Steven L. Miller, Jr.

Of Counsel
Houston,  TX  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
    Contact InfoTelephone: 713.374.3633
    Fax: 713.754.6643
    University Southern Methodist University, B.A., cum laude, 1993 Member, Phi Beta Kappa; General Course, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1992-1993
    Law SchoolThe University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1998; Member, Texas International Law Journal; Listed, Who's Who Among American Law Students
    Admitted1998, Texas

    Professional & Community Involvement

    •Member, State Bar of Texas
    •Former President, ChildBuilders, Board of Directors
    •Founding Member, Colonial Williamsburg National Advisory Council
    •Founding Member, United Way Young Leaders Council

    BornHouston, Texas, March 10, 1971

    Steven L. Miller, Jr. has more than 15 years of law firm and corporate counsel experience in commercial real estate matters and business law. His practice focuses on real estate development; leasing; and the acquisition, disposition, construction, and financing of real estate projects. Steven also routinely serves as local Texas counsel for the delivery of third party legal opinions.

    Equally comfortable working with local and multinational clients, Steven counsels on real estate issues and strategies to improve and advance business goals. As a former corporate counsel, Steven provides a pragmatic hands-on approach and understands the importance of maximizing growth potential while minimizing risk.

    Prior to joining the firm, Steven worked as in-house corporate counsel for the world's largest provider of executive office suites. There, he was responsible for legal matters involving marketing, real estate, sales, and telecommunications. Steven has also worked for both a large law firm and a boutique law firm.

    Areas of Concentration

    •Real estate acquisitions and dispositions
    •Real estate development
    •Real estate leasing
    •Real estate financing
    •Commercial mortgages

    Awards & Recognition

    •Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate Law, 2015
    •Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2014
    •Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2013

    Reported CasesSignificant Representations: Represented a large health care provider in the sale, ground lease, and leaseback of professional/medical office buildings on multiple hospital campuses and the acquisition of real property for hospital campus development.; Represented a petrochemical company in obtaining and providing services and the operation of a chemical manufacturing facility.; Represented a liquefied natural gas producer in the acquisition of real property in an industrial office park for development of a multi-liquefier natural gas production and distribution facility.; Represented a national developer in the development of a multi-building office campus.; Counseled tenants and landlords in the drafting and negotiation of commercial leases.; Provided Texas legal opinions in numerous Texas and multi-state transactions.; Represented a performing arts center during its construction, startup activities and ongoing operations, including the drafting and negotiation of contracts, license agreements with resident companies, license agreements with nonresident companies, a garage management agreement, and a restaurant lease.; Represented a nonprofit developer developing affordable housing projects by drafting and negotiating partnership agreements with equity investors, leases, financing agreements with municipalities, loan documents with lenders and other ancillary documents.; Counseled in-house clients regarding marketing agreements, sweepstakes, promotions, leases, licenses, estoppels, subordination and non-disturbance agreements, client and vendor agreements, and telecommunication agreements.; The above representations were handled by Mr. Miller prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
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    Office Information

    Steven L. Miller, Jr.

    1000 Louisiana, Suite 1700
    HoustonTX 77002


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