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Dianne M. Millner provides skilled legal representation for clients throughout the

San Francisco Bay Area, the East Bay and Silicon Valley

Real Estate Law and Development
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Dianne Millner specializes in representing large, medium, or small institutions, general or limited partnerships, nonprofit organizations, as well as individuals in all types of real estate transactions- whether commercial, retail, office building, housing, mixed-use, industrial or special use projects. Developments can range from multi-million dollar projects to small homeowner transactions.


Dianne can handle general real estate questions, purchase and sale agreements, leases, landlord and tenancy matters, easement issues, title matters and more.

Public-Private Real Estate Development Partnerships 

Ms. Millner formerly represented a number of public agencies in real estate and economic development matters, including the (now inactive) redevelopment agencies of the City and County of San Francisco and the City of Oakland, as well as the Port of San Francisco.


Dianne combines that public expertise with her extensive private practice experience in representing financial institutions and private developers/property owners to demonstrate a unique expertise in facilitating successful public-private partnerships


Accordingly, she is particularly well-versed in the intricacies of working out a consensus for development projects among private parties and developers, with municipalities and public agencies, as well as community members.

Economic Development
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Dianne formerly supervised a team of attorneys who handled legal matters for the economic development department of the City of Oakland. She and her team assisted City staff in providing public incentives to establish businesses in the City, including the development of a Lexus car dealership, a Toyota dealership, transactions with airlines, and a number of other businesses.


Ms. Millner’s familiarity with public-private incentives and her own extensive real estate and general business experience ensures that she can expertly advise on economic development matters.

Business Law

Ms. Millner has advised numerous business owners on entity formation, partnership agreements, vendor contracts, equipment leasing matters, general contract review, issue spotting, and related matters.

We value relationships

Our business is built on trust and integrity. This is intrinsic in everything we do, and is what gives our clients, colleagues, suppliers, partners and investors the confidence to work with us. We treat everyone individually, offering bespoke advice, which in turn builds long-term relationships and helps them to make better property decisions.

Stanford University Law School, J.D. 


Member of the California State Bar (License No. 66876)

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