Gregory D. Miller

Managing Director

Gregory Miller is the Managing Director of Podvey Meanor. He has more than 20 years of experience in civil litigation and corporate counseling, including trial and appellate work involving complex commercial matters, intellectual property and insurance law disputes.   His practice includes:

  • Litigating contractual, business torts and shareholder and partnership disputes.
  • Representing pharmaceutical and other corporate clients in a wide variety of intellectual property matters, including restrictive covenants, unfair competition, trade secrets, copyright, trademark, and patent cases.
  • Providing counsel and drafting advice in connection with business ventures, including restrictive covenants, supply and licensing, distribution, confidentiality, employment, and other agreements.
  • Litigating complex insurance coverage disputes and subrogation claims, including environmental and catastrophic claims, and bad faith actions.  His experience includes the successful defense of dozens of significant claims arising from Y2K, 9/11 and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, many of which exceeded $100 million.
  • Providing advice and acting as New Jersey counsel in Hatch-Waxman and other patent infringement disputes.  In the past 15 years he has been involved in more than 30 cases, often representing pharmaceutical clients.

Greg is a frequent author and speaker on various topics relevant to his practice, and was named a “Rising Star” by New Jersey Monthly magazine’s Super Lawyers® Edition for insurance coverage.   He is an active member of the ABA’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the Section of Litigation.  He currently serves as a manager editor and previously served as Co-Chair of the Bad Faith Subcommittee. Additionally, Greg was appointed and currently is a member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, District VA Fee Arbitration Committee.

After graduating from Colgate University, Greg attended the University of Tulsa College of Law, from which he graduated as a member of the Tulsa Law Review and the Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity. He also received Certification in Resources, Energy and Environmental Law from the National Energy & Environmental Law Policy Institute.  Prior to joining Podvey Meanor in 1998, Greg practiced in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In addition to the New Jersey Bar, Greg is admitted to the Bars of New York, Oklahoma and the District of Columbia, as well as the United States District Courts for the Districts of New Jersey, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Speaking Engagements:
* Panelist, “Procedural Issues in Bad Faith Litigation: Removal from State to Federal Court, Choice of Law and Jurisdictional Differences for Establishing Bad Faith.” American Conference Institute’s 29th National Forum on Bad Faith Claims & Litigation (Orlando, FL, November, 2014).

* CLE Webinar Presentation, “Finding Shelter After the Storm: Survival Following Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Floods and Fires” for LexisNexis® (September, 2014)

* Panelist, “Discovery Requests: Defining Permissible Limits within the Scope of Discovery.” National Conference Institute’s 26th National Advanced Forum on Bad Faith Litigation. (Miami, Florida, November, 2013).

* Panelist, “The Impact of Foreclosure and Other Economic Factors on Insurance Coverage and Measurement,” ABA Section of Litigation Insurance Coverage CLE Seminar (Tucson, AZ, March, 2013).

* Panelist, National Conference Institute’s 23rd National Advanced Forum on Bad Faith Litigation. The panel, Bad Faith and Ethics, covered a range of topics, including: Recent formulation of ethical standards and rules around e-discovery; Social media and the evolving concept of electronic privacy; Social media discovery and ethical rules tied to discovery; New and emerging issues and trends in ESI; Managing ESI and the duty to preserve evidence; Attorney-client privilege. (Orlando, Florida, November, 2012).

* Panelist, “Measuring Business Interruption Loss from Wide-Impact Catastrophes: Insurance Against Catastrophes or Only against Insured Damage from Catastrophes?” for the fall 2012 Meeting of the Society of Risk Management Consultants. The program examined the differences in policy language and other considerations relevant to measuring an insured’s catastrophic business interruption loss, including a review of the developing body of case law. (Las Vegas, Nevada, October, 2012).

* Audio Webinar Presentation, “Business Interruption Insurance: Resolve Disputes Over Business Loss” for the National Constitution Center (July, 2012).

