M. Stanford Blanton

Partner Birmingham
(205) 226-3417
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Education
  • The University of Alabama School of Law
    J.D., 1983
  • The University of Alabama
    M.B.A., 1983
  • The University of Alabama
    B.S., 1980, Commerce and Business Administration, cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia, 2013
  • Alabama, 1983
About Stan
Stanford Blanton has built an outstanding nuclear practice that focuses on the development of new nuclear facilities, spent fuel litigation and regulatory work.

- Chambers USA 2016

Q&A
  • Which courts or agencies do you most often appear before on behalf of your clients?
    Nuclear Regulatory Commission, United States District Courts, United States Courts of Appeal, United States Court of Federal Claims.
  • What types of clients do you represent?
MORE ABOUT Stan
  • Lead counsel for owner and operator developing first nuclear power plant licensed in the United States in over 30 years, including licensing (including contested hearings), commercial contract negotiation and drafting, multi-party negotiations regarding federal loan guarantees, resolution of large multi-party commercial disputes, and regulatory compliance.
  • Lead counsel for nuclear licensee in connection with claims against United States arising out of failure to accept and dispose of spent nuclear fuel pursuant to contracts between licensee and Department of Energy, including trial and appeal.
  • Nuclear policy advice to nuclear plant owners and national trade associations regarding legislative proposals regarding commercial nuclear power issues including new plant development, nuclear waste storage and disposal, and nuclear power economics.
      Education
      • The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1983
      • The University of Alabama, M.B.A., 1983
      • The University of Alabama, B.S., 1980, Commerce and Business Administration, cum laude
      Bar Admissions
      • Georgia, 2013
      • Alabama, 1983
      Professional Affiliations
      • American Bar Association, Nuclear Energy Law Committee, Chairman
      • American Bar Association, Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law, Past Chairman
      • American Bar Association, Business Torts Committee, Subcommittee on Jury Instructions
      • American Bar Association, Public Utility Section
      • Nuclear Energy Institute, Lawyers Committee, Chairman
      • Birmingham Bar Association 
      Awards & Accolades
      • The Best Lawyers in America, Energy and Government Relations Law
      • The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year, Birmingham, Government Relations Law
      • Chambers USA 2016, Nationwide, Nuclear Energy (Regulatory and Litigation)
      • Super Lawyers
      • Who’s Who in Law, Birmingham Business Journal
      • Birmingham 205, BHMBIZ
      Community Involvement
      • Monday Morning Quarterback Club
      • Birmingham Downtown Kiwanis Club