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Experience

Emily Miller handles a wide variety of disputes involving energy, intellectual property, insurance, product liability, real estate, and general commercial litigation. Emily represents clients in complex business disputes, including contracts, fraud, negligence, trade secret protection, fiduciary duty, and corporate governance in state and federal court and in arbitration proceedings. Her clients span numerous industries, including healthcare, energy, and manufacturing.

Recognized as a “Recommended Litigation Firm” in Texas in Benchmark: Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Firms and Attorneys

Received a national first-tier ranking for Commercial Litigation in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2019

  • Represented an investment group in arbitration proceeding against the buyer of certain oil and gas assets for buyer’s improper withholding of multi-million-dollar purchase price adjustment under purchase and sale agreement based on alleged environmental defects, resulting in arbitration award for buyer’s full payment to client of the more than $7 million withheld purchase price funds
  • Defended offshore drilling company against claims seeking return of deposit for failed $27 million stock transaction in federal court; after grant of partial summary judgment in the client’s favor, plaintiff abandoned claims and the client retained $1 million deposit
  • Represented proppant supplier against an oilfield services company in action to prevent foreclosure of real and personal property, which secured a $20 million promissory note; after obtaining temporary injunction against the oilfield services company, the parties settled amicably
  • Represented gas processing midstream company in asserting claims to enforce multi-million-dollar supply contract and defending against counter-claims; while dispositive motions were pending, the parties reached a settlement favorable to the client
  • Defended a casing manufacturer in a product liability lawsuit asserting alleged defects involving downhole well failure
  • Defended offshore drilling company against breach of contract claim relating to leased equipment
  • Represented former lessor of oil and gas lease in state court litigation involving claims arising out of assignment of rights under lease
  • Represents out-of-network healthcare providers in lawsuits seeking reimbursement for services rendered to insured patients
  • Represents hospital and healthcare providers in managed care disputes with insurance companies
  • Obtained temporary injunction on behalf of an oil and gas pipe support manufacturer against former employees on claims of misappropriation of trade secrets, which resulted in a favorable settlement for the client
  • Represented telecommunications company in dispute involving use of shared fiber optic network, including claims of tortious interference with contracts and breach of fiduciary duty
  • Represented commercial tenant plaintiff in action against landlord to enforce option to purchase in commercial lease, which resulted in a favorable settlement and enforcement of tenant’s purchase option
  • Assisted in representing plaintiff in copyright, trade secret, and trademark litigation involving oil and gas pipe support products in in federal court against a former consultant and steel fabrication company
  • Defended individual in insurance claim dispute involving allegations of fraud and RICO; after extensive briefing in the pleading stage and dispositive motions, the parties reached a favorable settlement

Prior Employment

  • Judicial Intern for the Honorable Martin Hoffman, 68th District Court, Dallas, 2009

Honors & Affiliations

Distinctions/Honors

  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Business Litigation), 2016-2019

Memberships/Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member, Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, Association of Women Attorneys

Education & Admissions

Education

  • J.D., 2011, cum laude, Baylor Law School, Articles Editor, Baylor Law Review; Order of the Barristers; Dean’s List; Harvey M. Richey Moot Court Competition Quarter-Finalist; Baylor Law School Dean’s Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • B.B.A., 2008, summa cum laude, Baylor University

Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist. Texas