Admissions

  • North Carolina

Certifications

  • North Carolina State Bar Certified Specialist in Real Property Law, Residential, Business, Commercial and Industrial Transactions

Leon M. Killian, III

Partner
chip.killian@nelsonmullins.com
T: 919.877.3810
F: 919.877.3143
GlenLake One, Suite 200
4140 Parklake Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27612

Chip Killian is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP. He practices in Raleigh in the business area with a focus on lobbying and governmental relations in the commercial real property area and in local government representation.

Experience

  • Has been a North Carolina State Bar Certified Specialist in Real Property Law, Residential, Business, Commercial and Industrial Transactions since 1989
  • Has represented developers of many commercial projects including residential country club/golf course communities, industrial parks and other projects involving complex transactions on behalf of developers, owners and lenders
  • In his legislative practice, Mr. Killian has worked with:
    • Electric co-operatives, pharmaceuticals, medicaid, housing tax credit law, local government law, manufacturing tax credit incentives, mortgage lending, consumer lending, title insurance, managed care, automobile dealership law, and alcoholic beverage control law
  • Served as county attorney for Haywood County since 1971
  • Handling public finance transactions including school, justice center, hospital, jail, landfill and other construction projects

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member of the Council, Real Property Section (1982 – 1985), Vice Chairman (1986 – 1987), Chairman (1987 – 1988) Board of Governors (1989 – 1992), North Carolina State Bar Association
  • Member, 10th Judicial District Bar
  • Former member, President (1985 – 1987), 30th Judicial District Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Land Title Association
  • North Carolina Association of County Attorneys (Past President)
  • North Carolina Professional Lobbyists Association