Renda J. Miller

Renda Miller | Farrow-Gillespie & Heath LLPCorporate Law
Contracts and Commercial Agreements
Business Transactions
Mergers & Acquisitions

Of Counsel

Renda J. Miller has extensive experience in corporate law, contracts, entity formations, commercial agreements, business transactions and mergers/acquisitions throughout the U.S., Europe and Latin America.   Ms. Miller’s background includes practice in boutique business law firms; senior in house positions at a publicly held multinational corporation; and a partnership in an Am Law 50 global law firm.

Renda is a strong advocate of collaboration between legal counsel and the client to insure that the counsel’s legal perspective is in alignment with the client’s business objectives. Her clients include small, middle-market and publicly held companies in a wide variety of industries.

Ms. Miller’s proficiencies include negotiating and documenting commercial transactions with key customers, suppliers, vendors, affiliates, joint ventures and strategic partners; partnership, joint venture, LLC company and ancillary agreements; crafting standardized templates in sales, service, distribution, procurement and other commercial operations; negotiating, documenting and closing mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances and partnerships; lending transactions, intercreditor agreements; due diligence reviews; corporate risk management; and a wide variety of other corporate and commercial matters and transactions.

Practice Areas

  • General Corporate Matters
  • Contracts
  • Commercial Transactions and Agreements
  • Entity Formations; Partnerships and Joint Ventures; LLC Agreements; Profits Interest Agreements
  • Domestic and International Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Strategic Transactions
  • Transactions with management, stakeholders and investors


  • J.D., SMU Dedman School of Law, 1979
  • Extern, Hon. Patrick Higginbotham, U.S. District Court (now on U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals)
  • B.S., cum laude (Business and Public Administration), University of Texas at Dallas, 1977

Previous Experience

  • R Miller Law
  • General Counsel-International Wind Down, and Senior Transactions Counsel, CellStar Corporation
  • Partner, Corporate Securities and Environmental Sections, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Jerry Buchmeyer, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Honors and Awards

  • AV® Preeminent Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating, 16 years
  • Certified Public Accountant License, Texas (currently inactive)
  • Leadership Texas Class of 1985

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
    • Business Law Section
    • Corporate Counsel Section
    • Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section
  • Dallas Bar Association
    • Corporate Counsel Section
    • Mergers & Acquisitions Section
  • Attorneys Serving the Community
  • Leadership Texas Alumnae Association