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Taylor English provides me the breadth of resources necessary to fully assist my clients, and the flexibility to meet client needs and expectations without the constraints imposed by large firms.

John Mills has more than 28 years of experience navigating all of the state and federal courts of California, Georgia, and New York in litigation. As a partner in Taylor English’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, Mr. Mills concentrates his practice on bankruptcy, debtor/creditor rights, bankruptcy acquisitions, debtor in possession financing, and insolvency related litigation, including receiverships and foreclosures. Mr. Mills also assists clients in commercial, real estate, and finance related litigation.

Mr. Mills has authored a number of articles and seminar materials on a wide range of topics, including receivership and foreclosures; bankruptcy litigation and appeals; employment and compensation of professionals in bankruptcy cases; representation of committees in chapter 11 cases; venue issues for ancillary and cross-border bankruptcy cases; taxation of transfers in sales under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code; administration of Ponzi scheme cases in chapters 7 and 11; issues arising in franchisor/franchisee bankruptcy and receivership cases; and prepackaged chapter 11 plans. Mr. Mills is listed in Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America®.

Mr. Mills is a past chair of the Bankruptcy Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal. In 1998 he was the recipient of the Legal Volunteer of the Year Award from the Los Angeles Free Clinic. In 2008, he was the recipient of the Atlanta Bar Association’s inaugural Pro Bono Award for his creation of a program to provide counseling to pro se debtors in connection with reaffirmation agreements in bankruptcy cases. In 2012, he was the recipient of the Law Firm Attorney of the Year Award from Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta.

Mr. Mills currently is a member of the Executive Committee of the Bankruptcy Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. He is also a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Commercial Law Section of the State Bar of California and The Financial Lawyers Conference.

Memberships

Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section

State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Section

Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Advisory Board

Beverly Hills Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, Executive Committee

Los Angeles County Bar Association

State Bar of California, Commercial Law Section

The Financial Lawyers Conference

Community Involvement

Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, Advisory Board

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation

Sandy Springs Christian Church - Board of Elders, Board of Trustees, and Leadership Council

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Education

Emory University School of Law, JD, 1990

Wofford College, BA, 1982

Bar Admissions

Georgia

California

New York

Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

Supreme Court of Georgia

Georgia Court of Appeals

U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York