Kerry Miller

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC

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Saint Charles Avenue 201
New Orleans 70170 LA US

Kerry J. Miller, a shareholder in Baker Donelson’s New Orleans office, has extensive experience in commercial litigation, energy, environmental, product liability and mass tort, pharmaceutical and medical device defense, and class action matters.

Mr. Miller has the distinction of trying both the longest civil and criminal trials in the history of the New Orleans Federal District Court. In 2017, he tried a six-week criminal trial involving a sprawling ten-defendant, 47-count RICO Indictment.

Additionally, in 2013, Mr. Miller spent four months in a complex civil trial involving multiple parties and claims. He was lead attorney for several high-profile and high-impact cases, including litigation stemming from the BP oil spill and the importation of Chinese manufactured drywall into the United States.

Mr. Miller’s practice also includes representing businesses and executives in a wide range of domestic and international investigations and prosecutions, and representing pharmaceutical and medical device companies. His experience includes high profile federal and state white collar criminal matters and regulatory enforcement, corporate internal investigations, RICO, conspiracy, fraud and public/official corruption related matters.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Miller clerked for the Honorable James L. Dennis of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.


  • Tulane Law School, J.D., 1996, magna cum laude
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 1992

ADMISSIONS : Louisiana

Representative Matters:

  • Represents a manufacturer in a state attorney general opioid matter.
  • Represents a manufacturer in a temperature probe litigation.
  • Represents a manufacturer in a products liability mesh litigation.
  • Represented a publicly traded metals company in mass tort actions involving facility air emissions.
  • Represented a barge operator in superfund litigation.
  • Defended a paper mill operator in 17 consolidated, environmental class action cases in connection with a large release into the Pearl River, with the matter settling prior to trial.
  • Represented the operator of oil and gas platforms in a criminal plea agreement involving charges brought under the Clean Water Act.

Professional Honors & Activities:

  • Member – Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member – American Bar Association
  • Member – Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
  • Fellow – International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL)


  • Tulane Law School, J.D., 1996, magna cum laude
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 1992

ADMISSIONS : Louisiana


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