Company: McDermott, Will & Emery
Location: Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Stephen R. Miller, JD, Lawyer at McDermott, Will & Emery, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the legal industry.
A renowned figure in the field of law, Mr. Miller has amassed more than 40 years of professional experience in his areas of expertise. Currently serving of counsel with McDermott, Will & Emery since 2006, Mr. Miller specializes in tax, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, healthcare, and high stakes litigation, among other practice areas. An internationally known law firm, McDermott, Will & Emery was named Healthcare Team of the Year from 2013 to 2017 by Chambers USA.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Miller served McDermott, Will & Emery in several different capacities, including as an equity partner from 1986 to 2006, management committee member from 1992 to 1995, income partner from 1981 to 1985, and associate from 1975 to 1980. In addition, he held a role with the special task force on post-employment benefits with the Financial Accounting Standards Board for four years. Alongside his primary endeavors, Mr. Miller has been acting on the Chicago Council on Global Affairs since 1978 and was formerly on the president’s circle steering committee at the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations from 2005 to 2009. Passionate about his community, he also served Seabury Western Theological Seminary in numerous roles, including as chancellor, chair of the trusteeship committee, and trustee.
To prepare for his illustrious career, Mr. Miller pursued a formal education, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Yale University in 1972. He followed this with a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Cornell University in 1975. He has been admitted to practice law in the state of Illinois.
A leading voice in his areas of interest, Mr. Miller maintains affiliation with several industry-related organizations, including the Worldwide Employee Benefits Network, the Lawyers’ Club of Chicago, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. In addition, he has been on the board of directors of Center Companies That Care since 2011 and is a member of the Nordic Law Club, Hundred Club Cook County, the Cornell Club of Chicago, and the Yale Club of Chicago.
In recognition of his exceptional accomplishments, Mr. Miller has been honored as an Illinois Super Lawyer every year since 2010. In addition, he has been selected for inclusion into several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America.
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