Ian S. Millican

Ian S. Millican

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in New York, NY

The Lanier Law Firm, PLLC
 | 126 East 56th Street, 6th Floor, Tower 56
New York, NY 10022-3613
Phone: 212-421-2800
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Ian Millican represents individuals who have been injured by dangerous drugs and medical devices. Before joining The Lanier Law Firm, Mr. Millican was an associate at a boutique litigation firm in New York, where he focused on product liability and mass tort matters. His experience includes conducting numerous depositions as lead counsel on behalf of Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States and internationally. Prior to entering private practice, he served as clerk for the Hon. Carol E. Higbee, one of three designated mass tort judges in the State of New Jersey, including supporting the court’s work in several high-profile pharmaceutical and medical device matters.

Mr. Millican is licensed to practice in all state courts in New York and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

A graduate of the Fordham University School of Law, Mr. Millican served as a Notes & Articles Editor of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal. During law school, he received the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award for pro bono and community work.

He earned his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.

About Ian Millican

Admitted: 2011, New York

Professional Webpage: www.lanierlawfirm.com/attorneys/ian_s_millican.htm

Honors/Awards:

  • New York Rising Stars, by Thomson Reuters, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Mr. Millican is a member of the New York State Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, New York Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the New Jersey Association for Justice.
  • Admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mr. Millican was a recipient of the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award for pro bono and community work at Fordham University School of Law.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Guest Lecturer, Remedies - Fordham University School of Law, 2017
  • Speaker at New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar 2017 - Case Intake Criteria and Litigation Update for Abilify (In Re: Aripiprazole Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2734) and for Testosterone Replacement Therapy (In Re: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2545).

Representative Clients:

  • Millican has successfully represented numerous individuals who have been injured by dangerous drugs and medical devices.

Educational Background:

  • After law school, Ian clerked for Hon. Carol E. Higbee (now, of the Appellate Division), and he assisted Judge Higbee with several high-profile pharmaceutical and medical device matters. During Ian’s clerkship, Judge Higbee was one of three designated mass tort judges in the State of New Jersey, which gave him the privilege of being able to observe and participate in mass torts involving some of the nation’s best trial lawyers.
  • In law school, Ian was a Notes & Articles Editor of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal. He also was a member of the Dean’s List, and he was a recipient of the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award for pro bono and community work.  
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2010
  • Cornell University, B.A., 2006

Industry Groups

  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceutical Drugs
Office Location for Ian S. Millican

126 East 56th Street, 6th Floor
Tower 56
New York, NY 10022-3613

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Last Updated: 1/16/2019

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