Raymond G. Truitt

Partner He / Him / His

Raymond G. Truitt is known for his work in commercial real estate financing, leasing, development, and restructuring.

Ray is Ballard Spahr's Managing Partner, Finance and Operations and is a member of the Executive Team of the firm's Management Committee.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Maryland State Bar Association, past Chair, Section of Real Property; past Chair, Section's Code Revision Committee

American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL), Board of Governors, 2020; Treasurer, 2022

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Chair, 2014 ICSC U.S. Law Conference (Co-Chair, 2013); member, ICSC U.S. Law Conference Program Committee

Recognition & Accomplishments

Maryland Bar Association, Distinguished Maryland Real Property Practitioner for 2018

Chambers USA, real estate law (Maryland), highest ranking (band one), 2003-2015, 2018-2019; "Eminent Practitioner," 2016-2017, 2020-2023

The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law (Baltimore), 1999-2024

Legal 500, Real Estate and Construction - Real Estate, 2014, 2015, 2017

Speaking Engagements

Various presentations for ACREL, ICSC, and Maryland Institute for the Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers

Board Memberships & Community Service

American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Secretary; past member, Board of Governors

Loyola College (Loyola University Maryland's school of arts and sciences), Board of Advisors

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, Edward St. John Department of Real Estate, past member, Advisory Board

Georgetown University Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute, past member, Advisory Board


Contributor to various American Bar Association and International Council of Shopping Centers publications



University of Virginia School of Law (J.D. 1982)
Judge Hardy Cross Dillard Legal Writing Fellow, 1981-1982

Loyola College (now Loyola University Maryland) (B.A. magna cum laude, 1979)