Robert W. Miller

Robert W. Miller is a principal with Manier & Herod practicing primarily in the areas of bankruptcy law and surety law. In 2008, Mr. Miller graduated cum laude from the University of Rochester, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History. Mr. Miller received his Juris Doctor with honors from the Emory University School of Law in 2011.

During law school, Mr. Miller was the Symposium Editor of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal. Following graduation, Mr. Miller clerked for the Honorable William L. Stocks, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina.


Nothing New: Consent, Forfeiture and Bankruptcy Court Final Judgments, 65 Drake L. Rev. 89 (2017)
Abengoa Sets the Stage for Future Disputes Concerning Recognition of Pre-Insolvency Proceedings Under Chapter 15, Am. Bankr. Inst. J. International Committee Newsletter (August 2016)
Everything Old is New Again: Why the In Rem Summary Jurisdiction of the 1898 Bankruptcy Act Still Limits the Constitutional Authority of Bankruptcy Judges
, 89 Am. Bankr. L.J. 1 (2015)
Overtime for Estate Representatives Stepping into the Shoes of the U.S., 33 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 24 (July 2014)
Dialing in the Scope of Chapter 15 Relief,,33 Am. Bankr. Inst. J., 42 (June 2013.)
Fleshing Out the Skeleton: Defining the Prongs of Stern v. Marshall, 11 DEPAUL BUS. AND COMMERCIAL L.J. 1 (2012).
Economic Integration: An American Solution to The Multinational Enterprise Group Conundrum, 11 RICHMOND J. OF GLOBAL LAW AND BUS. 185 (2012).
Co-author, Rebuilding the Fallen House of Cards: The Bankruptcy Courts Should Require a Discounted Cash Flow Analysis as a Floor in Valuation Hearings to Value Mortgage Portfolios in Dysfunctional Markets, 4 J. OF  BANKR. L. AND PRACT. (2012).

Speaking Engagements:

“Circuit Splits in Consumer and Business Bankruptcy” at the ABA YLD Bankruptcy Committee Teleconference on January 27, 2015.
“Considerations for Multiple Avoidance Actions“ at the Annual Chapter 7 Trustee Seminar – Western District of Tennessee on September 8, 2017.

Reported Decisions

Collins v. Tennessee Department of Revenue, 555 B.R. 670 (Bankr. W.D.Tenn. 2016)
Hanover Ins. Co. v. Cape Fear Paving, LLC, 531 B.R. 573 (E.D.N.C. 2015)
In re Acor, 510 B.R. 588 (Bankr. W.D. Tenn. 2014)
In re Living Hope Southeast, LLC, 505 B.R. 237 (Bankr. E.D. Ark. 2014)
In re Living Hope Southeast, LLC, 509 B.R. 649 (Bankr. E.D. Ark. 2014)

News & Upcoming Speaking Engagements:

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