Meredith R. Miller joined the Touro Law Center faculty in Fall 2006 after serving for two years as an Honorable Abraham L. Freedman Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia. Professor Miller teaches Contracts I, Contracts II, Business Organizations I, Business Organizations II, Employment Law and Workplace Law in Global Context. The students voted her “Professor of the Year” for 2008-2009 and 2012-2013.
Prior to teaching, Professor Miller served as a law clerk to the New York Court of Appeals. She also worked as a litigation associate at Proskauer Rose LLP in New York City, where she litigated complex commercial and pro bono matters and served as a pro bono advisor to first year associates. Professor Miller has a varied legal background. She has worked in government and public interest organizations, at a small private practice and at a large national law firm. She continues to consult on a project basis with solo practitioners and small firms and provides representation to small businesses, freelancers, investors and startups. She also serves as President of LeGaL, the LGBT Bar Association of greater New York.
She received her J.D., cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School, where she was an Executive Articles and Research Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review, an Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Fellow and a Richardson Merit Scholar. She earned an LL.M. in Legal Education from Temple University Law School.
Professor Miller’s scholarship focuses on contract doctrine and theory, employment law and business law. Professor Miller’s 2006 article on economic duress has been cited by some of the leading contract law casebooks. Her publications can be accessed on her Science Research Network (SSRN) author page.
From 2005-2014, Professor Miller served as a Contributing Editor to ContractsProf Blog, the Official Blog of the AALS Section on Contracts.