Stephen Michael Miller

Stephen Michael Miller

  • Bankruptcy, Business Law
  • Delaware, Pennsylvania
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Steve Miller is a partner in the Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Group at Morris James. He previously served as chair of the group for 20 years. Steve has more than 30 years of experience representing clients in high-value bankruptcy, creditors' rights, business, and transactional matters. He is widely recognized by his clients and peers as a leading lawyer in the field of bankruptcy and restructuring.

In bankruptcy matters, Steve represents purchasers of assets, trustees, debtors, creditors’ committees, and secured and unsecured creditors, including landlords, equipment lessors, financial institutions (including pre-petition lenders, issuers of letters of credit, DIP lenders, and insurance premium finance companies), intellectual property licensors, franchisees, indenture and owner trustees, and vendors in large, complex Chapter 11 reorganizations. He also represents parties in adversary proceedings, including defendants in preference and fraudulent transfer actions. Outside of bankruptcy, Steve assists creditors in enforcing their rights against debtors, including through foreclosure, replevin, garnishment, execution, and levy.

In his transactional practice, Steve handles financing, franchising, and the use of Delaware business entities, including limited liability companies and limited partnerships. He serves as Delaware counsel in domestic and international business transactions, including aircraft financing and real estate. His practice includes rendering third-party legal opinions as to matters of Delaware state law and United States federal law.

Practice areas
• Bankruptcy and Restructuring
• Distressed Entity, Insolvency Counseling
• Legal Opinions
• Business Transactions, Strategic Planning and Counseling
• Commercial Transactions
• Energy Industry
• Bankruptcy in Mass Tort Litigation

Practice Areas
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Delaware Supreme Court
ID Number: 002610
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  • English: Spoken, Written
The George Washington University Law School
J.D. (1987)
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Delaware  # 002610
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Websites & Blogs
Stephen Miller | Morris James LLP
Contact & Map
Morris James LLP
500 Delaware Avenue
Suite 1500
Wilmington, DE 19801
Telephone: (302) 888-6800
Cell: (302) 888-6853
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed