James E. Miller is one of the founding partners of Shepherd Finkelman Miller & Shah, LLP. He is admitted to practice law in the States of California, Connecticut and New Jersey, as well as the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and numerous federal courts, including the Southern, Central and Northern Districts of California, District of Connecticut, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, District of New Jersey, Eastern District of Wisconsin, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Miller earned his undergraduate degree from Cornell University (B.S. 1988) and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law (J.D. 1991). While at Penn Law School, he was awarded the Edwin R. Keedy Cup and was Editor of the Comparative Labor Law Journal. Following graduation, he served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Daniel H. Huyett, 3rd, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Miller concentrates his practice on securities, corporate governance and employee benefirs litigation, as well as significant employment, defamation and wage/hour cases. He also serves as outside general counsel for certain select clients of the Firm, most of which are based subsidiaries of corporations based in Europe and India. During his career, he has supervised a number of internal corporate investigations and has litigated numerous defamation cases, both on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Miller has tried over twenty (20) cases to successful verdict or judgment during his career, including class action, defamation, employee benefits, employment and whistleblower matters. In defamation proceedings on behalf of plaintiffs, Mr. Miller has secured a number of multi-million dollar verdicts and arbitration awards.