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Ian J. Miller



Ian Miller maintains a broad commercial litigation practice informed by his federal clerkship experience at the appellate and district court levels.

After graduating first in his class from Columbia Law School, Ian began his career at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where among other notable engagements he contributed to the successful defense of a $12+ billion SPAC transaction that was challenged across multiple jurisdictions. He subsequently served as a law clerk for the Honorable Jesse M. Furman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and for the Honorable Robert D. Sack of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and then joined Holwell Shuster & Goldberg at the conclusion of his clerkships.

Ian has a strong commitment to pro bono service and was recognized as a Public Interest Honoree for his efforts. Before entering law school, Ian was a high school teacher and debate coach after a highly successful college policy debate career.

News and Writings

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  • Hon. Jesse M. Furman, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2022 – 2023
  • Hon. Robert D. Sack, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2021 – 2022


Columbia Law School (J.D., 2020; Senior Editor, Columbia Law Review; John Ordronaux Prize; Ruth Bader Ginsburg Prize; James Kent Scholar 2017-2020; Public Interest Honoree)

National Louis University (M.A. in Teaching, 2016)

Wake Forest University (B.A., 2013)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
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