Frank W. Miller is a Partner in the Firm’s Education, Municipal & Public Entities, Litigation and Labor & Employment Practice Areas.
Mr. Miller has extensive trial experience in both jury and non-jury cases and has successfully defended school districts and public and private employers in all aspects of defense litigation. He has been the primary advocate in more than three hundred and fifty reported court decisions. He has also practiced before numerous agencies, including the New York State Division of Human Rights, the New York State Public Employment Relations Board, the National Labor Relations Board, the New York State Education Department, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Department of Education, the Office of Civil Rights, and others.
He also serves as regional trial counsel for the Southern Tier and Central New York for public and private employers and school districts, the Utica National Insurance Company, the New York Municipal Insurance Reciprocal, and the New York School Insurance Reciprocal, as well as other insurance carriers.
In February of 2001, Mr. Miller argued before the Supreme Court in the case of Good News Club v. Milford Central School District, 533 U.S. 98 (2001). The case involved profound questions relating to the First Amendment and public schools.
Mr. Miller’s practice concentrates on civil litigation, employment law, and education law. He is an active member of the Legal Partners Program of the New York State School Boards Association. Mr. Miller is also a member of the New York State Association of School Attorneys, and formerly served on its Board of Directors. Additionally, he is a member of the National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys and the Labor and Employment Section of the New York State Bar Association and the Municipal Law section of the New York State Bar Association.
He is a frequent speaker and panelist on a wide variety of topics impacting public and private sector employers and school districts.