Rimon Law Welcomes Corporate Attorney Sam Miller as Partner in its Los Angeles Office
News Sam Miller · April 02, 2019
Mr. Miller joins Rimon from Arent Fox, where he was a member of its corporate finance team and co-head of its Blockchain Group.
Mr. Miller’s practice is focused on Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and corporate finance, with substantial experience in cross-border transactional representation. His work includes both inbound investment into the US and outbound work for US businesses establishing or developing presences in foreign jurisdictions.
Mr. Miller’s work includes corporate and partnership structuring, shareholder, operating and buy-sell agreements, general corporate matters, supply, distribution, consignment and inventory management arrangements, and other commercial transactions.
Mr. Miller has extensive experience in the ‘metals’ industry. In addition to his legal practice, he previously served as North American lead in-house counsel to Kloeckner Metals Corporation (Macsteel Service Centers USA, Inc.).
He also focuses on technology, particularly blockchain and token-driven blockchain businesses, and works with participants in the fine art markets.
In addition to his in-house experience, he was corporate finance solicitor in the leading City of London firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner, LLP (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner).
At Rimon, Mr. Miller will be joining experienced International Transactions and M&A partners, including John Hanley, Mark Lee, Mac Waldbaum, Geoffrey Perusse and Ray Garcia who also joined Rimon this year. Rimon's international team is based in four countries in Europe, China, the Middle East, and the United States and extends to several other countries through the Rimon Alliance.
“We are very excited to bring Sam into our international team. His experience in the United Kingdom and South Africa, along with his extensive experience with clients throughout Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, as well as the United States, brings a depth of international experience that will serve our clients across the globe,” said Michael Moradzadeh, CEO of Rimon.
“Rimon stood out for both the quality and depth of the attorneys on its team and its service offering, particularly in the corporate and technology space, coupled with its ability to offer a refreshing model for supporting and servicing client needs in an efficient and flexible manner. What Rimon has managed to achieve in a relatively short time is impressive, and I look forward to working with its excellent and closely-knit team,” said Mr. Miller.
Mr. Miller is licensed in California, England and Wales and in South Africa, and has extensive corporate and commercial transactional experience in all three jurisdictions.
In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Miller founded the Brenda Lucille Miller UCLA South African Education Fund for Movement Disorders in conjunction with UCLA’s Center for World Health (now UCLA’s Global Health Education and Research Program). He is a long-time fine art collector and founded the blockchain asset-based fine art platform The Fine Art Ledger.
Mr. Miller received his LLM, cum laude, from the University of Nottingham (England), his LLB from the University of the Witwatersand and his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa).
Rimon has 20 offices across three continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America's most innovative law firms. The firm’s Managing Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.