Jonathan Miller | Partner

Jonathan Miller is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Securities and Commodities Litigation & Enforcement practice groups. He represents clients in trial and appellate court proceedings across the country.

Jonathan Miller

Mr. Miller regularly represents clients in state and federal trial courts, often in cases involving emergency injunction requests. He has experience litigating cases involving federal and state securities laws, false advertising claims, breach of contract claims, and professional malpractice claims. Mr. Miller also has extensive experience in matters involving the financial services industry. He has represented national financial firms and employees and trial and arbitration in disputes involving claims such as unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, defamation, and breach of fiduciary duty.

Mr. Miller also represents clients in state and federal appellate courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States. His wide range of appellate experience includes cases involving state securities laws, the False Claims Act, and defamation law.

Mr. Miller also has substantial experience representing corporate and individual clients in connection with SEC and FINRA regulatory proceedings.

Bar Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Illinois State Bar 2008

Education

Mr. Miller received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Temple University in 2004. He received his J.D. in 2008 from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Representative Matters

Huizenga Managers Fund, LLC v. A.R. Thane Ritchie, et al.
Circuit Court of Cook County; Illinois Appellate Court; Illinois Supreme Court; United States Supreme Court

WMJ obtained judgment based upon sale of an investment in violation of the Delaware Securities Act. The Illinois Appellate Court affirmed the judgment and directed the trial court to enter a second judgment on an additional investment. The Illinois Supreme Court denied review, and the Supreme Court of the United States denied defendants’ petition for a writ of certiorari.

Trustee for Lancelot Investors Fund, Ltd., et al. v. Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Defended law firm against professional malpractice claims brought by hedge fund, seeking damages for losses related to hedge fund’s investments in multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme. Obtained favorable settlement after filing motion for summary judgment.

Huron Consulting Services LLC v. Prism Healthcare Partners, Ltd.
Circuit Court of Cook County; Northern District of Illinois

Represented consulting firm in cases involving departure of senior employees to form competitor business. In federal case involving claim for false advertising under the Lanham Act, obtained an agreed mandatory injunction requiring the defendant to run corrective advertisements in trade publication.

Confidential SEC & FINRA Investigations
Represented broker-dealer in connection with SEC and FINRA investigations into equity research and investment banking policies and procedures, including implementation of information barriers. SEC and FINRA closed investigations without disciplinary action.

Represented broker-dealer in connection with FINRA investigation into anti-money laundering policies and procedures.

Represented broker-dealer in connection with FINRA investigation related to Regulation SHO compliance.