Sara Fon Miller focuses her practice on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, capital raising, and other complex transactions, and general corporate and securities matters. She has advised public and private companies in a broad range of business sectors, including the manufacturing, telecommunications, engineering, technology, private equity, healthcare, and food and drug industries.
Sara worked with the firm as a summer associate in 2012 and 2013.
While attending law school, she served as Managing Editor of the Emory Law Journal and was a legal extern at General Electric Energy Services for its Energy Management Division in Atlanta, Georgia.
Sara was named a Georgia “Rising Star” in 2020, 2021 and 2022 for Mergers & Acquisitions by Super Lawyers magazine. She was recognized as one of the "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" in 2022 for Mergers and Acquisitions Law and in 2023 for Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law by The Best Lawyers in America®.
Represented AT&T in its pending $1.95 billion sale of its wireless and wireline operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to Liberty Latin America.
Advised Sovereign Systems, LLC, a provider of cloud-based IT platforms and solutions, in the pending sale of its business to Data Blue, LLC.
Advised OneTrust, LLC, a privacy management software company in a $200M Series A funding.
Represented Andritz AG in the acquisition of Xerium Technologies, Inc., a global manufacturer and supplier of industrial machine clothing and roll covers for paper, tissue and board machines in a merger transaction valued at approximately $833 million.
Represented AT&T Inc. in the acquisition of AlienVault, an innovative technology and security company.
Represented Andritz (USA) Inc. in the acquisition of ASKO, Inc., a manufacturer of shear knives, blades and wear parts for the metals producing, processing, and recycling industries.
Represented e-vapor manufacturing and distribution business in an asset sale to one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of tobacco products.
Represented Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) in asset acquisition of its largest franchisee, SEI/Aaron's, Inc., including 104 Aaron's stores in 11 states.
Advised equity fund in multiple acquisitions of adult care facilities, including 27 adult care facilities in Michigan and multi-unit location in Louisiana.
Represented The HoneyBaked Ham Company, LLC in complex consolidation of three regional operating divisions in Georgia, Michigan and Ohio.
Represented Campus Crest Communities, Inc., a real estate investment trust with a portfolio of 79 student housing properties with more than 42,000 student housing beds, in the $1.9B merger and sale of the REIT.
Served as seller's M&A counsel for Maxwell Chase Technologies, LLC, a U.S.-based producer of absorbent and non-absorbent packaging solutions for the food industry, in the sale of all of its membership interests to CSP Technologies North America, LLC, a global leader in advanced polymeric protective packaging solutions, and affiliate of Wendel Group.
Represented French private equity fund sponsor TCR Capital, and its portfolio company, In’Tech Medical, a Franco-American manufacturer of surgical devices, in the leveraged acquisition of 95 percent of the shares of Turner Medical, Inc., an Alabama-based contract manufacturer of medical devices.
Served as buyer's counsel for Zodiac Aerospace, one of the largest providers of aircraft equipment and on board systems for commercial, regional and business aircraft, and helicopters, in its acquisition by merger of Enviro Systems, Inc., an Oklahoma-based designer and manufacturer of Environment Control Systems for business aviation and helicopters.
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Emory University School of Law J.D. (2014) with honors
University of Georgia A.B.J. (2011) Public Relations and B.A., Spanish, magna cum laude
Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member
Women's Leadership Network (WLN), Co-Chair
The Leadership Institute of Women of Color Attorneys, Planning Committee
State Bar of Georgia YLD, Business Law Committee and Women in the Profession Committee
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