Miller, Miller & Canby, of Rockville, has named Edward S. West as principal in the Real Estate Practice Group. West has practiced for nearly 30 years in the areas of commercial leasing, real estate development, finance and construction. He represents landlords, tenants, developers, businesses, trade associations and other not-for-profit organizations, and individuals in commercial and residential real estate and general business transactions. He has negotiated more than 17 million square feet of leases for office, retail and industrial properties. He has also worked on the development, acquisition or sale of more than $5 billion in commercial properties, including mixed-use developments and public-private partnerships.