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Peter C. Miller

Partner

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5513
Fax: (312) 460-7513
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Mr. Miller is chair and managing partner of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where he oversees the firm’s operations and is responsible for the leadership, direction, growth, profitability and culture of the organization.
 
A veteran of firm management, Mr. Miller has been a member of the Seyfarth’s Executive Committee since 2007 and previously chaired the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation department from 2004 - 2014. He also previously led the SeyfarthLean Client Solutions Group, a team of dedicated legal, technology and project management professionals who worked with firm lawyers to create unparalleled client experiences.
 
By aligning the firm’s operations with the firm’s strategies to lead the industry in providing transformational solutions that drive client value, Mr. Miller furthers the firm’s commitment to innovation and outstanding client service.  The firm’s efforts have been recognized through numerous accolades from the Financial Times, the Association of Corporate Counsel, the American Lawyer, the International Legal Technology Association and the College of Law Practice Management. Additionally, Seyfarth has been ranked by BTI Consulting as the leading law firm on innovation and a top firm for client service, based on feedback from in-house counsel.
 
Mr. Miller has been practicing in the employee benefits and executive compensation fields for twenty years.  He has substantial experience advising public and private companies as to the design, implementation, and operation of their retirement and welfare benefit programs and their executive compensation matters.
Mr. Miller is chair and managing partner of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where he oversees the firm’s operations and is responsible for the leadership, direction, growth, profitability and culture of the organization.
 
A veteran of firm management, Mr. Miller has been a member of the Seyfarth’s Executive Committee since 2007 and previously chaired the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation department from 2004 - 2014. He also previously led the SeyfarthLean Client Solutions Group, a team of dedicated legal, technology and project management professionals who worked with firm lawyers to create unparalleled client experiences.
 
By aligning the firm’s operations with the firm’s strategies to lead the industry in providing transformational solutions that drive client value, Mr. Miller furthers the firm’s commitment to innovation and outstanding client service.  The firm’s efforts have been recognized through numerous accolades from the Financial Times, the Association of Corporate Counsel, the American Lawyer, the International Legal Technology Association and the College of Law Practice Management. Additionally, Seyfarth has been ranked by BTI Consulting as the leading law firm on innovation and a top firm for client service, based on feedback from in-house counsel.
 
Mr. Miller has been practicing in the employee benefits and executive compensation fields for twenty years.  He has substantial experience advising public and private companies as to the design, implementation, and operation of their retirement and welfare benefit programs and their executive compensation matters.

Education

  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law (1990)
  • B.A., Marquette University (1987)

Admissions

  • Illinois

Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • ESOP Association

Representative Engagements

Representative Clients:

  • AbiBow US Inc.
  • Foster Wheeler, Inc.
  • Georgia-Pacific, LLC
  • Molex Incorporated
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • WellPoint, Inc.
  • Wisconsin Energy Corporation

Accolades

  • Recognized as a leading lawyer for Employee Benefits and Compensation in Illinois in the 2011 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers