Joe DeLisle


Miller & Martin
Regions Plaza Suite 2100
1180 West Peachtree Street, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30309-3407

Tel: 404.962.6438


Joe DeLisle concentrates his practice on domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, private debt and equity and venture capital transactions, securities laws, corporate formation and governance, shareholders, partnership and joint venture agreements, and other general business and commercial matters.

Prior to joining Miller & Martin PLLC, Mr. DeLisle led the corporate and tax group at a mid-sized Atlanta law firm and before that practiced in the corporate group of an Atlanta-based, national law firm. Before becoming a lawyer, Mr. DeLisle was an environmental engineer for four years with Law Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc. and earned his Professional Engineer License.


  • The Best Lawyers in America© – Mergers and Acquisitions Law, since 2020
  • Georgia Super Lawyers® – Mergers & Acquisitions since 2014
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business since 2013
  • Georgia Trend magazine – Legal Elite since 2010
  • Extern to The Honorable Marvin H. Shoob, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and with the United States Environmental Protection Agency


  • World Law Group, International Corporate Transactions Practice Group Co-Leader, Business Development Committee Chair (2019-2021), Regional Director for the Americas (2017-2019)
  • State Bar of Georgia

Miller & Martin’s Corporate attorneys represent public and privately-held businesses in matters of day-to-day counseling and business advice, capital formation and structuring and implementing transactions.

Our team manages financings, leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, SEC compliance, private equity transactions, real estate capital markets transactions, LLC, corporation and partnership formation, and strategic alliance arrangements including corporate partnering and joint ventures. Clients look to us not just for nuts-and-bolts legal work but, more importantly, as their trusted advisors.

As a leading Southeastern law firm with four offices, Miller & Martin has helped businesses and individuals achieve their goals for more than 150 years. Talented attorneys with significant experience in multiple practice areas deliver advanced legal thinking to help clients – from individuals and local startups to large, national and international companies – stand prepared and well-represented in addressing nearly any legal challenge they may face.

We measure our achievements from this simple fact: nothing comes before client satisfaction. Our clients are our biggest asset, and we are deeply connected to their success. With every matter, every piece of advice, our attorneys work with a dedicated focus to foster highly developed relationships with each client

The diversity of our client base requires dedicated attorneys who appreciate the individual opportunities and challenges of each client. Miller & Martin attorneys are deliberate in understanding a client’s business – not just the legal aspects – providing strategic legal solutions to help clients succeed.

Miller & Martin attorneys recognize that the experience we have gained in serving our clients is our greatest resource, that our growth is a result of their growth. Many early clients, such as the original bottler of Coca-Cola, have evolved from local concerns into global enterprises, allowing us to draw on diverse experiences to serve clients locally, nationally and globally.

Miller & Martin’s attorneys have established relationships with numerous legal and professional organizations, including international associations, local and state economic development agencies, and chamber-based business groups. Our firm is also a member of the World Law Group, an international network of 59 leading independent law firms with approximately 360 offices in 89+ countries. It allows us to access legal services worldwide, enhancing our ability to manage our clients’ legal needs wherever they may arise.

Joe is very thorough and helpful with M&A transaction work as well as general corporate structure questions. I would recommend him to anyone looking for corporate legal counsel.” “Joe is a great resource to have on your team. He is thoughtful, resourceful, flexible, reliable and diligent – in short, everything I expect and need from my outside counsel.
Chambers & Partners