Scott E. Miller

Partner

Scott E. Miller

Partner

E-mail: smiller@pmtlawfirm.com
Offices: New York, NY

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Scott Miller joined PMT in 2019 and is the Managing Partner for the New York City office. Before joining PMT, Scott had been the Chair of the Construction Accident Practice Group and Co-Chair of the General Liability Practice Group at Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck. He has been a practicing attorney for over 35 years. Scott has litigated all types of civil matters including Construction /Labor Law, Crane and Rigging accidents, Municipal Liability, Automobile, Dram Shop actions, Products Liability, General Liability and Premises cases. Scott also has expertise in Complex, Multi-party Litigation, and Property Damage cases. He has been involved in over 100 trials and mediations, and has taken many verdicts.

Scott regularly represents construction managers, general contractors, crane companies and property owners regarding construction defect claims, construction accidents, issues of code violations, and building and design-related deficiencies. Scott also represents boards in D&O matters, as well as national and global insurance carriers in insurance coverage disputes.
In addition, Scott has significant experience handling sophisticated transactional work for design professionals, brokers, crane companies and construction contractors, particularly in contract negotiations.

Scott has written articles for the New York Law Journal as well as other industry publications. He has lectured for construction companies and insurance risk associations on the topics of Construction/Labor Law and Worksite Safety. He is a Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP), a qualified Small Claims Arbitrator and a member of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association. Scott earned his B.A. from Hofstra University and his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law.

Professional Affiliations

New York State Bar Association
(Member, Committees on: Mass Disaster; Special Committee on Volunteer Lawyers).
New York City Small Claims Arbitrator.
CLM Member
CLMP Designation
(Certified Litigation Management Professional)
Member of Specialized Carriers & Riggering Association, 2018 to present
DRI Member

Distinctions

Recipient, Hofstra Academic Scholarship
“Reactive Risks,” The Review, August, 1989
“The Damage Laws of the 50 States: A Survey” September, 1990
2017 Liability Attorney of the Year- Old Republic Contractors Insurance
Co-Author, The Damage Laws of the 50 States:
A Survey, April, 2001, November, 2006, June 2013.
Co-Author, Overview of New York Labor Law, August, 2006
Lecturer, Society of Risk Management Consultants Fall Conference,
San Antonio, TX, 2001
Co-Author, Increased Impact of Workers’ Comp Findings in Personal Injury Actions,
New York Law Journal, March 13, 2013

Admissions

Bar
New York

Courts
U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York

Education

Hofstra University, B.A.
St. John’s University School of Law, J.D.

New York, NY Office Articles

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Wish List Granted: Adult Survivors Act Signed into Law

By Marc H. Pillinger. As your trusted advisor, PMT has kept you apprised about the progressive legislative wish list as the legislative session moves toward its June recess. Now the […]

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The PMT Advantage – Celebrating 20 Years of Settling Cases

By Thomas M. Bona. Twenty years ago, Marc Pillinger, Jeff Miller, and Nick Tarallo started a law firm in a 750-square-foot office in Elmsford, NY. Their goal was simple: provide […]

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Cleaning – A Protected Activity Under the Labor Law

By Marc H. Pillinger. Healy v. EST Downtown LLC Decided on April 28, 2022, by the Court of Appeals 2022 WL 1242800 This interesting case arises from an accident while […]

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After Nuclear Verdicts: Time to Exit the Fallout Shelter and Try Cases

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