Alan Miller

Alan S. Miller Managing Shareholder

Four Gateway Center
444 Liberty Avenue Suite 1105
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone:
412-288-4004 (Direct Dial)
Fax:
412-288-2405
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Mr. Miller is the managing shareholder of the firm. He has over thirty years of experience in complex litigation and counseling, concentrating in the areas of environmental law, insurance coverage and bad faith, professional errors and omissions and commercial litigation. He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America in the field of Environmental Law and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers since 2005. Mr. Miller was selected Best Lawyer in Pittsburgh—Environmental Litigation for 2013, an honor bestowed by the peer-reviewed publication Best Lawyers in America. He was voted as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in Pittsburgh in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2016. His environmental law practice has involved municipal, residual, and hazardous waste permitting and compliance, contribution and cost recovery actions under CERCLA and related state statutes, contamination from leaking underground storage tanks, air and water pollution regulatory enforcement actions, oil and gas drilling compliance and transactions, and real estate transactions involving contaminated and recycled industrial sites.  Mr. Miller's insurance law practice involves representing insurance companies in a wide array of coverage disputes, both before litigation and in court, arising out of commercial, property and personal lines policies, including disputes over coverage for claims involving construction defects, exposure to toxic substances, product defects, infringement of intellectual property rights and violations of consumer protection laws. In his litigation practice, Mr. Miller has represented business clients, insurance companies and individuals in significant cases involving insurance coverage, bad faith, environmental contamination and regulatory compliance, professional errors and omissions of insurance brokers and accountants, and commercial disputes involving trade secrets and contracts. Mr. Miller is peer-review rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell.

Mr. Miller is a former trial attorney with the Environmental Enforcement Section, United States Department of Justice, and Assistant Counsel with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources. He is a frequent lecturer, course planner and author of materials for continuing legal education courses in the areas of environmental law and insurance coverage. Mr. Miller is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, American Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association, and is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania, and the Courts of Appeals for the Third and Fifth Circuits.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Education

  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. (Cum Laude) - 1982
  • Washington University
    • B.A. - 1978
    • Major: History

Representative Cases of Alan S. Miller

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyer in Pittsburgh—Environmental Litigation, 2013 and 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2004 - 2016
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2004 - 2016
  • Top 50 Super Lawyers Pittsburgh, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • DRI, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Department of Justice, Land and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Enforcement Section, Washington, D.C., Trial Attorney, 1985 - 1987
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Resources, Assistant Counsel, 1982 - 1985