Jeanne C. Miller, Esq.

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Employment
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 Matters

  • Breach of contract based on change of control of corporation and resulting diminution of duties and responsibilities of corporate officer
  • Breach of contract claim for unpaid commissions due pursuant to advertising sales contract
  • Claim against insurance carrier for long-term disability benefits under employer disability policy
  • Claim that discharge was race discrimination, not for falsification of records as charged
  • Claim that discharge was retaliation for whistleblowing on insider trading activities; employee claimed protected by CEPA and federal statute
  • 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
  • Disabled employee working from home claim of discrimination in distribution of work resulting in lowered production and pay
  • Discharge claims against multinational company based in Iraq
  • Employee sought unpaid commissions and company countered for damages caused by employee’s recruitment of fellow employees to move to another company and take proprietary information
  • ERISA claim for long-term disability benefits against healthcare facility
  • Executive compensation claims including incentive, bonus, and stock option plans
  • Five-party action for damage to leased equipment at a construction site
  • FLSA/Wage-hour class action claim of unpaid overtime by national mortgage company
  • FMLA benefits claim by mother of disabled child
  • Medical school professor claimed his research and lack of funding grants was the result of sabotage by colleague
  • Multi-party claims of discrimination based on race, gender, and hostile environment against computer supplier company
  • National origin and age discharge claim against major research firm
  • Post-acquisition dispute whether discharge of former seller was “for cause”
  • Privacy concerns related to use of employer’s computer for personal use
  • Race discrimination claim by discharged executive director of not-for-profit organization
  • Reverse discrimination claim of sexual harassment of male executive by female secretary
  • Sexual harassment, retaliation, and discharge claims against three co-owners of a professional sports association
  • Whistleblower protected by Sarbanes-Oxley statute claim of retaliation

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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