Steven L. Miller advises equity sponsors and their portfolio companies as well as strategic buyers and borrowers in connection with the debt component of middle-market leveraged acquisitions, in addition to a wide variety of public and private commercial lending transactions, including syndicated credit facilities; cash-flow and asset-based loans; multiple-lien, mezzanine and other subordinated credits; recapitalizations; restructurings; and workout-related matters. Steve’s experience includes the manufacturing, hospitality, telecom, technology and retail business sectors. Steve currently serves as deputy practice leader for the finance practice, chair of the Finance Training Committee, a member of the firm’s Quality Assurance Committee and on the Orange County office Recruiting Committee.
Steven is an extremely thorough financing lawyer. His attention to detail is exceptional.
excellent, very experienced
Steve’s prior representation of credit providers allows him to provide a unique and practical perspective to equity sponsors and other borrowers.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Steve was a partner in the transactional finance practice of another international law firm.
Pepperdine University School of Law, 1989, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
University of California, Irvine, 1986, Bachelor of Arts, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude
US District Court for the Central District of California
Awards and Affiliations
Recommended, Finance: Commercial lending: advice to lenders, The Legal 500 US (2023)
Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, Los Angeles, CA, The Best Lawyers in America (2022–2024)
Ranked, Banking & Finance, California, Chambers USA (2021–2023)
Banking and Finance Visionary, Los Angeles Times (2021)
State Bar of California
State Bar of Colorado
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Financial Lawyers Conference