Steven M. Miller

Tel 215.864.8310
Fax 215.864.8999

Steven M. Miller is the Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr's Commercial Finance Group. He focuses on counseling clients within financial services, with a particular emphasis on secured and asset-based lending, structured finance, health care lending, as well as syndicated credit facilities. His experience includes representing banks, commercial finance companies, second-lien lenders, and hedge funds. Steve also has significant experience in representing corporate clients in sophisticated commercial financing transactions.

Representative Matters

  • Represented lender in connection with $15 million line of credit to pre-settlement litigation funder
  • Represented agent in $160 million syndicated senior secured revolving credit facility to national service provider
  • Represented the agent bank in the $100 million financing of a private equity acquisition of a building products company
  • Represented the agent bank in the syndicated financing of the acquisition of the southeastern Pennsylvania retail operations of a global petroleum business
  • Represented the agent bank in a $200 million financing of one of the nation's foremost managers of structured finance products
  • Represented one of the leading publicly traded e-commerce businesses in the country in a $150 million financing
  • Represented non-bank lender as administrative agent in $85 million structured finance transaction with asset-based lender
  • Represented an asset-based lender in $65 million secured ABL facility as part of $355 million total financing package to enable $420 million private equity company's acquisition of national provider of engineering, design and services to leading cable providers along with two tuck-in acquisitions

Professional Activities

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys

Turnaround Management Association

Recognition & Accomplishments

Chambers USA, banking and finance law, 2011-2019

Speaking Engagements

Frequent lecturer at Commerce University

Regular course planner and moderator, Pennsylvania Bar Institute's commercial lending programs, including the 2011 Commercial Loan Documentation Program

Community Activities

Kaiserman Branch of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Philadelphia, past President

Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D. 1987)

Pennsylvania State University (B.A. 1978)

New Jersey