Lee Loftin Sheppard is an experienced attorney specializing in Real Estate, Intellectual Property and Business in Alabama and Florida. He is a shareholder of the law firm Maynard Cooper & Gale and practices from its Brihamgham, Alabama office, and majorly serves clients in industries like Construction, Commercial Lending, and Real Estate.
Under his real estate practice, he extensive represents developers, purchasers, tenants, sellers, and landlords in different types of commercial and residential real estate issues such as development, acquisition, leasing & financing, construction, disposition, and property management.
He regularly represents clients including owners & developers of commercial office buildings, one of the largest residential home builders-developers in the country, many companies with general corporate real estate needs, industrial properties, one of the largest manufactured home builders in the country, and retail shopping centers.
He routinely represents lenders, borrowers, and participants both in the southeast and throughout the U.S. in a variety of financing transactions, in his commercial lending practice. He handles issues concerning commercial, industrial & asset-based lending, and commercial real estate financing.
He advises his clients in the commercial construction industry such as owners, design professionals, developers, contractors, and others in matters related to project development, construction contract negotiation, and contract administration.
Lee Sheppard has also represented many clients in cases concerning the construction of major industrial plants, manufacturing facilities, and commercial office buildings.
He counsels corporate clients in a wide range of contract matters such as equipment acquisitions and installations, the negotiation and structuring of service contracts, and other commercial transactions.
He obtained his Bachelor’s of Science from the Auburn University and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law with honors in 1996 and 2002 respectively. While in law school, he was Editor in Chief of Alabama Law Review, Hugo Black Scholar, and Research assistant to Professor Charles Gamble. He also received the Order of the Coif.
He passed the bar exams and obtained the license to practice law in the states of Alabama and Florida in 2002 and 2003 respectively.
The Chambers USA listed him in America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in Real Estate during 2013-2015. He is among the Best Lawyers in America for Banking and Finance Law since 2015.
Lee L. Sheppard has obtained the memberships of professional associations such as the American Bar Association, the Alabama State Bar Association, the Florida Bar Association, and the Birmingham Bar Association.
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