1300 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97201
Matthew Miller practices civil and commercial litigation, both trial and appellate. He represents individuals and businesses, and carries extensive experience litigating contract disputes, constitutional rights, regulatory matters, fraud, and intellectual property issues of all stripes. He is a registered patent attorney and handles patent, trademark, and copyright disputes. At Lindsay Hart, he handles professional defense, personal injury, and discrimination cases as well.
Matthew also carries specific expertise with appeals. He served on the outside appellate team representing the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission in successfully defending a $5 million claim against the United States for taking timber under the 5th Amendment. The Supreme Court ruled unanimously (8-0 with Justice Kagan recused) for the Commission in a significant precedent. Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States, 568 U.S. 23 (2012) (Ginsburg, J.).
Prior to Lindsay Hart, Matthew worked for Portland-area law firms and his own solo practice after spending 8 years with a firm in Arkansas litigating energy, real property, and contract matters. He graduated from the University of Arkansas school of law in 2007 magna cum laude, where he was a notes & comments editor for the Arkansas Law Review. Before law school, he earned a master’s and a bachelor’s in biology from Missouri State University, focused on bat ecology and other mammalian wildlife.