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Brett Miller is a Shareholder practicing in Butzel’s Detroit office and is the chair of the firm’s Employment Practices Liability Insurance Sub-Practice. Mr. Miller focuses his practice on employment and labor law as well as fair housing litigation. Mr. Miller frequently defends clients in state and federal discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and class action lawsuits. He also defends clients in administrative charges before numerous governmental agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor, and the OFCCP. 

Overview

Brett Miller is a Shareholder practicing in Butzel’s Detroit office and is the chair of the firm’s Employment Practices Liability Insurance Sub-Practice. Mr. Miller focuses his practice on employment and labor law as well as fair housing litigation. Mr. Miller frequently defends clients in state and federal discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and class action lawsuits. He also defends clients in administrative charges before numerous governmental agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor, and the OFCCP. In addition, Mr. Miller devotes his practice to representing clients in traditional labor matters such as grievance arbitrations and collective bargaining.

Mr. Miller received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review and Moot Court Board of Directors and received his undergraduate degree from James Madison University, cum laude, with distinction.

Mr. Miller is AV® Peer Review Rated by LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Peer Review rating is the highest rating allowed. It attests to a lawyer's legal ability and professional ethics, and reflects the confidential opinions of the Bar and the Judiciary. He was named a Rising Star in 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017 by Super Lawyers. Rising Stars are attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or those who have practiced for ten years or less. Only 2.5 percent of Michigan lawyers are named to this list every year. He was recognized as a Michigan Lawyers Weekly "Up & Coming Lawyer" in 2015 and a Top Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine in 2014.

Mr. Miller is a frequent speaker on Labor and Employment topics and has written numerous articles on all aspects of employment law.

Credentials

Education

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law 2005, J.D.

James Madison University 2002

Admissions

Memberships

  • Michigan Healthcare Human Resource Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • PLUS
  • Michigan Healthcare Human Resources Association
  • Michigan Hospital Association

Awards & Recognitions

Awards & Recognitions

AV® Peer Review Rated by LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell

Michigan Lawyers Weekly, "Up & Coming Lawyers Award," 2015

Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2009-2010, 2013-2014, 2016-2019

DBusiness Top Lawyer in Metro Detroit, Franchise Law, 2020-2022; Labor and Employment Law, 2020-2023

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment, 2018-2022

News & Events

News

Speaking Engagements

Alerts & Publications

Client Alerts

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