Mary Jo N. Miller

Partner

101 SW Main Street, Suite 1100    
Portland, Oregon  97204  

t 503.944.6043  
f 503.295.1058

mmiller@balljanik.com

 

“Law practice is most rewarding when we can craft creative solutions that are based on a deep understanding of the client, its people, and its needs, priorities and strengths.”

Mary Jo Miller joined Ball Janik LLP as a partner in the finance, corporate, and real estate practices. Her practice focuses on finance, merger and acquisition, securities, and general corporate matters, with a strong focus on renewable energy-related projects and companies. Ms. Miller’s clients include public and private companies, financial institutions, underwriters, private equity companies and investment funds, governmental and quasi-governmental entities, and developers. She has handled a broad range of transactions, including syndicated and bilateral loan facilities, asset and stock sales, project finance, public bond financing, and public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities. Ms. Miller has represented both lenders and borrowers in financing transactions, and both buyers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions.

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“Law practice is most rewarding when we can craft creative solutions that are based on a deep understanding of the client, its people, and its needs, priorities and strengths.”

Mary Jo Miller joined Ball Janik LLP as a partner in the finance, corporate, and real estate practices. Her practice focuses on finance, merger and acquisition, securities, and general corporate matters, with a strong focus on renewable energy-related projects and companies. Ms. Miller’s clients include public and private companies, financial institutions, underwriters, private equity companies and investment funds, governmental and quasi-governmental entities, and developers. She has handled a broad range of transactions, including syndicated and bilateral loan facilities, asset and stock sales, project finance, public bond financing, and public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities. Ms. Miller has represented both lenders and borrowers in financing transactions, and both buyers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions.

Ms. Miller’s legal experience prior to joining Ball Janik LLP includes three years as a member of the bank finance group of Baker & McKenzie in Chicago, four years as a member of the capital markets group of Shearman & Sterling in London and New York, and 10 years as a member of the Corporate group of Stoel Rives in Portland. Ms. Miller also has 10 years of commercial lending experience as an officer of PNC Financial Corp and served as interim General Counsel for Erickson Air-Crane for six months in 2010.

Ms. Miller is an author of the State Q&A Topic on Oregon Corporation Law for Practical Law Company. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Multnomah Bar Foundation. Ms. Miller’s community activities include the Race Committee of Komen Oregon, the West Point Parents Club of Oregon and Southwest Washington, and the Jesuit High School community.

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Education

J.D., cum laude, 1995
University of Notre Dame Law School
  Executive Editor, Journal of College
  and University Law

M.I.B., 1982
University of South Carolina

B.S., magna cum laude, 1980
John Carroll University

ABA Stonier Graduate School of
Banking, with honors, 1992

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Illinois
Oregon

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