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J. Mitchell Miller

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 and Estates by D Magazine, D Magazine Partners, 2011, 2015 and 2018-2019. He was listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., for Trusts and Estates, 2013-2022, 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.
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Professional Affiliations and Engagements
  • 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


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

B.A., Ohio State University, 1978




Press Release
Haynes Boone Recognized in 2022 Best Lawyers in America Guide
August 19, 2021

Haynes and Boone, LLP had another impressive showing in The Best Lawyers in America directory published by Woodward/White, Inc., with a cross section of lawyers from offices across the country recognized in the 2022 edition. The guide includes more than 100 firm lawyers from the Austin, Charlotte, Chicago, Costa Mesa, Dallas, Dallas-North, Denver, Fort Worth, Houston, New York, Palo Alto, San Anto [...]