Scott E. Miller
Offices: New York, NY
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.
New York State Bar Association
(Member, Committees on: Mass Disaster; Special Committee on Volunteer Lawyers).
New York City Small Claims Arbitrator.
(Certified Litigation Management Professional)
Member of Specialized Carriers & Riggering Association, 2018 to present
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
New York, NY Office Articles
Managing Partner – Scott E.. Miller
By Marc H. Pillinger. PMT is always on your side by keeping you up to date on important changes in New York Law. On December 31, 2021, Governor Kathy Hochul […]
PMT Winning in Court – You can’t hide: PMT uses the plaintiff’s medical evidence to reject an exaggerated claim of traumatic brain injury.
By Christopher G. Todd and Thomas M. Bona. Court: Supreme Court of New York, Suffolk County Judge: Hon. George M. Nolan Case Type: Automobile MVA, Traumatic Brain Injury Caption: Sara […]
PMT Winning in Court – After two appeals, a prior trial, PMT gets a defense verdict in an 21-year-old case.
By Richard J. Freire and Thomas M. Bona. Court: Supreme Court of New York, Richmond County Judge: Hon. Lizette Colon Case Type: Labor Law 241(6); hand crush injury while working […]
By Marc H. Pillinger, Neil L. Sambursky, and Thomas M. Bona. Last month at our Pillinger Miller Tarallo and St. Johns Greenberg School of Risk Management conference series webinar, we […]
By Lawrence N. Rogak. New York’s Court of Appeals has ruled that regulatory actions by the SEC against brokerage firms may be covered by their insurance policies, depending on whether […]