Allen Miller has extensive trial experience and maintains an active practice in the area of commercial litigation. Mr. Miller concentrates his practice in the areas of general business torts, professional malpractice, casualty litigation, construction litigation, banking and lender liability, class-action litigation, bankruptcy litigation, products liability, civil RICO, trade secrets litigation and a variety of other corporate litigation matters. Mr. Miller has extensive experience in complex commercial matters.
Mr. Miller has experience representing owners, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in all aspects of construction including claim drafting and counseling during construction and claims resolution in state and federal courts. Mr. Miller has handled construction disputes involving both private and public entities. Mr. Miller has represented owners, tenants, contractors and sub-contractors in state and federal courts in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi. Mr. Miller regularly represents clients in matters involving various aspects of the construction process, including delay claims, claims involving construction and design defects, lien claims, and claims involving performance and payment bonds. Mr. Miller has successfully obtained the resolution of construction disputes for clients through negotiation, litigation and mediation. Mr. Miller has litigated claims involving breach of contract, breach of warranty, construction and/or design defects, negligence, unjust enrichment and construction liens.
Mr. Miller’s professional liability practice involves litigation and trial defense of errors and omissions (E&O), directors and officers (D&O), and professional malpractice claims. Mr. Miller’s professional and quasi-professional subject matters include insurance agents and brokers; attorneys; real estate and title agents; accountants/CPAs; architects, engineers and design professionals; and directors and officers.
Mr. Miller has handled a substantial number of cases from inception through resolution at trial, appeal and alternative dispute resolution where appropriate. His experience includes, without limitation, first chair litigation counsel in numerous bench and jury trials in state and federal court. He is solely responsible for the litigation strategy and handling of cases for several institutional firm clients and regularly supervises commercial litigation associates and paralegals. Mr. Miller regularly represents national Fortune 500 companies, privately held companies and educational institutions in federal and state litigation and disputes throughout the Gulf Coast.
In the community, Mr. Miller is a graduate of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute, a Vice-Chairman of the St. Augustine High School Board of Directors, and a member of the CASA New Orleans Board of Directors. Mr. Miller also serves as Board Chair for the City of New Orleans’ Ethics Review Board.