Bryan works in the firm’s business litigation Group. He is a lawyer with significant litigation and trial experience, whose practice has focused on civil rights, personal injury, employment, Homeowner Association litigation, and mediation.
Bryan has over 26 years of litigation experience on both the plaintiff and defense sides, work that imbues him with a strong ability to strategize in a manner that best serves his clients.
He was a named equity partner in the civil rights firm of Litt, Estuar, Harrison, Miller & Kitson, LLP, where he practiced high-impact, class-action litigation. He worked as counsel, co-counsel, trial counsel, and co-trial counsel.
While at Wotman, Kors & Cloutier, LLP, Mr. Miller practiced plaintiff’s sexual-orientation discrimination law and civil rights law, both on an individual and class-action basis. Additionally, Mr. Miller mediated civil rights cases under § 1983 (the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1871) with outstanding results.
Serving as Of Counsel at Norton & Melnik, APC, he litigated insurance defense cases in personal injury fraud, products liability/construction, and intentional torts while practicing all forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). He settled multiple insurance defense cases for nuisance value, protecting his clients from exposure to significant damages as well as potentially large fees and costs, and he prosecuted highly complex cases under the Davis-Stirling Act.
Bryan also teaches needs-based facilitative mediation to undergraduates at Loyola Marymount University, served as a past Program Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar, International Law Section, and is currently a member of the International Law Section of the California State Bar.
Bryan’s interests in protecting the legal rights and privileges of others stems in part from living the first 18 years of his life in South Africa under the Apartheid regime. His education and experience reflect his values and commitment to equality under the law.
- Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology (B.A.)from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA);
- Master of Science degree in Public Health (M.S.P.H.)from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), School of Public Health, on full scholarship throughout his program of study as the recipient of the United States Public Health (USPH) Merit Based Traineeship. While studying, Mr. Miller also worked as a paid Research Associate II with the School of Public Health at UCLA;
- Juris Doctor (J.D.)from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Mr. Miller externed for the California Court of Appeal in San Francisco, was the recipient of the Steven Richter Scholarship, and served as the Articles Editor for the Women’s Law Journal; and,
Advanced Master of Laws degree in Public International Law (LL.M.) from the historic 500-year-old Leiden University in The Netherlands. While studying in The Netherlands, he served as a volunteer lawyer for the Israeli Embassy and worked with the Ambassador to The Hague for Israel, for whom he conducted research and prepared memoranda.