James L. Miller
Since beginning practice in 1976, Jim has tried cases to juries and appeared in courts across the country. He has significant trial and other courtroom experience in California, Hawaii, Colorado, Delaware, Maryland, Iowa, Texas, and Oregon. His practice has covered a broad spectrum of civil litigation, including commercial disputes, product liability, mass torts (asbestos and lead paint), business torts, legal malpractice, and antitrust.
Jim's clients have included Matson Navigation Company, Ciba-Geigy Corporation, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Owens Corning Corporation, Fibreboard Corporation, Boomerang Technologies, Catalyst Semiconductor, Intel Corporation, Sun Microsystems and Homestore.com, Inc.
Jim served as Special Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust (Anne K. Bingaman) in 1995-96, having been recruited to lead one of the early investigations involving Microsoft Corporation. He was also involved in the Antitrust Division’s NASDAQ Market Maker investigation.
Jim began his practice with and was a Partner of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP until January 2003. In 2003, Jim became a member of the Liquidation Committee of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP. During 2003, he was also Of Counsel to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP until January 2004 when Snyder Miller & Orton LLP began operations.
Jim received his J.D. degree in 1976 from The University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), where he was an Associate Editor of the California Law Review. He lives in Lafayette, California with his wife Maureen. They have two children. He enjoys hunting and fishing.