Creighton D. Mills

Creighton D. Mills: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. AV stamp icon
  • Of Counsel at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (431 Attorneys)
  • Plaza Tower, 600 Anton Boulevard, Suite 1400, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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  • Peer Reviews

    5.0/5.0 (2)
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Creighton Mills has wide-ranging responsibility as the senior Orange County member of the firm's real estate department. His experience includes negotiating and drafting purchase and sale documents for raw land, commercial, industrial, hotel, and residential properties; real property secured transactions, including construction loans, permanent loans, loan workouts, and foreclosures; lease transactions for both lessors and lessees in commercial, retail, and industrial properties; transactions relating to the development of real property; and evaluation of environmental issues relating to real estate transactions.

Professional Recognition and Awards

•The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law (2018 - 2019)
•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Other Professional Experience

•Wyman Bautzer Kuchel and Silbert, Orange County, California, Partner (1988-1990), Associate (1981-1988)

Related News & Events

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Areas of Practice (4)

  • International
  • Real Estate
  • Retail and Franchising
  • Zoning and Land Use

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Graduate School of Management, M.B.A., Beta Gamma Sigma, 1981; University of California at Irvine, B.A., Social Sciences, magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa; Student body president (1976-1977), 1977
Law School Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1981
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court, Central District of California; United States District Court, Southern District of California; 1981, California; Supreme Court of California

Professional Memberships and Activities

•Orange County Bar Association
•Section on Real Property
•University of California at Irvine
•American Bar Association

Birth Information:
Kansas City, Missouri, June 28, 1955

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
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