Miller & Martin PLLC at a Glance

Uppers

  • “Firm culture”
  • “Chance to make partner”
  • “High-quality work early in career”

Downers

  • “Pay and compression can be frustrating”
  • “No cafeteria”

About Miller & Martin PLLC

A Southeast fixture since 1867, Miller & Martin employs around 200 attorneys spread throughout three cities: Atlanta, Nashville, and Chattanooga. Attorneys at Miller & Martin focus on a range of practice areas, including antitrust, bankruptcy, class actions, corporate matters, health care, litigation, real estate, sustainability, and tax.

The firm has been recognized for its trademark work, and its patent group is comprised of experts in chemistry, math, computer software, and engineering. Miller & Martin also specializes in labor law, with nearly a quarter of its attorneys practicing labor & employment.

Among the firm's clients are pharmaceutical companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, telecommunications companies and more. Some early clients-such as the original bottler of Coca-Cola-have evolved from local concerns into global enterprises. The firm's client list has also included the city of Chattanooga, Delta Air Lines, Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant Group Inc., the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, North Chickamauga Creek Conservancy, River Associates Investments, Tennessee Hospital Association, and Tysons Farms, Inc.

Peachy Keen Employer

Miller & Martin was recognized by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of Atlanta's Top 50 Law Firms in 2013 and earned a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking in the U.S. News -Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" for 2014.  Additionally, the firm was named to the BTI Client Service A-Team 2014, as being one of the law firms corporate counsel identified as delivering the absolute best client service. Even Fortune 500® companies are taking note. Miller & Martic was recognized by ALM as a 2014 Go-To Law Firm® for the Top 500 Companies in the U.S.

Individual attorneys are standing out as well. Twelve Miller & Martin attorneys were listed in Georgia Trend Magazine's 2013 Legal Elite.

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Miller & Martin PLLC

Volunteer Building
832 Georgia Ave., Suite 1200
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: (423) 756-6600

Stats

  • Employer Type: Private
  • Chairman: James M. Haley IV
  • Hiring Partner: Karen Smith
  • Total No. Attorneys 2016: 117

  • Base Salary
    1st year:  $111,250.00
    2nd year: $113,250.00
    3rd year: $115,750.00
    4th year: $115,750.00
    5th year: Merit Based
    6th year: Merit Based
    7th year: Merit Based
    Summer associate: $1,600/week (2Ls), $1,350/week (1Ls)

  • Summer Associate Offers
    2 out of 3 (2Ls only) (2016)

  • Major Departments & Practices
    Affirmative Action/OFCCP • Alternative Dispute Resolution • Antitrust & Trade Regulation • Appellate • Banking, Financial Services & Securities Litigation • Bankruptcy, Reorganization & Creditors' Rights • Class & Collective Action • Commercial Finance • Construction • Corporate & Securities • Corporate Finance • Crisis Management • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation • Employment Litigation • Environmental • ERISA and Employee Benefits Litigation • Exempt Organizations • Financial Services • Financial Services - Regulatory & Compliance • Franchise & Distribution Law • Government Relations • Health Care • HR Counseling & Training • Insurance • Intellectual Property • International • Investment Management • Labor & Employment • Labor Relations •  Litigation • Media & Entertainment • Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures • Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Litigation • Product Liability • Litigation • Professional Liability Defense • Public Finance • Real Estate • Securities • Startup & Emerging Companies • Tax • Tax Incentives • Technology & Licensing • Telecommunications & Utilities • Transportation & Logistics • Trusts, Estates & Wealth Management • Wage & Hour • White Collar & Corporate Investigations • Workplace Safety

Major Office Locations

  • Atlanta, GA • Chattanooga, TN • Nashville, TN