Frank W. Miller Attorney at Law

Frank W. Miller received his Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude from the University of Scranton in 1975. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School in 1978. Mr. Miller was admitted to the State Bar and to practice before the courts of the State of New York in 1979. He is also admitted to practice before numerous federal courts, including the United States District Courts for the Northern, Western, and Southern Districts of New York, as well as before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. 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 is a member of the Broome County, Onondaga County, New York State, and American Bar Associations. His practice concentrates in civil litigation, employment law, and education law. He and the Firm are part 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 (in connection with which he serves on the Committee on Government Employment Relations).

He is a frequent speaker and panelist on a wide variety of topics impacting public and private sector employers and school districts.

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 two hundred 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.