Stuart A. Miller: Lawyer with Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

Stuart A. Miller


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Practice Areas

  • General Liability & Casualty
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Tort
  • Asbestos
  • Environmental
  • Transportation
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.915.5204
Fax: 212.490.3038
University Hamilton College, B.A., 1994
Law SchoolBrooklyn Law School, J.D., 1997
Admitted1997, New York; 1998, New Jersey and Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Memberships & Affiliations

New York State Bar Association
Westchester County Bar Association
Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Risk Management Society (RIMS)
National Restaurant & Retail Defense Association (NRRDA)
Propane Gas Defense Association, Board of Directors
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
Insurance Federation of New York (IFNY)
Appointed New Castle Town Prosecutor

Transportation Lawyers Association


As co-chair of the Transportation, Cargo and Logistics practice and head of Wilson Elser's national emergency response team, Stuart Miller focuses on transportation matters, frequently involving himself in pre-suit liability investigations and determination of causation. He also enjoys a well-earned reputation in retail and restaurant defense, helping to manage and mitigate related risks and proactively resolving litigation. A trusted advocate and formidable adviser to several Fortune 500 companies and other prominent self-insureds, Stuart tackles each case with immense enthusiasm, backed by the stamina to take it to successful conclusion. Clients frequently involve Stuart at the earliest stages of a claim given his remarkable negotiating skills and ability to reach resolutions before litigation might otherwise commence. Accustomed to arriving at accident scenes at all hours of the day and night, Stuart immediately engages himself, gathering the information and witness insights that can help clients manage investigatory demands and fortify potential future litigation defenses.

Stuart practices out of the firm's New York City and White Plains offices and is admitted to the bar in New York, New Jersey and Florida. He enjoys extensive experience in state, federal and appellate courts in these and other jurisdictions, defending clients in the full range of civil litigation matters, including class actions. He also provides corporate and commercial assistance to his clients in connection with real estate transactions, shareholder agreements and other types of contractual matters.

Professional/Community Activities
Stu Miller serves as a local prosecutor in the state of New York, focusing on transportation and vehicular-related matters. As a licensed provider of continuing education courses in Kentucky, New Hampshire, Texas, Florida and Virginia, Stuart frequently presents seminars to risk management departments, third-party administrators and carriers. He also is a regular presenter at Risk Management Society events at the national, regional and local levels. Stuart is active in diversity efforts within and outside the firm, such as hosting a Law Day at Wilson Elser for college students and attending the annual conferences of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association and National Asian Pacific Bar Association.

Awards & Distinctions

Named to list of Forty under Forty Rising Stars by the Business Council of Westchester, 2011
Received a four-year appointment to the New York State Character and Fitness Committee by official order of the Appellate Division, Second Department, 2011


Eastern District of New York Adopts Express Train Discovery Schedule to Ensure Expeditious Resolution of Sandy-related Coverage Suits
April 24, 2014


New York Law Journal Reports on Stu Miller and Gerald Heubel's Against-All-Odds Win
June 25, 2014

Poland Spring Wins Defense Verdict in High Exposure Trial
June 20, 2014 (Also at White Plains Office)


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Poland Spring Wins Defense Verdict in High Exposure Trial
Gerard J. Heubel,Elizabeth D. Ho Sing,Stuart A. Miller, June 27, 2014
Nestlé Waters North America prevailed in a high-exposure case related to a 2011 automobile accident that occurred on Route 347 in Smithtown, NY, involving a Poland Spring truck and an automobile driven by the plaintiff, George Kohler. The case was venued in New York State Supreme Court,...

Eastern District of New York Adopts “Express Train” Discovery Schedule to Ensure Expeditious Resolution of Sandy-related Coverage Suits
Michelle M. Arbitrio,Stuart A. Miller, April 28, 2014
Like many New Yorkers, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) has had a difficult time dealing with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. In response to the hundreds of lawsuits that have flooded its docket - the overwhelming majority of which involve claims under...
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Stuart A. Miller

150 East 42nd Street
New YorkNY 10017-5639


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