Jeanne C. Miller, Esq.

T: 212-751-2700
F: 212-751-4099
Business/Commercial
Jeanne C. Miller is a highly effective mediator and arbitrator with expertise resolving class action, commercial, employment, executive compensation, whistleblower, medical malpractice, civil rights, and securities matters. She has mediated and arbitrated a wide variety of claims between contentious parties since joining JAMS as a full-time neutral in 1993.

Representative Mediations

  • Appraisal of amount owed by insurance company following a fire
  • Attorney’s lien for payment for previous representation
  • Breach of contract claim for unpaid commissions due pursuant to advertising sales contract
  • Claim and counterclaim for payment for non-conforming goods
  • Claim by retail customer of false arrest based on racial profiling with overtones of a class action
  • Claim for failure to invest company’s pension funds as directed
  • Class action by homeless men against a hotel for alleged disability discrimination
  • Counter claim by employer for unfair competition and theft of proprietary information related to the manufacture and sales of wares used in the hotel industry
  • Dispute over ownership and use  of trademark in a restaurant business
  • Dispute regarding collecting for professional work conducted under fidelity bond issued in a bankruptcy matter
  • Executive compensation claims, including incentive, bonus, and stock option plans
  • Lemon Law claim concerning allegedly defective motor home
  • Multiparty claim for lost property at construction site
  • Recruitment firm sought unpaid compensation for placing an employee in a company
  • Trademark licensing agreement infringement claim against specialty food purveyor

Representative Arbitrations

  • Breach of contract based on change of control of corporation and resulting diminution of duties and responsibilities of corporate officer
  • Claim by healthcare institutional provider against recipient of services for unpaid bill
  • Claim for payment of previous arbitration award
  • Class claim involving allegations of defective medical devices
  • Dispute regarding royalty fees and related claims arising from licensing agreement
  • Post-acquisition contract claim following sale of high tech business

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Member: Mediation and Arbitration Panels of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE); National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD); Panel of Mediators, United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York; Editorial Advisory Board, Employee Relations Law Journal

Background and Education

  • Vice President and Senior Associate Counsel in charge of the Labor and Employment Law Group, Chase Manhattan Bank, 1980-1993
  • Law Office of Janice Goodman, New York, NY, 1979-1980
  • J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, 1979
  • B.S., Empire State College, 1976

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