Mr. Miller graduated from the University of Scranton with a B.A. in History in 1991. He obtained his law degree from Pace University School of Law in 1994. He is admitted to practice law before the State courts of New York and Connecticut and the Unites States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.
Mr. Miller was an equity partner in a large law firm in New York City for ten years. His practice focused on civil litigation. In 2014, he, along with Rosa H. Lee, founded Miller & Lee LLP. He continues to specialize in litigation of civil and commercial matters.
Mr. Miller has more than twenty years of litigation experience. He litigates cases before New York State courts and Federal courts. He defends all varieties of civil cases, including premises liability cases, self-storage facility claims, construction defect claims, product liability actions, construction site accidents, and toxic tort claims. He also litigates commercial cases, including guarantees, landlord-tenant disputes, business disputes, promissory notes, and real property matters. Mr. Miller appears at trial, arbitration, and mediation for all clients. He also appears before administrative agencies and New York State courts on building code violations, fire department code violations, and consumer affairs violations.
Mr. Miller is an accomplished appellate attorney with experience in all phases of appellate practice. He has written approximately 100 appellate briefs and argued approximately 70 appeals, including appeals to the New York State Court of Appeals.
Mr. Miller represents several self-storage companies. He is a leading authority on self storage law in the State of New York. He serves as General Counsel to the New York State Self Storage Association. In addition to defending claims brought against self storage companies for wrongful sale under Lien Law 182, breach of contract, conversion, personal injuries, debt collection practices, and property damage, Mr. Miller prosecutes eviction proceedings, advises on such issues as the effect of bankruptcy and death of a tenant on leases and a lien claim, and drafts occupancy agreements, auction terms, and agreements ancillary to the rental of self storage units.
Mr. Miller defends self-insured companies and companies with large self-insured retentions in workers' compensation claims. He appears at hearings and trials, depose physicians on medical issues, prepare administrative appeals, and advise clients on workers' compensation issues.
Mr. Miller represents several construction companies and frequently drafts construction agreements and litigates mechanic's lien claims.
Mr. Miller is certified as a small claims arbitrator and serve as a member of the Town of Eastchester Zoning Board of Appeals.
He resides in Westchester County, New York with my wife and two children.