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Irwin David Miller




Irwin Miller began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney with the Bronx District Attorney's Office, where he participated in criminal trials, he prepared and argued appeals in the Appellate Division, First and Second Departments, and he presented cases to the Grand Jury. Thereafter, in 1981, Mr. Miller made the transition to Civil Practice and he has worked in the Insurance Defense field over the last thirty seven years; he has successfully tried automobile and transportation defense cases, general liability, and premises liability, Labor Law cases, and products liability cases in both State and Federal Court. Irwin has been the supervising partner in handling defense cases on behalf of Allstate Insurance Company, with whom he has maintained a twenty five year relationship. He has also defended cases involving the Hertz Corporation, American Transit Insurance Company, National Freight Inc., Mendon Leasing Corp., and a variety of insurance carriers and self-insured defendants. Mr. Miller's meticulous case preparation and his interaction with experts in the field of orthopedics, neurology, radiology, neuropsychology, and diagnostic radiology, as well as biomechanical experts, has resulted in numerous defense verdicts at trial, his negotiation of favorable settlements and winning summary judgments on behalf of his firm's clients.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1979
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1982


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D.
  • Queens College, Flushing, New York
    • B.A. - 1974
    • Honors: cum laude

Representative Cases

  • Adel Shehata vs. Jose Koruthu, 100041/15, Supreme Richmond
  • Daniel Rivera vs. Home Depot, 16 CV 7552 KBF, USDC SDNY

Representative Clients

  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • Hertz Corporation
  • American Transit Insurance Company
  • Mendon Leasing Corporation


  • Bob Marinello-Allstate
  • Aaron Gooley-GEICO

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • NYS Bar Association, Member, 1981 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Molod Spitz DeSantis PC, Partner, 2000 to 2007
  • Abrams Gorelick Friedman and Jacobson LLC, Partner, 2007 to 2017