Miller Starr Regalia’s Eugene Miller Selected as Best Lawyers in America© 2018 Oakland real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year”

Ten MSR Attorneys receive Recognition

August 22, 2017 (Walnut Creek, CA) – Miller Starr Regalia (MSR), a preeminent California real estate law firm for more than 50 years, is pleased to announce that Eugene H. Miller, chairman emeritus, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2018© and has been honored as the Best Lawyers’ 2018 Oakland Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year”. In addition, nine other MSR attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© directory.

“We are proud that many of our attorneys have been acknowledged by their peers,” said Anthony M. Leones, Miller Starr Regalia’s managing shareholder. “In particular, Gene Miller has meant a lot to our firm and it is wonderful to see him recognized as Best Lawyers’ 2018 Oakland Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year.” I cannot think of anyone more deserving of that honor.”

“We are also pleased that Marvin Starr, one of MSR’s founding members, has been recognized by Best Lawyers every year since this recognition began in 1983,” added Leones.

Miller, based in Walnut Creek, represents clients in all aspects of real property transactions including purchase and sale documentation and representation before public agencies. In addition to Miller, who was also recognized by the Best Lawyers directory for 11 years in a row, other MSR attorneys receiving recognition were:

From the San Francisco office:

  • Lance Anderson, real estate law

From the Walnut Creek office:

  • Arthur F. Coon, land use and zoning law (recognized 2012-2018)
  • James M. Frassetto, real estate law (recognized 2008-2018)
  • Karl E. Geier, banking and finance law (recognized 2009-2018)
  • Daniel R. Miller, construction law (recognized 2013-2018)
  • Gary E. Rosenberg, real estate law (recognized 2007-2018)
  • George Speir, litigation – land use and zoning; litigation – real estate (recognized 2008-2018)
  • Marvin B. Starr, real estate law (recognized 1983-2018)
  • Wilson F. Wendt, land use and zoning law; real estate law (recognized 2001-2018)

About Best Lawyers®: First published in 1983, Best Lawyers’ publications have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere. Best Lawyers’ peer-reviewed listings are now published in almost 75 countries around the world, and the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (2017) includes 54,905 attorneys in 140 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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