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Maria Miller, Esq.
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Maria Miller is experienced in litigation defense of general liability and complex casualty cases involving property damage claims and personal injury as a result of construction projects. Ms. Miller has a comprehensive background offering full expertise in construction and real estate law services, in areas from drafting and negotiating contracts, advising on insurance and bonds, compliance with government regulations and dispute resolution, up to litigation and trial.

 

Ms. Miller gained first-hand knowledge in construction industry as an in-house counsel for the largest crane construction company in NYC area where she handled construction matters such as drafting and negotiating construction contracts, breach of warranty and warranty claims, construction defects, payment disputes, abandonment of projects, construction phase disputes, mechanic’s liens, surety bonds and construction insurance, subrogation claims, DOB regulations with a focus on Crane & Derricks regulations, real estate disputes and other issues pertaining to developing commercial construction projects. Ms. Miller has appeared as a defense counsel in front of governmental agencies such as DOB, OATH, ECB, DOT, DOI, DOE, NY Division of Human Rights, Department of Labor, Workers Compensation hearings and FDNY hearings. Maria has participated in numerous site inspections and handled OSHA, DOT and DOI investigations, after construction site incidents.

 

Ms. Miller also obtained a certification from Harvard University, in Cybersecurity and Managing Risk in Information Age, being qualified to handle data breaches, ransomware attacks, handle Cyber incidents crisis response and ensure compliance with governmental agencies.

 

Practice Areas:

 

General Liability

Real Estate

Construction Litigation

Cybersecurity

 

Admissions:
 

  • New York
     

Education:
 

  • St. John’s University School of Law

  • Transylvania Business School
     

Professional and Community Activities:
 

  • Member, St. John’s Alumni Association, Nassau Chapter

  • Member, New York City Bar Association

  • Member, Construction Law Committee, New York City Bar Association