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Peter J. Miller

T: 312 726-0440 ext. 207
F: 312 726-1448



Education and Bar Admissions:
BSBA, 1966, Roosevelt University
J.D, 1970, DePaul University
1970 Admitted to Bar of the State of Illinois
1970 Admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, member of the trial bar
1975 Admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
1983 Admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Judicial Circuit
1984 Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court

Peter Miller is a principal at Fischel & Kahn.

He has spent 45 years helping entrepreneurs bring their visions to life. Individuals and privately held business rely on him for his extensive experience at every stage of the business life cycle, from financing and operation of start-up ventures, to mergers & acquisitions, through to the sale. I also advise on estate and succession planning, as well as asset protection.

Peter’s litigation experience extends to the State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts on both the trial and appellate levels. He has counseled plaintiffs and defendants on contract disputes, trade secrets, business dissolutions, zoning and boundary disputes, as well as other business issues.

He also represents several regional banks in the negotiation and documentation of asset-based and real estate loans and has represented financial institutions as purchasers and commercial entities as issuers of revenue bonds.

Peter has guided business to success in numerous industries including:

  • Consumer products
  • Software development
  • Residential and industrial real estate
  • Construction
  • Medical
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy and recycling

He also serves as an adjunct professor of law at the John Marshall Law School, where he supervises students at the Business Law Clinic tasked with assisting entrepreneurs in the organization, formation and operation of startup ventures.

Peter has consistently received an AV-rating under the Martindale Hubbell lawyer rating system. An AV-rating means that his attorney peers have recognized Peter with their highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. He has also been recognized as an Illinois “Super Lawyer” in the areas of Business/Corporate Law, Business Litigation and Environmental Law – a distinction given to the top 5% of lawyers in the State of Illinois.


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