Allison Leopold Tilley joined the Board of Directors of Danimer Scientific (NYSE: DNMR) in August 2022. Ms. Leopold Tilley is on the Managing Board of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, has served as Chair of the Compensation Committee and Nominating Committee and is a Partner practicing corporate and securities law in the firm’s Silicon Valley office.
Ms. Leopold Tilley has more than 30 years of experience advising companies on operation, strategy, governance, and risk, and advises technology companies, including on their formation, venture capital financings, multibillion-dollar M&As, public offerings, securities transactions and board governance. Ms. Leopold Tilley has extensive experience in representing both public and private companies.
Ms. Leopold Tilley previously served as a Director of FBR& Co. (formerly Nasdaq: FBRC), a capital markets firm where she was the chair of the nominating committee and a member of the compensation committee. Ms. Leopold Tilley has also served on several other boards of directors, including the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford from between 2011 and 2017, where she served as the chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee, and Watermark, where she served as a director between 2010 and 2016.
Ms. Leopold Tilley has often been named one of the Women Leaders in Tech Law and was hailed as Technology Dealmaker of the Year by The Deal. Ms. Leopold Tilley received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and her B.A. in Economics and International Relations from the University of California, Davis.