Colin Gaynor

Colin M. Gaynor


Colin M. Gaynor advises clients on a variety of real estate matters, with an emphasis on representing lenders in commercial real estate financing transactions.

Before joining Ballard Spahr, Colin worked in Fixed Income and Equity Operations at Morgan Stanley and worked in the Legal Department at T. Rowe Price Group.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Colin has participated in Wills for Heroes events in Maryland at which he and other Ballard Spahr attorneys assisted first responders and veterans in completing estate planning documentation.

Colin has participated in the Bar Association of Baltimore City Small Business Clinic at which he provided legal advice to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. John G. Turnbull II and Hon. Paul J. Hanley, Circuit Court for Baltimore County, 2013-2014

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

Maryland Bar Association

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Real Estate Law, 2023 and 2024 (Baltimore)

Board Memberships & Community Service

Young Lawyers' Committee for Lawyers' Campaign Against Hunger

NCAA College Football Official, American Athletic Conference



University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D. 2013, cum laude)

University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business (M.B.A. 2013)

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (B.A. 2006)
Captain, Men's Varsity Baseball Team