Overview

Georgette Miller immigrated to the United States from Jamaica with the goal of becoming an attorney in order to help others. Through perseverance and sacrifice, she put herself through school, earning her B.A. from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, her J.D. from Rutgers School of Law – Camden, and her Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Taxation from Temple University School of Law.

Georgette focuses her practice in the areas of Bankruptcy and Real Estate law. For more than 23 years, she has represented individual and commercial clients in bankruptcy proceedings in PA, NJ and NY. Georgette has helped thousands obtain financial relief and reorganize their financial lives and businesses to create a stable future. Her experience includes representing debtors, creditors, lenders, creditors’ committees, potential acquirers, investors, and asset purchasers.

In the area of real estate, Georgette regularly counsels clients in the acquisition, construction, development, financing and leasing of residential, mixed-use, condominiums, commercial and retail projects. Her clients include individuals, developers and joint venture partners, small and large corporations, and governmental and quasi-governmental entities. She represents landlords and tenants, as well as buyers and sellers of real estate, giving her a deep understanding of the concerns of both parties to a transaction.

Prior to joining Dilworth, Georgette practiced in some of the country’s largest regional and international firms, Georgette has also served as in-house counsel for a significant real estate investment trust (REIT).

Representative Experience

  • Represented developers and investors in acquisition, construction, and development of several mixed-use housing projects in NJ, PA, TX and OH, being financed by federal low-income tax credit.
  • Represented big box retailer in with leasing retail space nationwide
  • Represented purchasers of federal low-income tax credits and historic tax credits.
  • Negotiated with Internal Revenue Service, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Department of Justice as part of representing debtors in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy filings.
  • Coordinated and implemented process to track progress of repositioning of $80M in retail real estate as sole counsel to anchor leasing and development departments. Engaged with development, financial, and legal staff to facilitate timely completion of repositioning projects.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Black Corporate Board Readiness, Santa Clara University

Publications

  • “Living Debt Free,” 2012, MentorEquityPress.com 

Representative Experience

  • Represented developers and investors in acquisition, construction, and development of several mixed-use housing projects in NJ, PA, TX and OH, being financed by federal low-income tax credit.
  • Represented big box retailer in with leasing retail space nationwide
  • Represented purchasers of federal low-income tax credits and historic tax credits.
  • Negotiated with Internal Revenue Service, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Department of Justice as part of representing debtors in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy filings.
  • Coordinated and implemented process to track progress of repositioning of $80M in retail real estate as sole counsel to anchor leasing and development departments. Engaged with development, financial, and legal staff to facilitate timely completion of repositioning projects.