Jim M. Miller
Jim Miller has experience in both litigation and corporate/real estate transactional work.
has litigated cases involving real estate, entertainment, partnership disputes, securities class actions, insurance bad faith, and intellectual property.
has also worked on mergers and acquisitions, real estate purchase and sales, and financing and leasing deals.
Jim was a member of the MGM MIRAGE/Mandalay Bay Casino merger team, and he also worked on the Las Vegas City Center Project.
won a copyright-infringement case on behalf of a major talent agency concerning the "Terminator 2" and "Terminator 3" motion pictures and was instrumental in obtaining dismissal on summary judgment of a breach of contract claim that sought hundreds of millions of dollars against a governmental agency.
also has experience prosecuting a securities class action lawsuit involving a Biotech company, and he
has also handled multiple bad faith insurance cases.
has worked on numerous real estate suits, including a large contract dispute over the development of a 700 acre property in San Luis Obispo County in which he
helped achieve a favorable settlement after trial had commenced.
Jim successfully defended a large real estate developer from an alter ego lawsuit that the plaintiff dismissed with prejudice on the first day of trial.
also achieved a favorable settlement on a partnership dispute regarding the ownership of several automotive dealerships.
He represented a large real estate developer in bankruptcy court against several Lehman Brothers related affiliates in an equitable subordination lawsuit.
Jim has significant experience in sports and entertainment law.
has represented talent agency ICM, the head of a major studio, and recently handled a matter for an NBA All-Star.
represented one of the world's leading brand management companies in a contract dispute against an A-list celebrity.
also represented a high-end denim manufacturer in a dispute with a publicly traded software company.
also was retained by the Los Angeles Coliseum Commission
to conduct an investigation into the Electric Daisy Carnival and the death of a 15 year old girl that attended.
He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School in 2004.
Prior to attending law school, he graduated from UCLA as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, where he received a Bachelors Degree in History.
Jim has served on the Board of Directors of DARE America since 2010.
Jim was also recently elected to the Advisory Board of the Institute for Corporate Counsel.
Jim M. Miller