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Peter J. Miller

T: 312 726-0440 ext. 207
F: 312 726-1448



Education and Bar Admissions:
BSBA, 1966, Roosevelt University
J.D, 1970, DePaul University
1970 Admitted to Bar of the State of Illinois
1970 Admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, member of the trial bar
1975 Admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
1983 Admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Judicial Circuit
1984 Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court


Practice Group:
Civil and Commercial Litigation
Mergers and Acquisitions
Appellate and Supreme Court Practice
Real Estate

Mr. Miller has spent over 40 years representing entrepreneurial individuals in all aspects of both their business and personal lives, including mergers and acquisitions, the formation, financing and operation of start-up ventures and their ultimate sale, estate and succession planning and asset protection. Mr. Miller's representation has touched on such diverse industries as die casting, machining, cold heading, oil field service companies, aviation refueling systems, consumer products, software development, commercial recycling, medical practices and residential and industrial real estate developers and construction contractors.

Mr. Miller has litigated in the State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts on both the trial and appellate levels in the areas of contracts, employment issues, mechanics liens, trade secrets, zoning matters, business dissolutions, environmental matters, replevins, lease disputes, adverse possession, boundary disputes and mortgage foreclosures, both as representative of  plaintiffs and defendants, and in other business-related issues. He also represents several regional banks in the negotiation and documentation of asset-based and real estate loans and has represented both financial institutions as purchasers and commercial entities as issuers of revenue bonds.

Mr. Miller also serves as an adjunct professor of law at the John Marshall Law School where he supervises students at the Business Law Clinic that are tasked with assisting enterpreneurs in the organization, formation and operation of their startup ventures.

Mr. Miller has consistently received an AV-rating under the Martindale Hubbell lawyer rating system. An AV-rating means that his attorney peers have recognized Peter with their highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Miller has also been selected as an Illinois “Super Lawyer” for 2015/2016 in the areas of Business/Corporate Law, Business Litigation and Environmental Law – a distinction given to the top 5% of lawyers in the State of Illinois.



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