May 7, 2015 – DLA Piper announced today that Eric Miller has joined the firm’s Corporate practice as of counsel in the Baltimore office.

Miller was a longtime corporate and restructuring partner at DLA Piper and its predecessor firms, leaving DLA Piper in 2006 to join FTI Consulting, Inc., where he served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer. During his tenure at FTI, Miller led the global legal function, and served as a senior advisor to management (including segment and region leadership) and the board of directors.  Miller served on the Executive Management Committee from its inception. As the Chief Risk Officer, Miller was responsible broadly for enterprise risk management, including insurance, and coordinated governance, risk and compliance activities generally as Chair of the Enterprise Risk Management Committee. Miller also advised on professional responsibility and conflict related issues.

“We are excited to have Eric return to the firm and be available to provide strategic and general counsel-oriented advice to our clients,” said Jay Smith, US chair and global co-chair of DLA Piper’s Corporate practice. “His previous experience at a rapidly growing, global management consulting firm affords him a unique perspective when advising clients on complex corporate challenges.”

In his previous role at DLA Piper, Miller focused on distressed company transactions, corporate bankruptcy, restructuring and workouts, representing financially troubled companies, lenders, and other stakeholders. He received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law and his B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University.

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