H. Lockwood Miller, III

H. Lockwood Miller, III: Attorney with Goldberg Segalla LLP
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Biography

H. Lockwood (Chip) Miller III has broad litigation experience across a number of substantive areas, with a deep focus on the defense of product liability and toxic tort claims in single-plaintiff cases and large, consolidated mass actions. He has litigated multiple matters involving a host of different prescription and over-the-counter medications, vaccines, and surgical devices, including phenylpropanolamine cough and cold products, cholesterol-lowering medications, polio vaccines, prescription antibiotics, implantable contraceptives, factor concentrate, paramagnetic contrast agents, weight loss medications, hormone replacement therapy, gastro-intestinal motility and bowel medications, laparoscopic surgical devices, denture adhesive, pelvic mesh, prescription opioid analgesics, and surgical sutures and needles.

Chip has also defended a wide array of other product liability and toxic tort claims, including with respect to asbestos, cosmetics and personal care products, lead paint, chemicals and chemical compounds, benzene, household and consumer products, butane-fueled lighters, material handling equipment, airline service equipment, alarm and signaling systems, industrial products, and playground equipment. The breadth of his experience also includes general commercial litigation, premises liability, environmental, employment, and insurance coverage.

Chip was a member of the Boston College Law Review and is a graduate of the Justice William J. Brennan Inn of Court. He is an active member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Product Liability Committee. He currently serves as the Chair for the Chemical and Toxic Torts Specialized Litigation Group, and formerly served as the group's Vice Chair, Marketing Liaison, as well as its Social Media Chair and Publications Chair. He also currently serves as a member of the New Jersey Defense Association Products Liability Committee and the New Jersey Supreme Court District XB Ethics Committee.

Honors

•Appointed by New Jersey Supreme Court in 2010 to the District XB Ethics Committee

Civic Activities

•Trustee, Morristown United Methodist Church
•Volunteer Parent-Coach, West Morris Soccer Club (2009-2012)

Publications

• Avoiding the Next Lanzo: Some Thoughts , AIRROC Matters, Winter 2018-2019
• The Role of Preemption in Mass Tort Cases (Co-Author) Chapter 15 in New Jersey Mass Torts and Class Action Treatise , New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2015
• Plaintiff Win in Asbestos Case May Not Be Defense's Loss (Co-Author), Law360, December 18, 2013
• ‘Rough Justice’ Is Not Justice (Co-Author), Law360, November 6, 2013
• Trio of Favorable Preemption Decisions for NJ Pharma Cos. , Law360, Aug. 21, 2013
• Keeping In-House Counsel Off the Stand (And Outside Counsel Out of the Doghouse) (Co-Author), DRI In-House Defense Quarterly, Summer 2012
• The CPSC Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database: Ready or Not, Here it Comes! DRI The Voice, Vol 10, Issue 10 (March 9, 2011)
• Some Basic - And Not So Basic - Points About Removal, Strictly Speaking, Vol. 7, Issue 4 (November 23, 2010)
• Chinese Drywall: A Building Problem, DRI The Voice, Vol. 8, Issue 43 (October 28, 2009)

Presentations

• (Baby) Don't Hurt Me: Considerations in Defending Claims for Punitive Damages, NJDA and ACCNJ Products Liability Seminar, Newark, NJ, February 1, 2019
•Panelist, New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) and New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Asbestos Conference, October 2017
• Genomics is Transforming Product Liability and Toxic Tort Litigation, New Jersey Defense Association (NJDA) and Association of Corporate Counsel New Jersey (ACCNJ) Products Liability Seminar: Something For Everyone, Iselin, NJ, September 23, 2016
•Panelist, Talc Case Litigation, 2016 HarrisMartin NJ Asbestos Conference, New Brunswick, NJ, February 25, 2016
• Defense Strategies for Handling Multi-Party, Multi-County, and Multi-Claim Litigation, New Jersey Defense Association Products Liability Committee Seminar, Iselin, NJ, September 12, 2014
• Ethics in Mass Tort Litigation, HarrisMartin's New Jersey Asbestos Litigation Conference, New Brunswick, NJ, February 21, 2014

Achievements

•Goldberg Segalla Named a New Jersey Powerhouse by Law360
June 26, 2014

News

•Goldberg Segalla Announces New Partners, Special Counsel Promotions
January 2, 2013
•Goldberg Segalla Welcomes H. Lockwood Miller III as Special Counsel
November 30, 2011

Blog

•Trial by Fire
•Life Science Matters

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Product Liability
  • Life Sciences
  • Toxic Torts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
973.681.7012  Phone
973.681.7101  Fax
www.goldbergsegalla.com/attorneys/h-lockwood-miller-iii
University Attended:
Drew University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1990 Phi Beta Kappa
Law School Attended:
Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1994 Boston College Law Review
Year of First Admission:
1994
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; 1994, New Jersey
Memberships:

Professional Affiliations

•Defense Research Institute: Product Liability Committee (Vice Chair for the Chemical and Toxic Torts Specialized Litigation Group; Former Marketing Liaison and Social Media Chair and Publications Chair); Drug and Medical Device Committee; Toxic Torts and Environmental Law
•New Jersey Defense Association: Products Liability Committee

Birth Information:
Somerville, New Jersey, April 8, 1968
ISLN:
909775566
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
Peer Reviewed
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 04/25/10 in Civil Litigation

    Chip is an excellent and very dedicated lawyer.

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