January 10th, 2022

Flora Pettit proudly announces that Scott M. Raney was elected a shareholder of the firm effective January 1, 2022.

Scott concentrates his practice on commercial real estate, finance and development. He represents developers, contractors, builders, business owners, lenders, borrowers, landlords, and tenants providing effective and efficient representation in connection with a broad range of transactions and issues. He was a member of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Class of 2019 and has gone on to become Vice Chairperson of Leadership Charlottesville’s Alumni Association.

A native of Virginia Beach and a proud graduate of Hampden-Sydney College, Scott worked in Charlottesville before deciding to attend law school in Louisiana. After receiving his J.D. cum laude from the Paul H. Herbert Law Center at Louisiana State University, Scott practiced law in Baton Rouge and New Orleans before returning to Charlottesville. Scott and his wife, Liz, have three sons, Scotty, Wyn and Wells.

Andrew Baugher, President of Flora Pettit, said, “We were excited when Scott decided to return to Charlottesville and practice law with Flora Pettit. He has immersed himself in our Firm and the Charlottesville community seeking leadership opportunities in both. Scott’s election as a shareholder in our firm is a result of his hard work, keen legal problem solving skills and excellent character.”

Flora Pettit is a business and litigation law firm with 27 attorneys specializing in over 24 diverse practice areas. Flora Pettit serves clients throughout Virginia and beyond in both routine and complex transactional and litigation matters. Flora Pettit attorneys excel at solving their clients’ toughest and most complex issues. Flora Pettit serves the Commonwealth from offices in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg.