Hunter Reams is an Associate at Miller Johnson in the business section focusing on mergers and acquisition (M&A) and tax matters.

Mr. Reams has experience working with a range of clients including tech start-ups, growing government contracting organizations and established private equity groups.  This includes:

  • Reviewing and analyzing shareholder agreements, employment and customer contracts, tax returns, organizational documents and other tax, financial and legal documents as part of buy-side and sell-side due diligence
  • Performing due diligence on both target companies and on sell-side clients ranging from small start-ups to hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue

Professional Experience and Affiliations

Prior to joining Miller Johnson, Mr. Reams practiced as a Senior M&A Tax Associate at BDO USA, LLP in the Washington D.C. Metro area and as an International Tax Consultant with Deloitte in the Metro Detroit area.  During law school, he worked as a law clerk with firms in Columbia, SC., Charleston SC and Cleveland, OH.

He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.

Community Activities

In the past, Mr. Reams has been a mentor with middle school students who showed an interest in the legal field.  He has also spent time volunteering with animal shelters and community soup kitchens.


Mr. Reams earned his J.D. in 2017 from South Carolina School of Law.  While in law school he was Special Projects Editor for the Journal of International Law and Business. He also worked with the United States Military Tribunal Commission to assist in representing Guantamino Bay detainees and did a Securities Regulation and Enforcement Externship with the South Carolina Attorney General’s office.

Mr. Reams earned his B.S. from Central Michigan University in 2014 where he was active with Phi Alpha Delta and sang in the Central Michigan Concert Choir. He also attended Rochester College on a baseball scholarship where he worked on his B.B.A.  Mr. Reams is licensed to practice in Michigan.