Esteemed Professor Arthur R. Miller Joins The Lanier Law Firm Legendary scholar will continue his groundbreaking work in seeking justice for all

HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 joins the firm as Of Counsel.

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, privacy and, most recently, sports law. He has authored more than 40 books and numerous scholarly 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 Appeals 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 Works.

"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 underrepresented," said Professor Miller. "I am honored to have the opportunity to collaborate with the great people at The Lanier Law Firm on behalf of those who require authentic and compassionate representation within our great justice system."

With offices in Houston, New York and Los Angeles, The Lanier Law Firm is committed to addressing client concerns with effective and innovative solutions in courtrooms across the country. The firm is composed of outstanding trial attorneys with decades of experience handling cases involving pharmaceutical liability, asbestos exposure, intellectual property, business litigation, product liability, toxic exposure and maritime law.

For more information, please contact J.D. Cargill at 713-659-5200 or at jdc@lanierlawfirm.com.

SOURCE The Lanier Law Firm



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