Glenn D. Miller

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Rights Attorney in New York, NY

Sivin, Miller & Roche, LLP
 | 20 Vesey Street, Suite 1400
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 646-396-3688
Fax: 212-406-9462
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Rights (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Glenn D. Miller is the principal trial lawyer and a senior partner at Sivin & Miller, LLP Attorneys at Law in New York, New York, where he handles civil rights, criminal and personal injury cases. He represents clients in the New York City metropolitan area and New York statewide.

    Mr. Miller has over 30 years of experience working with criminal law issues such as drug crimes, DWI, excessive force, false arrest, malicious prosecution, police brutality, sex crimes, white-collar crimes and wrongful incarceration. In his personal injury practice, he represents injury victims in cases involving brain injury, car accidents, construction accidents, premises liability, slip-and-fall accidents and truck accidents.

    Over the course of his career, Mr. Miller has secured millions of dollars for his clients through settlements and verdicts. He has extensive litigation experience and is a recognized speaker on litigation and trial methods.

    Mr. Miller earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. He received his law degree from Boston University School of Law and obtained his license to practice law in 1985. He is qualified to appear before all New York state courts.

    Prior to joining Sivin & Miller, LLP Attorneys at Law, Mr. Miller worked at the Legal Aid Society, serving as supervisor of the criminal defense division. While in that role, he became the youngest attorney to litigate homicide cases, trying these and other major criminal cases. He uses that experience to provide exceptional legal services to his clients in his private practice.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 80%Civil Rights
    • 10%Personal Injury - General
    • 10%Criminal Defense
    Focus Areas

    Police Misconduct

    Selections

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    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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    About Glenn Miller

    Admitted: 1985, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.sivinandmiller.com/Attorneys/Glenn-D-Miller.shtm...

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Supervisor, Criminal Defense Division, Legal Aid Society

