Irwin D. Miller, Partner

Mr. Miller began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney with the Bronx County District Attorney's Office where he participated in criminal trials, prepared and argued appeals and presented cases to the Grand Jury.

In 1981, he left the District Attorney’s office and joined a law firm engaged in insurance practice. Over the last 30 years, Mr. Miller has successfully tried motor vehicle and transportation defense cases, general liability cases including premises liability, Labor Law cases and products liability cases throughout the state of New York.

Significantly, Mr. Miller has been the supervising partner in handling defense cases on behalf of a variety of insurance carriers and self-insureds.

His meticulous case preparation and retention of experts has resulted in numerous defense verdicts at trial, negotiation of favorable settlements and the granting of summary judgment on behalf of his clients.

Mr. Miller has cultivated the respect of the members of the judiciary in New York State as well as the plaintiffs' bar, as a result of his aggressive defense of cases and his thoroughness and diligence in preparing cases for trial.

He fervently believes that an early and thorough defense evaluation results in a successful resolution of claims.

Mr. Miller makes presentations to insurance professionals regarding developments in the New York No-Fault Law, medical/legal issues, including the significance of herniated discs, and the analysis of liability and damages issues.

Notable Cases
· Expert report establishes grounds for summary judgment
· Defendant driver goes straight, wins summary judgment.







Bar Admissions

Alternative Dispute Resolution
General Liability
Motor Vehicle Liability
Premises Liability
  Queens College of the City University of New York, B.A. (1974)

Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. (1977)
  Defense Research Institute (DRI)

New York State Bar Association
  New York, 1978

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1978

U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1979

Supreme Court of the United States, 1982

Ph: (212) 422-1200 ext 256
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