The Miller Law Firm has represented home and condominium association owners and directors involved in construction defect claims against builders and developers since 1983. Its founding member, Thomas E. Miller, is a pioneer in the field and has successfully recovered nearly $1 Billion against errant builders, a feat unsurpassed in California. Tom is co-author of the quintessential text "Handling Construction Defects in the Western States" first published in 1993 and updated annually with the help of his daughter and partner Rachel Miller. Tom Miller's book is relied upon by judges, lawyers and mediators practicing this area of law. Tom has been quoted in major newspapers and industry magazines including the NY Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Wall Street Journal, Orange County Edition of the NY Times, Orange County Register as well as the San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego editions of the Daily Journal. He has written articles and lectured extensively in this field.While the Miller Law Firm has represented clients in several Western States, it concentrates its practice in California, having represented clients in the extended San Francisco Bay area and as far south as San Diego. One highly respected lawyer and mediator refers to Miller as the "King of Construction Defects".
Tom is AV rated (highest possible rating in both legal quality and ethical standards) by Martindale-Hubbell and has been voted by his peers a "Super Lawyer" from 2008 through 2017 in construction litigation. Most recently, The Miller Law Firm was awarded the National Litigator Award by the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents for 2 consecutive years. This award is the most well respected performance measuring symbol of litigation achievement in the nation, honoring only the top 1% of attorneys, and based strictly on tangible verdict & settlement dollar achievement.
Although recognized for his litigation skills, Tom has spent the last 25 years helping clients resolve claims through mediation, assisting his clients in early evaluation and dispute resolution, an area often overlooked and under utilized by others practicing in this field. With 40 years of practice, there is no one practicing with the breadth of experience and track record of success.
Admitted 1973, California
Professional Webpage: http://www.constructiondefects.com/thomas-e-miller
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