Founder of the Firm’s Dallas Litigation Section in 1991 and co-head of the Firm’s national Complex Commercial Litigation Group until 2008, Ralph I. Miller is a retired partner who continues to handle pro bono cases. After 2006, he maintained offices in Washington, D.C. and Dallas.
Ralph served regularly as lead counsel in cases and arbitrations with billions of dollars in issue. He was recognized by Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation, and Super Lawyers as a leader in his field, and by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Bet-the-Company Litigation.
During more than 40 years of trial practice, Ralph had substantial experience in financial derivatives litigation, mediations, appellate work, arbitrations, class actions, antitrust, contract disputes, professional malpractice and general commercial litigation. His pro bono practice includes disability rights cases, litigation to preserve low-income housing and work for death-row inmates asserting post-conviction innocence defenses. He has spoken regularly at professional education programs on trial-related topics, including arbitration, litigation management, simulation techniques and courtroom technology. He devotes consistent effort to mentoring younger lawyers.
Ralph served as law clerk to Justice Harry A. Blackmun of the Supreme Court of the United States (1972-1973) and Captain in the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (1974-1976).