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Haynes and Boone, LLP

J. Mitchell Miller

J. Mitchell Miller


Haynes and Boone, LLP
Texas, U.S.A.

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Mitch Miller has more than 30 years experience in representing individuals, owners of closely held businesses, physicians and other professional associations in wealth transfer, estate planning, business planning, business taxation, retirement planning, and executive compensation matters. Mitch has been recognized as a Best Business Lawyer in Dallas for Trusts & Estates by D Magazine, D Magazine Partners, 2011 and 2015. He was listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Woodward/White, Inc., for Trusts and Estates, 2013-2018, and he is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.


  • J.D., Southern Methodist University, 1983
  • B.A., Ohio State University, 1978
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Advising clients with the design and implementation of all types of estate planning and family wealth preservation and transfer strategies.

Advising clients on a variety of tax matters including estate, gift, generation-skipping, income, corporate, and partnership tax matters.

Advising clients with respect to selecting choice of entity.

Representing clients in all types of probate and property matters.

Negotiating the sale and purchase of closely held businesses.

Designing and implementing equity compensation plans and other key employee programs.

Employment, severance, and executive compensation agreements.

Congress Doubles Estate and Gift Tax Exemption
Haynes and Boone, LLP, January 2018

The tax reform bill passed by Congress at the end of 2017 significantly reduces the number of taxpayers whose families will pay gift tax or estate tax, but it comes with an “expiration date” of December 31, 2025. Prior to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act), an individual could transfer up to $5,490,000 ($10,980,000 for a married couple) without paying estate, gift, or generation-skipping transfer (GST) taxes...

2016 Reminders and Planning Ideas for 2017
Haynes and Boone, LLP, March 2017

2016 Follow-Up Payments on Promissory Notes and Guarantees. If you sold property (for example, real estate, stock, or an interest in a family limited partnership or other closely-held entity) to a family member or a trust for a promissory note in the past, the purchaser should make the proper interest payments. Also, if the transaction involved a guarantee of any part of debt, the guarantor should receive the proper guarantee fees. Gift Tax Returns...

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