Michael Miller

Michael R. Miller

Michael R. Miller
New York
+1 212 459 7267

Michael Miller is a partner in the firm’s Private Equity Group, specializing in representing sponsors and their portfolio companies in the full life-cycle of private equity transactions, including initial investments (both control deals and structured minority investments), strategic add-on transactions, portfolio company management and ultimately exit transactions. 

Michael regularly represents clients in connection with leveraged buyouts, divisional carve-outs, private tender offers, cross-border investments, capital restructurings and reorganizations, and other general corporate and governance matters, including structuring of management incentive plans, negotiation of joint venture agreements, employment documentation and key commercial contracts, and administration of global corporate footprints. In addition, Michael has experience counseling clients on sensitive adversarial matters.


Michael’s practice covers a broad spectrum of industries, with a particular emphasis on healthcare, technology and manufacturing.

Select recent representations have included:

  • Frazier Healthcare Partners and affiliates in connection with investments in:
    • Accuity Delivery Systems [clinical documentation improvement services]
    • Adare Pharma Solutions [pharmaceutical CDMO]
    • AirLife (f/k/a SunMed) [manufacturing; respiratory devices]
    • CPS Solutions [outsourced and specialty pharmacy services]
    • CSafe Global [manufacturing; temperature-controlled shipping containers]
    • Elevate PFS (f/k/a MedData) [revenue cycle management]
    • United Digestive [physician practice; gastroenterology]
    • Vein Clinics of America [physician practice; vascular health]
  • Pamplona Capital Partners and affiliates in connection with investments in:
    • BakeMark [manufacturing; bakery products]
    • Latham Pool Products [manufacturing; fiberglass pools and accessories]
  • TowerBrook and affiliates in connection with investments in:
    • Ignite Fitness [Plant Fitness franchisee]

Other clients while at Goodwin have included Bain Capital Double Impact, The Carlyle Group and Primus Capital Partners.

Professional Activities

Prior to joining Goodwin, Michael was a corporate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he focused on public and private mergers and acquisitions. While in law school, Michael was a Notes Editor for the Columbia Business Law Review.




Columbia Law School

(Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)


Boston College



  • New York


  • Notes Editor, “No Standing Room: How Lender Collective Action Subverts Basic Principles of Contract Interpretation,” Columbia Business Law Review, 2012