Mark L. Miller - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Mark L. Miller

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 615-726-5740

Mark L. Miller,  shareholder in the Nashville office of Baker Donelson, concentrates his practice in banking and financial institutions law, mergers and acquisitions, securities and general corporate law. He has extensive experience in the regulation of financial institutions, acquisition and sale of financial institutions and other entities, formation of de novo community banks, corporate governance and emerging company issues, as well as public offerings and private placements, the preparation of proxy materials and other disclosure documents, and the drafting and negotiating of service agreements and other business contracts. Mr. Miller regularly represents clients before the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and state banking agencies, including the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions.

Vanderbilt UniversityBA 1996Vanderbilt UniversityJ.D. 1999
Nashville Area Junior Chamber of Commerce (2006 – 2008)Economic Club of Nashville Tennessee Bankers Association

Case History

Representative Transactions
  • $15 million private placement for community bank client.
  • Acquisitions and sales of bank branches and other business units for community bank clients.
  • Purchase of failed bank assets from the FDIC in an assisted transaction.
  • Negotiation of enforcement actions with federal and state bank regulatory authorities for community bank clients, and assisting such clients with enforcement action compliance.
  • Creation and implementation of capital restoration plans for community bank clients.
  • Sale of the securities of numerous community bank clients to the United States Department of the Treasury pursuant to the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and pursuant to the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF).
  • Acquisitions of multiple community banks for community bank client.
  • Merger of two publicly traded bank holding companies, forming 2nd largest Tennessee bank.
  • Formation of de novo community bank, Franklin, Tennessee.
  • Formation of holding companies for community bank clients.
  • Creation of policies and procedures for trusts and sales of insurance products for regional bank client.
  • Public offerings to support new branch activities for community bank clients.
  • $20 million initial public offering for NASDAQ listed community bank client.

Office Location

Baker Donelson Center, Suite 800
211 Commerce Street
Nashville, TN 37201
United States

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law