Esteemed Professor, Arthur R. Miller, Joins The Lanier Law Firm

Legendary scholar will continue his groundbreaking work in seeking justice for all.

HOUSTON – The Lanier Law Firm is proud to announce the addition of renowned attorney and law professor, Arthur R. Miller, to the firm’s stellar team.  He has joined the firm in an “Of Counsel” capacity.

Professor Miller is a leading scholar in the field of American civil procedure, a University Professor at New York University, and Chairman of The NYU Sports & Society Program. Prior to that, he was the Bruce Bromley Professor of Law at Harvard Law School (1971-2007).  Miller is a coauthor of Federal Practice and Procedure, which is often considered the most notable source for practicing in the federal courts and is an essential reference for judges and lawyers, worldwide. Miller is also one of the nation’s most distinguished legal scholars in the areas of civil litigation, copyright and unfair competition, and privacy, and most recently Sports Law, having written more than 40 books and numerous articles, including The Assault on Privacy: Computers, Data Banks, and Dossiers (University of Michigan Press, 1971) and Miller’s Court (Plume, 1983).

Professor Miller is the recipient of many honors, including six honorary doctorates, three American Bar Association Gavel Awards, and a Special Recognition Gavel Award for promoting public understanding of the law.  Recently, Queen Elizabeth II bestowed on him the prestigious honor of Commander of the Order of the British Empire (2011).  A renowned commentator on law and society, Miller has also moderated several acclaimed PBS series, including, The Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Managing Our Miracles: Health Care in America and The Presidency. He won an Emmy Award for The Sovereign Self.  He further served for two decades as the on-air legal editor for ABC’s Good Morning America.

“It is not often that you get a chance to work with someone with the experience, expertise and legendary prominence of Arthur Miller,” says Mark Lanier, founder of The Lanier Law Firm. “Professor Miller is not only one of the top legal experts in the world, he also has continually set the bar for all who seek to keep justice within the legal system.”

Miller has argued cases in all of the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal and several before the U.S. Supreme Court.  He has served as a member and Reporter for the Advisory Committee of Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States. President Gerald Ford also appointed Miller as commissioner of the United States Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyrighted Work.

“There are many quality litigation firms across this nation but only a few display the outstanding resolve and commitment to our justice system as what I see with Mark Lanier and The Lanier Law Firm. He is truly in the game to provide outstanding legal representation for people and groups who have been traditionally under-represented.” said Professor Miller. “I am honored to have the opportunity to collaborate with the great people at The Lanier Law Firm on behalf those who require authentic and compassionate representation within our great justice system.”

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