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Matthew W. Miller is the Co-Managing Shareholder of the Fort Lauderdale office and focuses his practice on private equity and venture capital transactions, public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, secured lending transactions, and general corporate matters. Matthew's specific industry experience includes education, manufacturing, automotive, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, employee outsourcing and leasing, telecommunications, information technology, and aircraft parts sales and leasing.


  • Private equity transactions
  • Venture capital transactions
  • Corporate and securities
  • Mergers and acquisitions, buyouts and recapitalizations
  • Public and private securities offerings



  • Representation of a private equity fund in its stock acquisition (including financing) of a leading healthcare staffing company.
  • Broad representation of significant private equity funds in investment, acquisition and divestiture transactions.
  • Representation of public and private companies in mergers, acquisitions and joint venture transactions.
  • Representation of private companies, from entrepreneurial family businesses to industry leaders, in general corporate matters.
  • Corporate finance experience, including venture capital, private placement transactions and secured and subordinated financing transactions.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2021-2023
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation, 2011-2024
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, 2021-2023
  • Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, "Top Lawyer," 2013-2017, 2020-2021
  • Selected, Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, "Top Lawyers," 2020-2023
    • Corporate Law, 2020-2023
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2020-2023
    • Securities Regulation, 2021
    • Securities / Capital Markets Law, 2020-2021
  • Member, Winning Team, M&A Advisor Awards, "Healthcare and Life Sciences Deal of the Year (from $10mm to $500mm)" for the Chapter 11 sale of ATLS Acquisition, LLC, dba Liberty Medical Supply, Inc., 2015
  • Member, Winning Team, Global M&A Network’s Turnaround Atlas Awards, "Turnaround of the Year - Small Markets" for the restructuring and sale of ATLS Acquisition, LLC (dba Liberty Medical), 2015
  • Member, Winning Team, ACG New York Champion’s Awards, Deal of the Year (over $500mm); Cross-border Transaction of the Year (over $250mm) for $1.8 billion Acquisition of MacDermid, Inc. by Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited, 2014
  • Member, Winning Team, "M&A Deal of the Year (Over $1 Billion to $5 Billion)" for Platform Specialty Products Corporation (f/k/a Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited) acquisition of MacDermid, Incorporated and related entities, The M&A Advisor’s 6th Annual International M&A Awards, 2014
  • Finalist, Daily Business Review, "Top Dealmaker of the Year - Corporate International Category," 2013
  • Member, Winning Team, "Consumer and Retail Products Deal of the Year (over $200mm)" for Merger of Burger King and Justice Holdings Ltd., ACG New York Champion’s Award, 2013
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, Mid-Year 2012
  • Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, "Top Up & Comers," 2009-2012
  • Member, Business Law Section, The Florida Bar
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • J.D., Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, 1997
  • B.S., University of Florida, 1994
  • Florida