Andrew T. Miltenberg

Top rated Civil Rights attorney in New York, New York

Nesenoff & Miltenberg, LLP
Andrew T. Miltenberg
Nesenoff & Miltenberg, LLP

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Business Litigation, Schools & Education; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1991

Education: Brooklyn Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010, 2013 - 2023
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Nesenoff & Miltenberg, LLP

363 7th Avenue
5th Floor
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Renowned across the United States for his fierce dedication and advocacy for his clients, Andrew T. Miltenberg is steadfast in his goal to get his clients the respite they need after facing allegations of significant societal impact. Defending clients against defamation claims and accusations of academic dishonesty in colleges and universities, he has gained national publicity for his work in matters related to Title IX defense, advocating for clients who have either been accused of sexual misconduct or have been the victim of the same. A partner at Nesenoff & Miltenberg, LLP, in New York City, New York, he is also an adept business law attorney, helping clients in a host of matters such as business litigation and partnership disputes, corporate transactions and dissolutions, as well as employment discrimination and real estate transactions in New York.

Mr. Miltenberg graduated with his B.A. degree from Emory University in 1987, and later attended the Brooklyn Law School and earned his Juris Doctor, marking the start of a prolific career of 30-plus years, with mammoth cases that have been dealt with swiftly and efficiently – keeping only the client’s best interests in mind. Licensed to practice in New York since 1991, he is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

For his tireless efforts in creating a prominent, client-centric practice and his many contributions to the legal industry, Mr. Miltenberg has been acknowledged for the same by prestigious organizations, including being inducted as a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, receiving the appointment of Honorary Colonel State Militia of Alabama by Governor Robert Bentley and being recognized by NJBIZ in their 2022 edition of the New Jersey Power 50 list.

Within his legal community, Mr. Miltenberg is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York Women’s Bar Association, the Trial Law Institute and the Diversity Law Institute. At the New York County Lawyers Association, he serves on many important committees, including the Judicial Screening Committee, the Supreme Court Committee and the Federal Courts Committee. A zealous proponent of pro bono work, he is a board member of the Families Advocating for Campus Equality (FACE) and Town Hall NYC, a nonprofit performing arts center and historic landmark.

Practice areas

Civil Rights, Business Litigation, Schools & Education, Media and Advertising

Focus areas

Defamation, Education

  • 50% Civil Rights
  • 20% Business Litigation
  • 20% Schools & Education
  • 10% Media and Advertising

First Admitted: 1991, New York

Professional Webpage:

  • Selected to the New York Super Lawyers List, 2006, 2010, 2013-2022
  • Named to 2022 New Jersey Law Power 50
  • Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, an honorary society for trial lawyers, 2011
  • Honorary Colonel State Militia of Alabama, appointed by Governor Robert Bentley, 2012
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of New York  
  • Member, Diversity Law Institute
  • Member, Trial Law Institute
  • Longstanding involvement with New York County Lawyers’ Association, including as member of the Judicial Screening, Supreme Court and Federal Courts committees
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, an honorary society for trial lawyers
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of New York
  • New York, 1991
  • Co-Sponsor of Symposium Navigating Due Process and Title IX Issues in Campus Sexual Assault Procedures: Constitutional, Statutory, Contractual, and Tort Considerations., 2014
  • Member, New York Women’s Bar Association
  • Member, New York City Bar Association
  • Judicial Screening Committee, Civil Court Practice Section, New York County Lawyers Association
  • Member, Supreme Court Committee and Committee on Federal Courts, New York County Lawyers Association
Educational Background:
  • Emory University, B.A.
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • FlatIron Alliance
  • Vital Theatre Company
  • NYC Community Board 5
  • Counsel to PTA  P.S. 89, 2001
  • Member, Board of Trustees FACE (Families Advocating for Campus Equality), 2014
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Menorah Home and Hospital, 2002
  • Adoption Crossroads
  • Member, Board of Trustees of The Town Hall NYC
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Corporate Social Responsibility in China, Speaker, 2003
  • Discussion of gender inequality issues, Title IX, sexual assault, due process and college campuses, Featured Speaker, The Intersection Project at Monmouth University, 2019
  • When Everything Goes Wrong: Summary of Court Cases Overview of current litigation, recent appellate decisions and specific legal issues impacting Title IX investigations and due process issues in disciplinary, conduct code and honor code violations. , Featured Speaker, ATIXA Annual Conference , University Administrators, 2019
  • Sexual Assaults on Campus - Where Civil Rights and Criminal Law Collide, Speaker, New York City Bar Association, 2016
  • Civil Liberties on Campus - Sexual Misconduct Procedures, Featured Presenter, Stanford Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School, 2016
  • Sexual Assault on Campus Panelists talked about sexual assault on campus. Speakers included a lawyer who has defended more than 100 accused students, attorneys representing colleges, and Tina Tchen, who was on an Obama administration task force to protect, Author, Eight Steps in Representing an Accused in College Sexual Misconduct Disciplinary Proceedings, ABA Litigation Journal, 2017
  • How Not to Get Sued: Lessons Learned and Best Practices Gleaned from Title IX Respondent Litigation, Featured Speaker, ATIXA (Association of Title IX Administrators, 2017
  • Sexual Assault on Campus Panelists talked about sexual assault on campus. Speakers included a Andrew Miltenberg who has defended more than 100 accused students, attorneys representing colleges, and Tina Tchen, who was on an Obama administration task force to protect students from sexual assault. This panel took place at the American Bar Association’s Annual meeting in New York City, ABA Annual Meeting , 2017

Office location for Andrew T. Miltenberg

363 7th Avenue
5th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Phone: 914-940-0894


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010, 2013 - 2023

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