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Timothy J. Miller

Timothy J. Miller

Novack and Macey LLP

Chicago, IL, USA


Tim Miller is partner and general counsel at Novack and Macey LLP. As co-chair of the firm’s Legal Malpractice Defense group, Tim represents law firms and lawyers in virtually every type of dispute that arises in the profession. He has represented solo practitioners and some of the largest international law firms in a myriad of forums including trial and appellate courts, private arbitrations and private mediations.

Tim has represented clients charged with negligence in their handling of litigation including claims they aided and abetted their clients’ wrongdoing, conspired with their clients to commit wrongful acts, tortuously interfered with contracts or business expectations, and/or committed fraud on behalf of their clients as well as allegations of charging excessive fees. Additionally, Tim is often called upon to represent lawyers and law firms accused of malpractice in connection with transactional and estate planning work.

In a recent matter, Tim and other members of the Legal Malpractice Defense group successfully defended a law firm accused of mishandling a loan valued at over one billion dollars.

Tim is a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers and the Chicago Bar Association. He is a frequent author and speaker on legal malpractice.

Tim attended Duke Law School where he graduated with high honors.  He was managing editor of the Duke Law Journal, a member of the Order of the Coif and a member of the Moot Court Board.

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