600 Broad Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Areas of Practice:
Marla Calvert Miller is a Southwest Louisiana native that received her undergraduate degree from McNeese State University, J.D. from Baylor University Law School and LL.M. in Taxation from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in Chicago. Marla is licensed in both Louisiana and Texas.
Marla began her professional career as a tax legal consultant with ‘Big-Four’ advisory firms in Washington, D.C. and Canada where she focused on federal and internal taxation and continued her career in various in-house corporate tax counsel roles with global publicly traded companies before joining Stutes & Lavergne. Throughout her career, she has been responsible for developing and implementing strategies for companies to maintain compliance while maximizing profitability and tax savings. Marla has experience in the areas of tax legal advice and opinions on business matters, entity formation and structuring, operational agreements for businesses and local professionals, business and financing agreements for start-up companies, mergers and acquisitions including the sale or purchase of business assets, drafting of trust and estate planning documents and civil litigation.
When not working, Marla enjoys swimming, cycling, traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, IL
National Scholar Honor Society
Baylor University, Waco, TX
President of Women’s Legal Society
McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
B.S., magna cum laude
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Professional Associations and Memberships
Louisiana State Bar Association
Southwest Louisiana Bar Association
Texas State Bar Association