T. Miller

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Alabama, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Insurance
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Emerging Growth Companies

Areas of Practice

  • Emerging Growth Companies
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Labor and Employment
  • Life, Health and Disability Litigation
  • Managed Care Litigation
  • Retail
  • Small Dollar and Unsecured Consumer Lending
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Matt Miller has over 25 years of experience representing and advising management in all areas of labor and employment law. Matt regularly represents and advises companies in matters involving discrimination laws, including Title VII, ADA, ADEA and FMLA matters as well as wage and hour law (FLSA and state), ERISA benefit claims, OSHA preventive procedures and reviews, investigations and litigation, and covenants not to compete. He regularly advises clients on preventive measures, including creation and revision of policies and procedures, and represents clients in court cases and arbitrations in federal, state and administrative forums. Matt has tried jury, non-jury and arbitration cases to decision and has litigated cases ranging from a single plaintiff to those involving thousands of plaintiffs. His clients include large publicly traded companies, privately held businesses of all sizes, family companies and start-ups.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1994

Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1994, Justice William Minor Lyle Moot Court Board
  • James Madison University, B.S., 1991, summa cum laude; Mortar Board; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Chi Fraternity

Areas of Practice

  • Emerging Growth Companies
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Labor and Employment
  • Life, Health and Disability Litigation
  • Managed Care Litigation
  • Retail
  • Small Dollar and Unsecured Consumer Lending

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Blair v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 955 F.Supp.2d 1229 (N.D. Ala.)
Successfully defended two ERISA benefits claims, obtaining judgment for claims administrator and dismissal of subsequent claim.

Witt v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, et al., 12-CV-2157 – (N.D. Ala.)
Successfully defended ERISA benefits claim, obtaining judgment for defendants.

Sorrells v. Sun Life, U.S. District Court, (S.D. Ala.)
Successfully defended company in ERISA benefits claim, creating positive precedent in Alabama on issue.
EBSCO Industries, Inc. v. Jerry H. White, et al., CV-03-HS-2404-S (N.D. Ala.)
Represented EBSCO Industries, Inc. in enforcing non-compete agreements signed by two of its former employees in Oklahoma and in enforcing its trade secret rights from misappropriation by the former employees and a third individual who had not previously worked for EBSCO. The court granted motions for TRO and later for preliminary injunctions against the former employees. Ultimately, permanent injunctions by consent were entered that ordered the defendants to comply with the terms of the non-compete and confidentiality provisions of their agreements and that otherwise protected EBSCO’s trade secrets.

Ormco v. Johns, Jefferson County, Alabama Circuit Court, Alabama Supreme Court
Created precedent establishing a new presumptive standard for protectible interests in Alabama.
Hornsby v. Two Men & A Truck, U.S. District Court, (N.D. Ala.)
Successfully defended company in wage and hour putative collective action.

Tyler v. Payless Shoe Source, Inc., No. 2:05-CV-33F (WO), 2005 WL 3133763 (M.D. Ala.)
Successfully defended company in wage and hour putative collective action. Obtained successful resolution in similar claim filed in Mississippi.

Defended storage company against wage and hour claims
Successfully defended a national storage company in wage and hour claims of alleged off-the-clock work, obtaining decision in favor of client. Fully arbitrated.
Marquis v. City of Hamilton, U.S. District Court, (N.D. Ala.)
Successfully defended company in case involving claims of sex discrimination, Equal Pay Act and retaliation.
Obtained summary judgment for client is case involving FMLA interference and retaliation claims; decision upheld on appeal to Eleventh Circuit.
Phillips v. Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc., U.S. District Court, (M.D. Ala.)
Successfully defended company against race discrimination claim.
Pittsburg & Midway Coal Mining Co. v. Rubley, Tuscaloosa, Alabama Circuit Court, Alabama Court of Civil Appeals
Successfully defended company in claim of worker's compensation fatality.
Successfully defendant client in claim of race discrimination, retaliation and disability discrimination, obtaining summary judgment for client.
Successfully defended large condominium association in case brought by two plaintiffs alleging violations of ADA access laws, obtaining dismissal of their complaint.



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