Lecturer on Law
Jonathan Miller is Chief of the Public Protection and Advocacy Bureau in the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General. In that role, he oversees litigation and other advocacy in the areas of civil rights, consumer protection, insurance and financial services, and fair labor. Since joining the office in 2008, he also has served as both an Assistant Attorney General in and Chief of the Civil Rights Division. He was co-counsel with Attorney General Healey in Massachusetts's challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act, and helped lead a team that secured extensive consumer relief in an enforcement action against a subprime lender, following the financial crisis of last decade.
More recently, Mr. Miller's litigation docket has involved several challenges to the federal agency actions. He has participated in or overseen Massachusetts’s cases challenging the travel ban, the termination of the DACA program, regulations that would permit employers to refuse to provide contraceptive coverage to their workers and their families, the inclusion of a citizenship question on the decennial census, and several actions by the Department of Education affecting access to relief for students impacted by for-profit schools.
Mr. Miller received a B.A. in history from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.