att name

James L. Miller

Cleveland: 216.685.4743


“Developing creative solutions is a role we thrive in.”

Credibility can be the difference between a favorable result or unwanted consequences.

Jim represents clients in a wide range of corporate matters, including entity formation, contracts, mergers and acquisitions, financing, and commercial real estate purchases, sales and leases. Jim also represents lenders and borrowers in secured, unsecured, asset-based and cash flow lending, as well as loan restructuring, sales of loan pools, and taxable and tax-exempt bond issues.

when skill matters

  • Represented clients in transactions involving unsecured, structured, and asset-based financing from banks and bank syndicates.
  • Represented clients in restructuring and securitization of accounts receivable, auto loan payments, gas system throughput fees, and guaranteed loan obligations.
  • Represented companies in connection with joint ventures, sales of businesses, franchises, stock reorganization, construction, acquisitions, and asset purchases.
  • Serve as corporate outside counsel to a number of privately-held companies.
  • Represented lenders and borrowers in multi-million dollar loan transactions, credit facilities and senior credit facilities.
  • Represented Master Servicer in $19.9 million Housing Finance Authority Single Family Mortgage Revenue Bond Issuance.
  • Represented borrower in Municipal Commercial Redevelopment loans.
  • Represented purchase fund in the workout, foreclosure, and sale of distressed debt.
  • Represented telecommunications provider in connection with construction of cellular towers.
  • Defend clients in commercial litigation matters involving real estate, mechanics' liens, and various corporate disputes.

civic involvement

  • Goodwill Industries of Lorain County, Inc.
    • Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Boy Scouts of America, Heart of Ohio Council
    • President, Board of Directors
  • Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity
    • Former National President
    • Former Attorney General

professional affiliations

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association


Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, JD magna cum laude

The Ohio State University, BS



U.S. District Court - Northern District of Ohio