Richard J. Tillery

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Decatur, Georgia

Gibbs Tillery, LLC
Richard J. Tillery
Gibbs Tillery, LLC

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Business & Corporate, Family Law; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 2009

Education: Emory University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019

Gibbs Tillery, LLC

1 W Ct Square
Suite 750
Decatur, GA 30030 Visit website


Attorney Richard J. Tillery is a partner of Gibbs Tillery, LLC, law firm in Decatur, Georgia. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 12 years of total legal experience, Mr. Tillery delivers unmatched counsel and support to a broad range of clients across his region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Family law and divorce
  • Child custody and support
  • Post-divorce modifications and enforcements
  • Business law
  • Business disputes and litigation
  • Intellectual property and trademarks
  • Wills and estate planning
  • Equitable caregiver rights
  • Guardianships
  • Mediation

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Tillery has successfully handled a diverse range of legal matters, from family issues to helping entrepreneurs start their own businesses with an eye on future success. Along with his trial and transactional experience, he has also handled several appeals, and he has gained a reputation for doing all he can to help his clients achieve their goals and the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Following high school, Mr. Tillery lived in Israel for almost five years, and he served with the Israeli Defense Forces' 50th Airborne Infantry Brigade. He also taught drama and Hebrew to school-aged children while volunteering with various humanitarian missions. He is also an Eagle Scout.

Mr. Tillery graduated from The University of Utah with degrees in economics and political science. He then attended Emory University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2009. He is admitted to practice before the Superior Courts of the State of Georgia and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia as well as before the Georgia Supreme Court.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Family Law, Intellectual Property

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations, Child Support, Contracts, Copyrights, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Intellectual Property Law, Limited Liability Companies, Marital Property, Name Change, Non-Compete Agreements, Partnership, Prenuptial Agreements, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Trade Secret, Trademarks

  • 50% Business Litigation
  • 20% Business/Corporate
  • 20% Family Law
  • 10% Intellectual Property

First Admitted: 2009, Georgia

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2014
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 2017
  • Superior Courts of the State of Georgia, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2010
  • Georgia, 2009
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2012
Educational Background:
  • University of Utah, B.S., Major: Economics, 2005
  • University of Utah, B.A., Major: Political Science, 2006
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Peru-Flying Doctors of America, 2018
  • Guatemala - Flying Doctors of America, 2003
  • Peru - Chasqui Humanitarian Org. of the Andes, 1999
  • Solomon Islands Help a Friend Foundation, 2010
  • Mali - Ouelessebougou Utah Alliance, 1997
  • Nepal Choice Humanitarian, 2012
  • Bolivia - Chasqui Humanitarian Org. of the Andes, 2001
  • Mali - Ouelessebougou Utah Alliance, 1995
  • , Rising Star, Super Lawyers , 2019
  • Pro Bono Award, Emory University School of Law, 2009
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1997

Office location for Richard J. Tillery

1 W Ct Square
Suite 750
Decatur, GA 30030

Phone: 470-305-1154


1 Year Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019

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