section
    • Member, Real Estate Section
  • Bar Association of the City of Richmond
    • Member, Environmental Law Section
    • Member, Real Estate Section
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Member
  • Greater Richmond Association of Commercial Real Estate, Member
  • Veterans Services Foundation, 2008 - Present
    • Board of Trustees
  • Wildlife Foundation of Virginia
    • Past Chairman
  • Port of Richmond Authority
    • Past Commissioner
  • C&F Bank - Richmond, Advisory Board

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America 2011-2024 for Real Estate Law
  • Virginia Business magazine’s Legal Elite 2013-2020, 2022-2023 for Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative Law
  • Virginia Super Lawyers 2006-2014 for Real Estate, Environmental, and Government Relations Law
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

Military Service

  • Retired Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army Reserve
  • Graduate, United States Army Command and General Staff Course

Off the Clock

Meade's off-duty time covers much of the state. Meade lives on the James River in Richmond with his wife and four children, and spends free time either hunting with friends on his farm in Southwest Virginia or enjoying the Chesapeake Bay with family in Deltaville. He enjoys hunting, military history, farming, and traveling.