Craig H. Millet, a partner and Co-Chair of the National Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Group, is resident in Orange County, California. Mr. Millet joined the firm in 1982 and has extensive experience in complex bankruptcy and commercial litigation before the Bankruptcy Court, the United States District Court, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He also has extensive experience in Chapter 11 reorganization from both the debtor and creditor perspective, in asset acquisition through bankruptcy, international and cross-border bankruptcy, and in out-of-court workouts and restructuring. From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Millet was named as one of America’s leading business and restructuring lawyers byChambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers. He was also named to The Best Lawyers in America® in 2010-2013.
Mr. Millet received his law degree summa cum laude from Pepperdine University in 1982 where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Pepperdine Law Review, and recipient of the Best Team and Best Advocate Award in the Vincent S. Dalsimer Moot Court competition. Mr. Millet graduated with a bachelor of arts in philosophy in 1978 from the University of Southern California. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Millet operated his own business in the high-performance marine industry and set several world records and twice won the national championship in power boat racing throughout the United States.
Mr. Millet is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy and complex bankruptcy litigation topics, including the annual Corporate, Securities and Related Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions Institute in New York and he is a member of the Litigation Section and Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of the Orange County Bar Association, and a member of the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum. He has been admitted to practice before all courts of the State of California, the United States District Court for the Central, Southern and Northern Districts of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. Millet is active in the community through Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, United Cerebral Palsy Association and served as a member of the Planned Giving Committee of Children’s Hospital of Orange County for over 5 years.