Samuel Mills

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Frisco, TX

Mills Firm PLLC
 | 6160 Warren Pkwy, Suite 100
Frisco, TX 75034
Phone: 2145055878
Fax: 972-668-1979
Selected To Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed Since: 1999
Education: Columbia Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (20%)
Attorney Profile

Admitted to practice in both New York and Texas, Samuel Mills is attorney and counselor at Mills Firm PLLC. Representing clients in Houston, Dallas, Frisco, Plano, and surrounding areas, Mr. Mills handles matters of real estate, corporate and business transactions, business legal services, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and estate planning. His list of clients includes investors, borrowers, lenders, executives, private business owners, individual entrepreneurs and publicly traded companies.

At Baylor University in 1988, Mr. Mills graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history and religion. He earned his Master of Arts in history from the same school in 1990 and was a Francis G. Guittard Fellow. He then attended Columbia Law School, where he was a notes editor for the Columbia Law Review and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; he graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1995.

Mr. Mills is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the American Bar Association. Within the ABA, he is a member of the Business Law Section, and he is a member of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law and the Business and Insurance Law sections of the State Bar of Texas. Mr. Mills has an Avvo “Superb” rating and for his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer review rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Experienced as both an attorney and an executive, Mr. Mills served for four years as general counsel and executive vice president of the Summit Alliance Companies. While practicing with a major Wall Street firm, he helped draft the tobacco industry’s first class-action settlement agreement in history. Mr. Mills has experience working with an NBA franchise purchaser and on the multibillion-dollar sale of an electronics business.

Mr. Mills volunteers for, and contributes to, a number of charitable and community organizations, including Hope's Seed, Griffin Middle School PTA, Miss Texas Scholarship Organization, Miss Plano Frisco (Crown Sponsor 2019), and Miss Arlington (2019 Judge).

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Real Estate (40%): Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant

Business/Corporate (40%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Mergers & Acquisitions (20%)

Focus Areas

Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations


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Rising Stars: 2004

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About Samuel Mills

Admitted: 1999, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Named a “Rising Star”, Texas Monthly magazine, 2004
  • Named a “Rising Star”, Law & Politics magazine, 2004
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia University School of Law, New York, NY, 1993-1995
  • “A-V” Peer-Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Consecutively Since 2005

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Texas, Section on Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law, Member
  • Texas
  • State Bar of Texas, Insurance Law Section, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Business Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Member
  • New York

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Columbia Law Review, 1993-1995, Notes Editor, 1994-1995, Columbia University School of Law, New York, NY
  • Author, “Toward an Equitable After-Acquired Evidence Rule,” 94 Columbia Law Review 1525-57 (1994) (1994 winner, Negroni Prize, Columbia Law School) (citied in briefs before, and adopted in toto by, the U.S. Supreme Court in McKennon v. Nashville Banner Publishing Co., 513 U.S. 352 (1995))

Representative Clients:

  • Represented Tenet Healthcare in medical office leasing transactions across the Uniter States from 2006 to 2007., 2017
  • Represented Stonehill PRM Realty in all major real estate transaction from 2003 through 2007., 2006
  • Represented International Captal, Inc.  in various U.S. transactions since 2006, including recent representation in selling a lage parcel of land developed for residential use to a major, publicly-traded builder., 2018
  • Have represented Barclay Holding Company and related subsidiaries in varies Texas-based transactions from 2006 to the present time., 2019
  • Have represented the Summit Alliance Companies as inside General Counsel from 2006 t0 2010 on all major transactions of the companies., 2015

Educational Background:

  • Baylor University, Waco, TX, M.A., Major: History, Honors: Francis G. Guittard Fellow, Honors: 4.0 cumulative GPA, 1990
  • Baylor University, Waco, TX, B.A., Honors: magna cum laude, Major: History, Major: Religion, Honors: 3.91 cumulative GPA, Honors: class rank:  4/386, 1988
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Office Location for Samuel Mills

6160 Warren Pkwy
Suite 100
Frisco, TX 75034

Phone: 2145055878

Fax: 972-668-1979

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Last Updated: 9/23/2019

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