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Alan S. Miller - Pittsburgh, PA

Three Gateway Center401 Liberty Ave.22nd Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15222- 1005

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Updated: 12/08/2022

Pittsburgh Litigation Lawyer


Alan has more than thirty-eight years of experience in complex litigation and counseling, concentrating in the areas of environmental law, insurance coverage and bad faith, and commercial litigation. He chairs the firm’s Environmental and Energy Law practice and the Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation practice...

About Alan S. Miller

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Environmental and Energy Law
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Director


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member)
  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Member)
  • Defense Research Institute (Member)


  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    Honors: cum laude
  • Washington University


Other Sources of Feedback About Alan S. Miller

Included on the 2023 Pennsylvania list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Alan S. Miller on Super Lawyers


  • AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating System
  • Best Lawyers in America® Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Litigation, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2004-2019
  • Best Lawyers in America® Environmental Litigation, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America® Energy Law, 2017-2019
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Insurance Coverage, Environmental Law, 2005 - 2018
  • Top 50 Pittsburgh Super Lawyers, 2005 - 2007, 2015 - 2016, 2019

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Office Information


Three Gateway Center401 Liberty Ave.22nd Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15222- 1005


  • 412-281-4499

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

M - F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm



Representative Cases

  • Representation of transporter of natural gas production wastewaters in suit by property owners near natural gas production well-pad alleging contamination of private water supplies and nuisance.
  • Represented coating manufacturer in appeal of Title V air permit.
  • Representation of manufacturer in actions seeking recovery of CERCLA response costs and natural resource damages at major sediment Superfund site.
  • Representation of a waste disposal company in various regulatory and permitting matters involving solid waste, water and air permitting, including litigation arising out of regulatory decisions.
  • Representation of a major chemical manufacturer in several matters under CERCLA and HSCA concerning multiple disposal sites where its waste was disposed by a transporter.
  • Representation of a chemical manufacturer in CERCLA litigation addressing long-tail environmental liabilities at various present and former manufacturing facilities.
  • Representation of a hazardous waste disposal company in permitting and regulatory compliance matters.
  • Representation of a municipal water company in an action against the owners and operators of several industrial facilities located near public water supply wells for damages caused by groundwater contamination from industrial solvents.
  • Representation of municipal sewer authority involving oil and natural gas wastewaters.
  • Representation of a generator of listed hazardous wastes in an action brought by the owner of the disposal company which accepted them for delivery to and disposal at the disposal company's landfill. The action, which was brought under the federal and state superfund laws as well as Pennsylvania common law, sought several million dollars in the estimated costs involved in closing the landfill in compliance with Pennsylvania hazardous waste disposal regulations.
  • Representation of insurer in suit seeking coverage arising out of the crash of an aircraft resulting in fatalities. Summary judgement granted in favor of insurer. Interface Performance Materials v. Charter Oak Insurance Co. (E.D.Pa. 2018)
  • Representation of insurer in suit seeking coverage for claims involving construction defects on planned residential development. Summary judgment granted to insurer. Northridge Village, L.P. et al v. The Travelers Indemnity Co., 2017 U.S. District LEXIS 140541 (E.D.Pa. 2017)
  • Representation of excess insurer in coverage and bad faith actions involving multiple underlying claims arising out of exposures to asbestos, silica and coal dust.
  • Representation of insurer in actions arising out of the partial collapse of an engineered slope at the end of an airport runway.
  • Represented insurer in coverage dispute arising out of the sexual molestation of a minor.
  • Representation of insurer in coverage action brought by insured involving copyright infringement judgment. OneBeacon Ins. Co. v. William A. Graham Co. et al., No. 2009-41636 (C.P. Montgomery Cty. Dec. 14, 2011) aff'd 60 A.3d 586 (Pa. Super. 2012).
  • Represented owner of captive landfill in suit seeking breach of contract damages from its sole source.
  • Defending chain of craft stores against claims of failing to comply with credit card receipt requirements under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act.
  • Defending a manufacturer of industrial fans against breach of contract, warranty and indemnity claims brought by electric utility.
  • Defending manufacturer against claims of misappropriation of trade secrets and conversion brought by its principal competitor.
  • Defending accounting firm against claims of errors and omissions in financial audits.
  • Defending insurance broker against claims of errors and omissions in the placement of business risk insurance.

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