GARY A. MILLER is a litigator. He has regularly appeared in both state and federal courts and also actively participated in a variety of alternative dispute resolution forums not only on behalf of clients, but also as a mediator/facilitator. He concentrates his practice in the defense of clients and has substantial experience in litigation which poses serious exposure to the defendant. This includes commercial trucking, construction, product and employment litigation. His background in the defense of professional liability claims, including medical malpractice, leaves him well versed in medical issues particularly as they apply to various personal injury claims.
He has had the privilege of representing a variety of professional clients including: accountants, architects, attorneys, chiropractors, dentists, nurses, nursing homes, physician assistants, physicians and podiatrists as well as medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Gary graduated Cum Laude from the University of Detroit School of Law and was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 1978. He received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1972 and his Masters in Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University in 1973.
Gary is of-counsel with Vandeveer Garzia. He has served on the firm’s management committee as both Secretary and Vice President. His professional memberships include the Michigan and Detroit Metropolitan Bar Associations as well as the Association of Defense Trial Counsel. From 1990 to 1993 and again in early 2000, Gary served as co-chairman of the Medical Legal Committee which is a joint committee of the Wayne County Medical Society and the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association. He has spoken at numerous seminars offered by the committee. He has also lectured at the Negligence Section of the State Bar and for the National Business Institute Seminar. He has authored articles in the Michigan Defense Quarterly. For over 30 years he has sat as a case evaluator for the Wayne County Mediation Tribunal with particular emphasis on their medical malpractice panel.