Richard L. Miller

Shareholder

Overview

Rich’s practice focuses on real estate transactions including leasing, brokerage, development, construction, ownership, finance, acquisition & disposition of all kinds of real estate projects. Rich started his practice at Allen Matkins before joining Shoreline. His clients are prominent, local, national, and international public and private companies and individuals from diverse backgrounds. With more than 20 years of experience as a real estate lawyer, Rich has represented clients in nearly every aspect of real estate. Rich employs a hands-on approach and understands the marketplace underpinnings of sophisticated real estate transactions. Many clients first come to Rich as a result of his reputation as a deal maker. Rich is known for his ability to get deals done in a practical and efficient manner.

Representative Matters

Major clients include institutional, entertainment, interactive entertainment, new media, advertising, legal, healthcare, and other industries and individuals.

Representative Office Lease Transactions

  • 350,000 square-foot lease in Culver City, California for entertainment company (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • 245,000 square-foot lease in Playa Vista, California for interactive entertainment company (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • 235,000 square-foot lease in Irvine, California for interactive entertainment company (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • 225,000 square-foot lease in Playa Vista, California for advertising agency (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • 215,000 square-foot lease in Bakersfield, California for oil company (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • 190,000 square-foot lease in Santa Monica, California for advertising agency (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • 150,000 square-foot lease in Los Angeles, California for defense contractor (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • 150,000 square-foot lease in West Los Angeles, California for Internet retailer (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • Multi-locations as Landlord’s and Tenant’s counsel for office spaces of all sizes.

Representative Industrial Lease Transactions

  • 900,000 square-foot lease in Commerce, California for grocery retailer (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • 765,000 square-foot lease in Ontario, California for Internet retailer (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • 720,000 square-foot and 450,000 square foot leases in Blairs, Virginia for Internet retailer (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • 280,000 square-foot lease in Greensboro, North Carolina for Internet retailer (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • 200,000 square-foot lease in Santa Fe Springs, California for furniture manufacturer (Tenant’s Counsel).
  • 172,000 square-foot lease in Vernon, California for food processing facility (Landlord’s Counsel).
  • 125,000 square-foot lease in Chatsworth, California for entertainment company (Tenant’s Counsel)
  • 110,000 square-foot lease in Camarillo, California for warehouse and development company (Landlord’s Counsel)
  • Multi-locations as Landlord’s and Tenant’s counsel for industrial spaces of all sizes

Representative Retail Lease Transactions

  • 15,000 square-foot lease in Santa Monica, California to restaurant company (Landlord’s Counsel)
  • 4,400 square-foot lease in Santa Monica, California to retail shopping company (Landlord’s Counsel)
  • 3,300 square-foot lease in Santa Monica, California to retail clothing company (Landlord’s Counsel)
  • 3,300 square-foot lease in Santa Monica, California to retail clothing company (Landlord’s Counsel)
  • 3,225 square-foot lease in Santa Monica, California to retail accessories company (Landlord’s Counsel)
  • 2,000 square-foot lease in Santa Monica, California to retail communications company (Landlord’s Counsel)
  • Multi-locations as Landlord’s and Tenant’s counsel for retail spaces of all sizes

Representative Purchase and Sale Transactions

  • Sale of $80,000,000.00 mixed use property (retail, office, and residential) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Seller’s Counsel)
  • Sale of $35,000,000.00 retail property located in Santa Monica, California (Seller’s Counsel)
  • Sale of $30,000,000.00 mixed use property (office, labs, and research) located in Santa Monica, California
  • Sale of $20,000,000.00 office property located in Beverly Hills, California (Seller’s Counsel)
  • Sale of $ 14,000,000.00 office property located in Beverly Hills, California (Seller’s Counsel)
  • Sale of $11,500,000.00 warehouse property located in Los Angeles, California (Seller’s Counsel)
  • Sale of $9,400,000.00 creative office property located in Los Angeles, California (Seller’s counsel)
  • Sale of $6,600,000.00 creative office property located in Santa Clarita, California (Seller’s Counsel)
  • Multi-Locations as Buyer’s and Seller’s counsel for properties of all types and sizes

Organizations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • American Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

Rich regularly participates in a variety of forums with legal and brokerage organizations covering key issues in lease transactions.

Education

  • Tufts University
    • B.A. (1984), magna cum laude
  • University of Chicago Law School
    • J.D. (1988)