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Leonard C. Tillman

Partner
  • (205) 226-3428
Download Resume ltillman@balch.com
Education
  • Cumberland School of Law
    J.D., 1987,

    summa cum laude; Curia Honoris; Associate Editor, Cumberland Law Review

  • University of South Alabama
    B.A., 1983, Communication Arts, summa cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 1987
About Leonard
Q&A
  • What types of clients do you represent?

    I represent regulated utilities.

  • What type of matters do you work on most often?

    I most often work on complex commercial transactions and regulatory policy matters.

  • How are you involved in your community?
  • What do you find most exciting about your work?

Select Matters

  • Railcar leases: Representation of lessees in negotiating and documenting multi-million dollar transactions and related renewals. (1999-present)
  • Letters of credit: Represented beneficiary in review and approval of hundreds of millions of dollars in letters of credit. (2016)
  • Emissions allowances: Represented parties in emissions allowance transactions. (2016 and previous)
  • Crane leases: Represented lessee in negotiating and documenting multi-million dollar transactions. (2010, 2013, 2015)
  • Energy standards: Heavily involved in the North American Energy Standards Board's development of the Energy Services Provider Interface Standard. (2015)
  • Smart Grid: Participated in and provided input to the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel in the development of the Smart Grid Interoperability Standards framework and related work product. (2009 - 2014)

Publications

    News

      Speaking Engagements

        Credentials

        Education
        • Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1987,

          summa cum laude; Curia Honoris; Associate Editor, Cumberland Law Review

        • University of South Alabama, B.A., 1983, Communication Arts, summa cum laude
        Bar Admissions
        • Alabama, 1987
        Professional Affiliations
        • Alabama Commission on Artificial Intelligence and Associated Technologies
        • Energy Bar Association, Southern Chapter Board of Directors
        • GridWise® Architecture Council, member
        • Civil Law Notary, appointed by Alabama Secretary of State, 2001
        Awards & Accolades
        • The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
        Community Involvement
        • Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, member and Sunday school teacher