Miller Starr Regalia’s Eugene Miller Selected As Best Lawyers In America © 2016 Oakland Real Estate Law “Lawyer Of The Year”

– 8 Other MSR Attorneys Included in Best Lawyers 2016 Edition –

Walnut Creek, CA, August 17, 2015 – Miller Starr Regalia (MSR), a preeminent California real estate law firm for over 50 years, is pleased to announce that Eugene (Gene) Miller, chairman emeritus, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2016© and has been honored as the Best Lawyers’ 2016 Oakland Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year”. Only one lawyer per practice area within each metropolitan region is selected as “Lawyer of the Year”.

“To be recognized by your peers is both humbling and gratifying,” said Miller. “Our firm has consistently set the standard for the practice of real property law for over four decades.  To be fortunate enough to practice with my colleagues at Miller Starr Regalia for such an extended period of time, and to be able to develop collaborative long term relationships with many of our valued clients has been extremely rewarding.”

Miller is also included in the 2016 edition for his commercial litigation and real estate law practices. In addition to Miller, Best Lawyers in America has selected eight other Miller Starr Regalia lawyers for inclusion in the 2016 edition:

  • Arthur F. Coon, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Daniel R. Miller, Construction Law
  • Gary E. Rosenberg, Real Estate Law
  • George B. Speir, Bet-the-Company Litigation; Litigation – Land Use and Zoning; Litigation – Real Estate
  • James M. Frassetto, Real Estate Law
  • Karl E. Geier, Banking and Finance Law
  • Marvin B. Starr, Real Estate Law
  • Wilson F. Wendt, Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law

Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of lawyers about their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

“Gene served as Chairman of Miller Starr Regalia for more than a quarter of a century, drawing up the blueprint for our success as a real estate law firm with expertise along the entire spectrum of real property, finance, construction, environmental, and land use law, as evidenced by the practice areas of our Best Lawyers.” said Anthony M. Leones, Miller Starr Regalia’s managing shareholder.

The 2016 list is available at

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