Mitch Miller


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1983

B.A., Ohio State University, 1978





Mitch Miller has more than 30 years experience in representing individuals, owners of closely held businesses, physicians and other professional associations in wealth transfer, estate planning, business planning, business taxation, retirement planning, and executive compensation matters. Mitch has been recognized as a Best Business Lawyer in Dallas for Trusts & Estates by D Magazine, D Magazine Partners, 2011 and 2015. He was listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Woodward/White, Inc., for Trusts and Estates, 2013-2017, and he is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.

Mitch's experience has included matters involving:

  • Advising clients with the design and implementation of all types of estate planning and family wealth preservation and transfer strategies.
  • Advising clients on a variety of tax matters including estate, gift, generation-skipping, income, corporate, and partnership tax matters.
  • Advising clients with respect to selecting choice of entity.
  • Representing clients in all types of probate and property matters.
  • Negotiating the sale and purchase of closely held businesses.
  • Designing and implementing equity compensation plans and other key employee programs.
  • Employment, severance, and executive compensation agreements.

Professional and Community Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Advisory Council, The Catholic Foundation
  • Advisory Council, Communities Foundation of Texas
  • Advisory Council, The Dallas Foundation


Best Lawyers

Haynes and Boone Featured in Best Lawyers in America 2017

Best Lawyers in America, an annual referral guide listing outstanding lawyers throughout the U.S., has recognized 108 Haynes and Boone lawyers across more than 50 practice areas in the 2017 edition.

Published by Woodward/White, Inc., August 2017

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