Partner Rod Miller Joins Milbank's Global Securities Group

September 22, 2011

Lateral hire to augment preeminent Securities and Leveraged Finance Practice Groups

NEW YORK, September 22, 2011 – International law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP has announced that Rod Miller has joined the firm as a partner in the Global Securities Group, resident in the New York office.  Mr. Miller's practice is focused on public and private high yield debt offerings particularly in the context of complex acquisition financings and leveraged buyouts.  He has worked on a wide range of capital markets transactions including numerous initial public offerings, follow-on equity offerings and issuances of securities in connection with restructurings.  Mr. Miller was previously a Corporate partner and co-head of the Capital Markets practice at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.

"Rod's substantial experience will be a tremendous asset in building upon the firm's ongoing strategy of improving our high yield bond capabilities in coordination with our robust leveraged finance services," commented Mel Immergut, Chairman of Milbank.  "We see Rod's presence and market reputation as a key factor to enhancing our successful domestic securities practice." 

Marcelo Mottesi, head of Milbank's Global Securities Group, added: "We are committed to significantly enhancing our US securities practice, and Rod will be a great step in that regard".

Marc Hanrahan, head of Milbank's Global Leveraged Finance Group, further added: "Rod's arrival will greatly enhance our ability to offer "one stop shopping" to our underwriter clients. Milbank now joins a small group of firms in town that can offer the highest quality of service in all types of leveraged finance".

Mr. Miller has been named a leading US capital markets attorney in Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and Chambers. He obtained his J.D. from the University of Southern California, M.P.P. from Harvard University, and a B.A. and B.S. from Southern Methodist University. He is admitted to practice law in California, District of Columbia, New York, Texas and in the Central District, Eastern District, Northern District and Southern District of California.

About Milbank

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP is a leading international law firm providing innovative legal solutions to clients throughout the world for more than 140 years.  Milbank is headquartered in New York and has offices in Beijing, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington, DC.

The firm’s lawyers provide a full range of legal services to the world’s leading commercial, financial and industrial enterprises, as well as to institutions, individuals and governments.  Milbank’s lawyers meet the needs of its clients by offering a highly integrated and collaborative range of services across key practice groups throughout its global network.  Milbank’s integrated practice is underpinned by its attorneys’ acknowledged technical excellence, sectoral expertise and a strong tradition of innovation and client service.