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Meet our Attorneys

Craig A. Miller

Craig A. Miller has distinguished himself as an expert litigator and trial lawyer in cases arising from the wrongful denial of commercial and individual insurance claims and other tort actions for more than 30 years. He has achieved numerous seven-figure results through both settlement and trial on behalf of his clients. While Mr. Miller devotes the largest part of his practice to the representation of individual and corporate clientele against insurance companies, he has had great success for his clients in complex business litigation, class action lawsuits, and physical and financial elder abuse matters.

Mr. Miller began his practice of insurance law and plaintiff civil litigation nearly three decades ago working for, and partnered with, famed California trial lawyer and insurance bad faith law pioneer, Harvey Levine. He was a partner in the law firm of Levine, Steinberg, Miller & Huver for more than 20 years.

Mr. Miller achieved one of the top 50 highest reported jury verdicts in California in the year 2016. For over 17 years Mr. Miller has earned the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell based on confidential evaluations submitted by lawyers and judges throughout California.

Areas of Practice
– Insurance Bad Faith- Commercial and Individual
– Insurance Recovery- Commercial and Individual
– Business litigation
– Physical and Financial Elder Abuse

Bar Admissions
– California
– U.S. District Court Northern District of California
– U.S. District Court Central District of California
– U.S. District Court Southern District of California
– U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
– United States Supreme Court

Education
University of Wisconsin, Madison (B.S.F.A.) 1981
Southwestern School of Law (J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence) 1984
Honors: Law Review, American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts, Torts, and Civil Procedure

Associations
San Diego County Bar Association, Co-Chair, Insurance Bad Faith Division, 2013
Louis M. Welsh Chapter, American Inns of Court
Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
Consumer Attorneys of California
Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Honors and Awards
Martindale-Hubbell, Highest Possible Peer Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards, 2003-Present.
Martindale-Hubbell, Highest Possible Peer Rating Legal Ability and Ethical Standards, Judicial
Edition, reflecting the confidential opinions of the Bar and Judiciary, 2017.

Recent Notable Speaking Engagements
Moderator, “The Judges Speak: Civil Court Litigation Do’s and Don’t’s” (annually)
Policy Limits Demands- Early Settlement or Excess Verdict, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, December 2017.
Insurance Policy Limits Demands, San Diego North County Bar Association, May 2017

Case Results

Amor Ministries v. Century Surety Co.

Verdict Amount: $8,100,000 Case Number: U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Case No. 13 CV 1441 GPC-BGS Date of Verdict: January 28, 2016 Plaintiff: Amor Ministries Defendant: Century Surety Company Facts and Background:...

Doe Plaintiff v. Roe Insurance Co.

Settlement Amount: $6,000,000 Case Name: DOE PLAINTIFF V. ROE INSURANCE COMPANY Case Settled: 10/2011 Plaintiff: Confidential Defendant: Confidential Facts and Background: Action for insurance bad faith based on Roe Insurance Company's wrongful...

City of Carlsbad v. ISOP and Allianz Insurance Co.

Settlement Amount: $6,300,000 Case Name: CITY OF CARLSBAD v. ISOP and ALLIANZ INSURANCE COMPANY Case Number: 37-2007-00072351-CU-IC-CTL Case Settled: 10/2010 Plaintiff: City of Carlsbad Defendants: ISOP and Allianz Insurance Co. Facts and...

City of San Diego v. Lexington Insurance Co.

Settlement Amount: $1,625,000 Case Name: CITY OF SAN DIEGO v. LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY Case Number 07CV-0475 DMS (NLS) Case Settled: 11/08 Plaintiff: The City of San Diego Defendant: Lexington Insurance Co. Facts and Background: On October 23, 2003, the...

Majors v. Western Home Insurance Co.

Settlement Amount: $1,780,000 (including interest during pendency of appeal.) Case Name: MAJORS v. WESTERN HOME INSURANCE COMPANY Case Number GIC 842164 Case Settled: 12/7/06 Plaintiff: Patrick and Elsa Majors Defendants: Western Home Insurance Co. Facts...

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