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Mason L. Miller

Mason L. Miller

Practice Areas

  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Business Planning
  • Shareholder/Partnership Dispute
  • Business Litigation and Fraud
  • Employment Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Construction Law and Litigation
  • Real Estate and Commercial Transaction
  • Civil Rights Litigation

Biography

For over 20 years, Mason has been winning complex, high-profile cases for both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts throughout the country. Mr. Miller has extensive experience in corporate and other complex commercial litigation, and represents clients in a wide variety of industries and of all different sizes and types, from individuals to start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. He also regularly advises and represents parties in connection with partnership disputes, construction litigation, M&A deal litigation, non-compete litigation, post-closing disputes and breach of contract matters. Mr. Miller received his B.S. from Northwestern University and his J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he was an adjunct instructor at the Williams School of Commerce and author of “TechnoLiability: Corporate Websites, Hyperlinks, and Rule 10b-5,” Washington & Lee Law Review (2001).

Education

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
    • J.D
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
    • B.S

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky

Honors

  • America’s Top-100 Bet the Company Litigators
  • AV-Rated (Highest Possible) Preeminent Attorney
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals, Top 1%
  • AV-Rated (Highest Possible) Attorney, Judicial Edition
  • America’s Most Honored Lawyers, Top 1%
  • 2023 Most Awarded Lawyers
  • 2024 AVVO Top Rated Lawyer

Representative Litigation Matters

  • Litigation counsel to general contractor in connection with $68,000,000+ development of major historic building in Louisville’s urban core.
  • Lead counsel for former Governor asserting claims against privately-held company for breach of contract, tortious interference and intellectual property infringement. Case resolved favorably for client prior to filing.
  • Lead counsel for defendant coal company in multi-million dollar breach of contract and fraud case alleging breach of a royalty and sales commission contract asserted by a coal sales broker. Partial summary judgment obtained for client and case subsequently settled.
  • Lead counsel for plaintiff in breach of contract and negligence lawsuit against computer software firm related to improper installation and customization of accounting system. Case resolved in favor of client before discovery commenced.
  • Co-lead counsel for Defendants, publicly-traded coal companies, in judicial takings/due process lawsuit seeking damages in excess of $200 million. Defense verdict obtained with no liability.
  • Lead counsel for publicly-traded Master Limited Partnership in fraud litigation seeking damages over $11 million. Summary judgment obtained for client; zero liability.
  • Lead counsel for defendant coal company in lawsuit brought by landowners seeking royalty payments in excess of $200 million. Summary judgment obtained for client; zero liability.
  • Lead counsel for Plaintiff in $214 million lawsuit for fraud and breach of contract against world’s third-largest investment banking organization. Successfully resolved; terms confidential.

Representative Transactional Matters

  • Lead counsel for district energy company in acquisition of a co-generation facility from a public-traded company.
  • Lead counsel for borrower in connection with multi-tranche loan and preferred equity investment in excess of $8.0 million.
  • Lead counsel for municipality in connection with negotiation of franchise agreement for water utility.
  • Lead counsel for general contractor and construction manager in connection with the development of an 88-room, $40,000,000+ hotel redevelopment in L
  • Lead counsel for City of Lexington in connection with development of Centrepointe property and associated matters.
  • Lead counsel for publicly-traded Fortune 100 company in project to secure and develop fluorspar mining reserve in Western Kentucky, the largest Unit
  • Lead counsel for issuer, a private equity fund, in exempt private placement of $15 million preferred equity sale.
  • Lead counsel for international engineering firm in connection with establishment of joint venture with publicly-traded consulting firm.
  • Lead counsel for energy company in lease of over 250,000 tons of coal reserves from publicly-traded steel company, representing the largest single b
  • Lead counsel for purchaser, master limited partnership, of $80.7 million acquisition of coal reserves and other mineral interests from publicly-trad
  • Lead counsel for purchaser, private equity owned coal company, of $46.5 million of surface and mineral reserves in West Kentucky.
  • Lead counsel for buyer of fee and leasehold coal reserves in $49.6 million transaction.
  • Lead counsel for acquirer in series of transactions with St. Louis based energy company collectively valued at $77 million.