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Prison Brutality - $655,000 Verdict for a 37 year-old Sing Sing Correctional Facility inmate, who was assaulted by other inmates and suffered multiple lacerations and TMJ disorder due to the negligence of corrections staff., 2019
    • Prison Brutality - $612,500 Settlement for a 30 year-old Riker’s Island inmate, who suffered multiple facial fractures from getting beaten by corrections officers., 2019
    • False Arrest/ Malicious Prosecution – $550,000 Settlement for a 43 year-old female who was falsely arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance by detectives from the Narcotics Borough Manhattan., 2019
    • Prison Brutality - $525,000 Settlement for a 35 year-old Manhattan Detention Complex inmate, who was assaulted by inmates and a correction officer causing him to sustain multiple injuries to his hands., 2019
    • False Arrest/ Malicious Prosecution – $350,000 Settlement for a for a 32 year-old male who was falsely arrested and charged with attempted assault on a police officer by officers from the 42nd precinct., 2019
    • False Arrest/ Excessive Force – $300,000 Settlement for a 41 year-old female who was beaten outside Club Fight Night in Brooklyn by undercover officers from the 71st precinct., 2019
    • False Arrest/ Malicious Prosecution – $200,000 Settlement for a couple in their 60s who were falsely arrested and charged with possession of a control substance by detectives from the 32nd precinct., 2019
    • False Arrest/ Malicious Prosecution – $175,000 Settlement for a 32 year-old male who was falsely arrested and charged with attempted assault on a police officer by officers from the 42nd precinct., 2019
    • Police Brutality – $1,200,000 settlement for a 49-year-old politician who was beaten by NYPD officers at the 70th Precinct in Brooklyn causing an exacerbation of pre-existing injuries.   , 2018
    • Car Accident - $1,000,000 settlement for a 12-year-old boy whose leg was fractured as a result of being hit by a vehicle during school dismissal., 2018
    • Prison Brutality - $875,000 settlement for a 46-year-old former inmate whose ankle was fractured in a retaliation attack by corrections officers at Southport Correctional Facility who were concerned our client would snitch on their fellow officers., 2018
    • Prison Brutality – $875,000 settlement for a 53-year-old former Riker’s Island inmate, with a history of mental illness, who was beaten by corrections officers when he couldn’t give a urine sample., 2018
    • False Arrest/ Malicious Prosecution – $450,000 settlement for a 25-year-old woman who was falsely arrested by the NYPD and falsely charged and maliciously prosecuted for attempted murder., 2018
    • False Arrest/ Malicious Prosecution – $450,000 settlement for a 25-year-old woman who was falsely arrested by the NYPD and falsely charged and maliciously prosecuted for attempted murder., 2018
    • Police Brutality/ False Arrest/ Malicious Prosecution – $350,000 settlement for a 30-year-old dental resident who was assaulted by an NYPD officer causing a broken nose and subsequently falsely charged and maliciously prosecuted for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest., 2018
    • False Arrest/ Excessive Force – $300,000 settlement for a 31-year-old single mother of two who was falsely arrested by the NYPD and held for over 21 hours in their custody., 2018
    • False Arrest/ Excessive Force – $250,000 settlement for a 53-year-old man who was falsely arrested by the NYPD and subsequently falsely charged with various drug-related crimes because he wouldn’t cooperate with the NYPD., 2018
    • Prison Brutality - $655,000 settlement for 40-year-old former Riker's Island inmate whose jaw was fractured in an attack by another inmate while a corrections officer took no action. (MUNIZ, EDGARDO vs. CITY OF NEW YORK (300173/2013)), 2017
    • Prison Brutality - $400,000 verdict (including $300,000 in punitive damages) in the Western District of New York for a 37 year-old former inmate who was assaulted by corrections officers at an upstate prison in retaliation for writing grievances against fellow officers. (MALIK, SULTAN vs. CRAIG L. SKELLY, ET AL., (09-CV-6283)), 2017
    • Prison Brutality - $250,000 verdict (including $50,000 in punitive damages) for a Riker’s Island inmate who was beaten, while handcuffed, by a gang of corrections officers who were concerned that our client would snitch on one of their fellow officers. (MAURA, ELIBARDO vs. CITY OF NEW YORK (310884/2011)), 2017
    • (Police brutality) $3,500,000 million verdict for a 21-year-old security guard who sustained multiple hand and wrist fractures as a result of gunshots by NYPD. Both Glenn Miller and partner, Edward Sivin worked this case together as co-council  (WILLIAMS,TARRELL vs. CITY OF NY) (042210/2003), 2016
    • (Negligent Security) $1,205,000 settlement awarded to family of fatally assaulted resident of homeless shelter. (CORPORAN,KIRSIS vs. ST. RAYMOND CEMETERY (304437/2013)), 2016
    • (Police Brutality/ False Arrest)- $850,000 settlement to two sisters and their neighbor who were assaulted by a police officer inside their home and then falsely detained. (NJIE,CURA vs. CITY OF NEW YORK (301354/2012)), 2016
    • (Police Misconduct) $700,000 settlement for a man who was denied access to his catheter during a false arrest and detention and suffered permanent kidney damage as a result. (SARNICOLA,NICHOLAS vs. CITY OF NEW YORK 014757/2013) , 2016
    • (Prison Brutality)- $612,500 dollar settlement for a man who was badly beaten by guards at Rikers on multiple occasions and suffered fractured bones and a ruptured ear drum as a result. (CRUZ,MICHAEL NELSON vs. THE CITY OF NEW YORK (306492/2013)), 2016
    • (False Arrest/ Imprisonment & Malicious Prosecution) $250,000 settlement for a man who was falsely arrested by a NYPD officer and falsely charged and maliciously prosecuted for murder. ( KIRSIS CORPORAN vs. BARRIER FREE LIVING INC. (300799/2011) ), 2016
    • Police Brutality/False Arrest/Malicious Prosecution - $450,000 settlement for a Brooklyn porter who was falsely accused of theft and assaulted by New York City Sanitation Department police officers. (Harford v. The City of New York, et.al.    7047/09), 2015
    • False Arrest/Imprisonment - $450,000 settlement for Queens beauty salon attendant falsely accused of prostitution. (Xiaoning He v. The City of New York et al. (7000008/12)), 2015
    • (Police Brutality/False Arrest)$350,000 settlement for a 20-year-old man who sustained serious injuries to his leg when run over by an NYPD vehicle and then falsely arrested.  (Ramon Duarte v. The City of New York 19643/2013), 2015
    • (ASSAULT) $1,000,000 verdict for a 22 year old student who was accosted with racial slurs and stabbed in the chest by a student who became intoxicated at a fraternity event.  HOLIDAY,CHARLES vs. POFFENBARGER,NATHAN (038046/2006), 2014
    • (Prison Brutality) - $1,400,000 verdict (including $900,000 in punitive damages) for a 40-year-old inmate who was beaten by corrections officers and then held in solitary confinement under false charges. (Martinez), 2009
    • Police Negligence - $10,000,000 verdict for a 30-year-old student who was shot multiple times by an ex boyfriend against whom she had obtained an order of protection (Carmen Valdez v. City of New York (16507/1997)), 2008
    • (Negligent Security) $2,300,000 settlement for a 41-year-old nursing home administrator who was the victim of a brutal gay-bashing inside a nightclub. (Ivan Carbajal v. Bobo Robo Inc et al. (16938/01)), 2007
    • (Sexual Assault) - $3,200,000 verdict for a 30-year-old ticket employee who was sexually assaulted by her supervisor. (NYAT Operating Corp., etc., Plaintiff, Renata Cabrera, Plaintiff-Respondent, v GAN National Insurance Company, et al., Defendants-Appellants. 2295, 2295A, 2295B, 600462/02), 2007
    • Police Brutality - $3,100,000 verdict for a 31-year-old nursing-home porter who was beaten by police who mistook him for a rioter during the 1991 Crown Heights riots. (Pierre Regis v. City of New York, No. 44341/91), 1998

    Representative Clients:

    • George Williams was assaulted by corrections officers at Attica Correctional Facility and suffered extensive injuries as a result. He suffered broken shoulder, several cracked ribs, two broken legs (one of which required surgery), and several facial fractures including his orbit surrounding his left eye. As a result of this incident, for the first time in state history criminal charges were brought against the corrections officers for an incident not involving sexual assault. Glenn Miller is now the trial attorney handling Mr. Williams' civil case. This case was featured on the cover of the Sunday New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/01/nyregion/attica-prison-infamous-for-bloodshed-faces-a-reckoning-as-guards-go-on-trial.html, 2015

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • The New York Times recently published an article covering a massive assault on inmates by corrections officers at Midstate correctional facility in which over 30 inmates were beaten and verbally assaulted. Glenn Miller is the trial attorney for all of the inmates in the ongoing civil law suit in relation to this incident and the firm is mentioned in the article.  (http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/15/nyregion/new-york-prison-inmates-guards-beatings.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0), 2016
    • Ex-prisoner awarded $400,000 after correction officers repeatedly kicked his head during upstate prison transfer - A federal jury Friday awarded a former prisoner $400,000 for injuries he suffered after a group of state correction officers beat him bloody while he was fully restrained. (http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ex-prisoner-400g-brutal-attack-correction-officers-article-1.3031697), 2017

    Educational Background:

    • University of Rochester, Political Science
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    Office Location for Glenn D. Miller

    20 Vesey Street
    Suite 1400
    New York, NY 10007

    Phone: 646-396-3688

    Fax: 212-406-9462

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    Last Updated: 3/30/2020

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