Sam's depth of legal experience will be invaluable to the firm's class action work
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 3, 2009
Outten & Golden LLP, a preeminent employee rights law firm, announced that Samuel R. Miller has joined the firm as Of Counsel, bringing over 20 years of experience in civil rights, employment discrimination and harassment, and nation-wide class action litigation.
Mr. Miller joins Outten & Golden's class action and impact litigation practice, which prosecutes cases involving a wide range of employment issues, including economic exploitation, gender- and race-based discrimination, and other systemic workers' rights issues.
"Sam's depth of legal experience will be invaluable to the firm's class action work," said Adam T. Klein, partner and co-chair of the Class Action Practice Group.
Mr. Miller most recently served as Legal Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights ("CCR"), where he supervised the organization's domestic and international impact litigation--including a recent victory against the New York City Fire Department based on class-wide hiring discrimination (Vulcan Society v. City of New York). Prior to CCR, Mr. Miller was a Research Scholar at Columbia Law School, where he initiated and directed the Institutional Reform Project to foster the reform of failing public institutions. For many years a private practice attorney, Mr. Miller has litigated at the trial and appellate levels on cases ranging from prisoners' rights to copyright. Mr. Miller's litigation successes include representing a group of female Chevron employees in what was then the largest sexual harassment settlement in the country. Earlier in his career, Mr. Miller was a permanent law clerk to Hon. Thelton E. Henderson, U. S. District Court of Northern District of California, where he assisted in certifying the largest employment class action in U.S. history (Dukes v. Wal-Mart).
"I look forward to joining Outten & Golden's outstanding legal team, and contributing to the firm's renown for being at the forefront of protecting workers' rights," Mr. Miller said.
Mr. Miller holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Tufts University and a J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. He is admitted to practice in New York and California state and federal courts, and in the United States Supreme Court.