Miller, James C.

James C. Miller Associate C James C. Miller Associate E-mail: james.c.miller@pmtlawfirm.comOffices: Elmsford, NY Jim has been a practicing trial attorney in New York State for the past 35 years handling a wide variety of civil litigation in both the Federal and State Courts. He has tried cases in virtually every federal and state venue from Suffolk County to Columbia County. In addition to his trial practice, he has had an active appellate practice appearing regularly in the First and Second Departments of the New York State Appellate Division. Jim began his career with New York Country District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted white collar crimes such as embezzlement in addition to homicides and major narcotics cases. He also specialized in cases involving forensic psychiatry.Prior to joining Pillinger Miller Tarallo, Jim worked in a major international law firm handling aviation litigation including the supervision of trial counsel throughout the United States. Jim has represented municipalities, large and small, including the City of New York. Representative commercial clients have included Home Depot, Walmart, ShopRite Supermarkets, Ikea, CVS, and Costco. He has successfully tried numerous cases for the New York City Transit Authority. Significant trial verdicts include: Defense of the City of New York against a $10 million demand in a wrongful deathLabor Law case. Defense of a major retailer against a $2.2 million demand on a slip and fall case involving shoulder replacement and C4-5, C5-6 discectomies with fusion. Defense of a New York City housing complex against a demand of $7 million in a case involving scalding in a shower. Jim has managed high profile cases reported on in the New...

Schulman, Jeffrey D.

Jeffrey D. Schulman Partner C Jeffrey D. Schulman Partner E-mail: jschulman@pmtlawfirm.com Offices: Syracuse, NY | New York, NY | Buffalo, NY Jeffrey has been admitted to practice law in New York and Florida and manages the firm’s Upstate New York office based in Syracuse.  He has litigated a broad spectrum of civil matters throughout his career. Specializing in complex multi-party litigation, construction, labor law, dram shop, environmental, security, premises, and products liability cases, he has a diverse expertise in general liability defense.  Jeffrey is an experienced trial lawyer and appellate practitioner.  He has successfully argued appeals in all four New York Appellate Division Departments, and perfected dozens of appeals during his career.  He is also a deft negotiator defending cases at countless non-binding mediations to successful resolution.  Jeffrey has also handled employment discrimination cases through the New York Division of Human Rights, the Equal Opportunity Commission and the Federal Courts.  His client base is a diverse mix of real estate owners/developers, contractors, municipalities, security companies, ambulance and fire companies, and restaurant groups throughout upstate, central and western New York. Jeffrey is admitted to practice in New York, all four U.S. District Courts in New York, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the State of Florida.  He is a graduate of University of Michigan and Hofstra University School of Law, where he served as Member and Business Administrator of the Hofstra Law Review.  He is an active member of the New York Bar Association and the Onondaga Bar Association.  Jeffrey frequently lectures on current trending legal topics such as New York Labor Law and Civil Practice and Procedure. Professional Affiliations New...