* Panelist, “Priority of Coverage Where Additional Insured Coverage Exists.” HB Litigation Conferences, Additional Insured and Indemnification Conference. (New York, NY, May, 2012).

* Panelist, “Insurer Litigation Guidelines: Ethical Issues for Insurer-Selected and Independent Defense Counsel.” ABA Section of Litigation Insurance Coverage CLE Seminar (Tucson, AZ, March, 2012).

* Panelist, “Discovery: Limiting Its Scope, Responding Efficiently to Expansive Orders, Protecting Privilege, Preparing Company Witnesses for Depositions, and More.” American Conference Institute’s 22nd National Advanced Forum on Bad Faith Litigation (Orlando, FL, December, 2011).

* Panelist, “Bad Faith Hotbeds Workshop – New Jersey. How to prepare for what is coming and how to avoid bad faith claims/awards for damages.” American Conference Institute’s 22nd National Advanced Forum on Bad Faith Litigation (Orlando, FL, December, 2011).

* Panelist, “Litigation Avoidance and Electronic Discovery,” North Jersey Summer Business Symposium (Fairfield, NJ, June, 2011).

* Panelist, “Bad Faith and Summary Judgment: When Is Summary Judgment Appropriate On An Insured’s Bad Faith Claim?,” ABA Section of Litigation Insurance Coverage CLE Seminar (Tucson, AZ, March, 2011).

* Panelist, “Innovative Pre-Trial Strategies for Defending Against Bad Faith Claims: Procedural Considerations, Attorneys Fees, Pleading Standards, Motion Practice, Settlement and Beyond,” American Conference Institute’s 21st National Advanced Forum on Bad Faith Litigation (Orlando, FL, December, 2010).

* Moderator, “The Views from the Bench: Judicial Views on Effective Theories and Evidentiary Approaches,” American Conference Institute’s 21st National Advanced Forum on Bad Faith Litigation (Orlando, FL, December, 2010).

* Panelist, “Ethical Considerations For Using Technology In Your Practice,” 11th Annual Women In Products Liability Workshop (New York, NY, November, 2010).

* Panelist, “Mediate, Arbitrate or Litigate,” New Jersey Law Journal In-House Counsel CLE Seminar (Florham Park, NJ, November, 2010).

* Panelist, “Getting Caught In the Web – Ethical Issues of the Web 2.0,” ABA Section of Litigation Annual CLE Conference (New York, NY, April 2010).

* Panelist, “Measuring Business Interruption Loss In Wide-Impact Catastrophes: Insurance Against Catastrophes Or Only Against Insured Damage From Catastrophes?,” ABA Section of Litigation Insurance Coverage CLE Seminar (Tucson, AZ, March, 2010).

Publications
ABA Section of Litigation 2012 Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar
Insurer Litigation Guidelines: Ethical Issues for Insurer-Selected and Independent Defense Counsel
March, 2012

PM Legal Update
Federal Circuit Releases Model E-Discovery Order for Patent Cases
Vol. II, #1, December, 2011

Aspatore/Thomson Reuters Books
Inside The Minds: Defending Insurance Fraud Claims. Recent Trends and Considerations in Litigating Fraudulent Claims
December, 2011

JD Supra
Amendments to the New Jersey Local Patent Rules: Leveling the Playing Field
April, 2011

New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law
Effect of Post-Loss Economic Factors In Measuring Business Interruption Losses: An Insured’s and Insurer’s Perspective
December, 2010

ABA Coverage Journal
Measuring Business Interruption Loss in Wide-Impact Catastrophes: Insurance Against Catastrophes or Only Against Insured Damage from Catastrophes?
Volume 19, No. 4, July, 2009

Journal of Subrogation
Spoliation of Evidence:Traditional Discovery Sanctions
January, 2000

FICC Quarterly
Spoliation of Evidence: The Trend to a New Tort
January, 1999

Tulsa Law Journal
Oklahoma Production Revenue Standards Act Post FERC Order 636 – Measurement, Delivery and Quantity Issues
January, 1994