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Creighton D. Mills

Creighton D. Mills

Partner| Orange County


Creighton Mills has wide-ranging responsibility as the senior Orange County member of the firm's real estate department. His experience includes negotiating and drafting purchase and sale documents for raw land, commercial, industrial, hotel, and residential properties; real property secured transactions, including construction loans, permanent loans, loan workouts, and foreclosures; lease transactions for both lessors and lessees in commercial, retail, and industrial properties; transactions relating to the development of real property; and evaluation of environmental issues relating to real estate transactions.

  • University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law (J.D., 1981)
  • Graduate School of Management (M.B.A., 1981)
    • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • University of California at Irvine (B.A., Social Sciences, magna cum laude, 1977)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Student body president (1976-1977)
  • Orange County Bar Association
    • Section on Real Property
  • University of California at Irvine
    • Alumni Board
  • American Bar Association
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law (2018)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Wyman Bautzer Kuchel and Silbert, Orange County, California, Partner (1988-1990), Associate (1981-1988)
  • California
  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California