Biography

Marshall L. Miller is Of Counsel in the Litigation Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. His practice concentrates on representing and advising corporations, board members, and senior executives with respect to internal investigations, cybersecurity, regulatory compliance, criminal defense, and civil litigation.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Miller served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Chief of Staff of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice, where he supervised over 600 federal prosecutors, oversaw DOJ’s highest profile criminal prosecutions, and helped determine and implement DOJ priorities and policies. In that position, Mr. Miller supervised the Computer Crimes & Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS), DOJ’s flagship unit that combats cybercrime, and oversaw the creation and launch of its Cybersecurity Unit. He testified on Capitol Hill, briefed Congressional staff, and advised executive branch officials on initiatives ranging from improving cybersecurity to combating kleptocracy. Mr. Miller personally managed and coordinated the successful Senate confirmation process for the Attorney General of the United States.

Mr. Miller joined DOJ’s Criminal Division from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY), where he worked as an Assistant United States Attorney for approximately 12 years. At the EDNY, Mr. Miller served in a number of leadership positions, ultimately as the Chief of the Criminal Division, overseeing all of its criminal prosecutions and the launch of the Office’s National Security & Cybercrime section.

At DOJ, Mr. Miller conducted and supervised the successful prosecution of some of the world’s most significant corporations, corporate executives, cybercriminals, members of Congress, and international terrorists. For his work, Mr. Miller received a number of DOJ’s highest awards, including an Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Furthering the Interests of National Security and a Director’s Award for Superior Performance. He has also received awards from the New York City Bar Association, the Director of National Intelligence, the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation, and the National Association of Former United States Attorneys.

Mr. Miller co-founded the EDNY Federal Criminal Prosecution Clinic at NYU Law School, and taught as a full-time and adjunct law professor at NYU from 2003 through 2012. Mr. Miller clerked for United States District Judge Allyne R. Ross. He earned both his J.D. and B.A. from Yale.

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