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Evan Miller
Partner

Practice Leader Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Contact

(T) +1.202.879.3840
(F) +1.202.626.1700

Education

  • Georgetown University (J.D. 1981); Columbia University (B.A. 1978)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia and New York

Evan Miller, who co-chairs the Firm's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice, litigates employee benefits issues on behalf of corporate plan sponsors, multiemployer plan contributors, and institutional and individual ERISA fiduciaries. He also is actively engaged in special projects relating to the restructuring of pension and retiree health liabilities.

Evan's recent litigation engagements include representation of the New York Times and C&S Wholesale Grocers in withdrawal liability arbitrations; CBS, Macy's, and Xerox in class actions alleging breach of fiduciary duty; and Peabody Energy in an ERISA section 510 class action. He also recently represented employer trustees of the New York State Nurses Retirement System in a trustee deadlock arbitration.

His recent special projects include representation of General Motors, Verizon Communications, and several other defined benefit plan sponsors in jumbo pension de-risking transactions. These transactions have collectively involved the transfer of more than $35 billion in pension liabilities. Evan also advised the City of Detroit in restructuring its pension and retiree health obligations in connection with the City's chapter 9 bankruptcy.

Evan is actively involved in promoting the health and welfare of abused and neglected children. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Children's Law Center of the District of Columbia.


Honors & Distinctions

  • Chambers USA (2009-2017): ranked as a "leading individual" in employee benefits, executive compensation, and ERISA litigation both in D.C. and nationally

    Recognized by The National Law Journal as one of the nation's 40 best ERISA attorneys

    Legal 500 US (2008–2017)

    D.C. Super Lawyers (2008-2017)
Evan Miller