Allison R. Miller is a trial attorney focused on defending lawsuits filed against companies and individuals. She has experience defending a wide variety of claims in areas including construction defect, wrongful death/survival claims, personal injury, premises liability, dram shop, defamation/slander, product defects, and insurance defense. Allison has prior litigation experience as a plaintiff’s personal injury attorney.
Successfully negotiated pre-suit settlement of catastrophic injury cases, preventing public relations and publicity issues.
Obtained voluntary dismissal of trucking company which was not the statutory employer of the defendant driver following the filing of a motion for summary judgment.
Negotiated favorable settlement terms in numerous lawsuits involving personal injury and construction defects.
Represented family owned trucking company and driver as part of trial team in trucking fatality case involving allegations of gross negligence, ultimately achieving a limited damage verdict and no finding of gross negligence.
Represented construction subcontractor in multi-party, multi-week arbitration, ultimately obtaining favorable outcome.
Represented insurance company client before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Obtained dismissal of claims against insurance agent accused of defamation.
Obtained summary judgment on claims of gross negligence in multiple lawsuits.
Defended Fortune 500 Company in premises liability actions across east Texas.
Obtained verdict in excess of $1 million as part of trial team on behalf of the plaintiff.
Obtained dismissal of claims against client accused of negligence in a worker’s compensation non-subscriber case following an incident in which an employee sustained severe injuries, including severe burns, at the workplace.
Publications & Speaking Engagements
Education, Admissions & Activities
Boston University School of Law
Dean's Scholar, Full Tuition Merit Scholarship Recipient
Public Interest Law Journal, Note Editor
University of Houston
B.A., summa cum laude
Political Science and History majors, English minor
The Honors College
National Merit Scholar
Areté Award Winner
United States District Court of Texas
Eastern and Southern
Professional and Community Activities
Houston Bar Association
Houston Young Lawyers Association
Arts & Entertainment Committee 2012-2015
University of Houston Law Center
Adjunct Professor, Depositions Course, Summer 2017