Thomas Tillman McClendon

  • Associate
Thomas Tillman McClendon

Tom focuses his practice on representing small business and individuals in Chapter 11 reorganizations, creditors in both Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy cases, and other commercial litigation matters.

Tom clerked for Judge Robert G. Mayer of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Tom previously worked for a business boutique firm in Macon, Georgia and for an AmLaw 100 firm in Atlanta.

Tom graduated from Washington and Lee School of Law in 2013 magna cum laude. During law school, Tom was on the Washington and Lee Law Review, where he worked as lead articles editor and was awarded the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence. Prior to law school, Tom attended Auburn University, where he graduated in 2010 summa cum laude with a degree in history.


Areas of Practice

  • Chapter 11 Bankruptcy 60%
  • Business Law 30%
  • Commercial Litigation 10%

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia


  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence
  • Auburn University
    • B.A. - 2010
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Honors: Honors College Ambassador
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • Planning for the Unexpected: Drafting Operating Agreements to Protect LLC Members, Busienss Lawyer, 72(4), 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • W. Homer Drake, Jr. Inn of Court, Associate, 2015 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
  • Stone & Baxter, LLP


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