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Louis V. Spiker

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Louis V. Spiker
Louis V. Spiker

About Louis

Louis Spiker represents developers and property owners throughout Idaho with a range of real estate matters. He also frequently serves as outside counsel for clients, providing business and strategic advice, structuring key transactions, forming related entities, reviewing contracts, and drafting agreements. Louis has experience addressing the needs of agricultural business owners. Prior to joining Miller Nash, Louis was a partner in a Boise-based law firm where he assisted clients with their business and real estate needs and creditors with their bankruptcy and litigation needs. Louis leverages his experience representing creditors in bankruptcy proceedings to help secure his clients’ investments.

Representative Experience

  • Real Estate & Land Use Plus
    • Assisted buyer with purchase of 135 acre site and later annexation.*

    • Represented investor obtaining TIC interest in 18-unit apartment complex.*

    • Represented seller of TIC interest in self-storage facilities.*

    • Assisted residential developer obtain preliminary plat approval for 50 lot single family subdivision, including successful request for reconsideration of initial denial of the project.*

    • Assisted residential developer obtain special use permit for 60-unit multifamily project.*

    • Assisted multifamily developer with development of 300-unit multifamily project.*

    • Represented seller of contract manufacturing business.*

    • Represented motor coach fleet operator in sale of fleet and related assets.*

    • Represented contract manufacturer in sale of business operation.*

    • Represented physician in sale of medical practice and lease of related real estate.*

    • Represented dentist in sale of dental practice and related real estate.*

    • Represented buyer of energy drink brand.*

    • Negotiated and drafted marketing agreement for early stage innovative food product manufacturer.*

    • Negotiated third-party self-storage management agreement.*

    • Negotiated and drafted contract manufacturing agreements and assisted with acquisition of various brands.*

    • Represented buyer of distressed debt from national bank.*

  • * Denotes experience prior to joining Miller Nash LLP



  • J.D. University of Idaho College of Law, 2009
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Idaho, 2009

Court Admissions

  • Idaho Supreme Court, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, District of Idaho, 2012
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Idaho, 2012


Professional Plus
  • Boise Metro Chamber, Financial Services Advisory Board, Member
  • Idaho State Bar Association, Business and Corporate Law Section, Governing Council Member


  • Named a “Leader in Law” by the Idaho Business Review, 2022
  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® (Boise, Idaho)
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2021-2024

Outside the Office

Outside the office, Louis enjoys spending time with his family in Idaho’s mountains.

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