Chair and Managing Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
After more then 20 years practicing in employee benefits and executive compensation at Seyfarth Shaw, Peter Miller was named Chair in 2016. As a member of the Executive Committee since 2007 he has helped lead the firm to win numerous awards including most innovative firm for four consecutive years, in part for its diversity practices. Seyfarth is currently piloting a concept called “team mentoring,” which pairs diverse associates with a mentor and an executive sponsor. The firm also has a diversity scorecard for client matters and its own fellows program for diverse law students. Seyfarth has also been named a top law firm for women and a best place to work for LGBT lawyers.
Seyfarth was named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2016 and 2017.
Joined LCLD 2009
Highlights of LCLD Participation
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2013)
2019: Uma Chandrasekaran; 2018: Tamaron Houston; 2017: Julie G. Yap; 2016: Kwame A. Benjamin; 2015: Rebecca Woods; 2014: Nicholas J. Waddles; 2013: Jason DeJonker; 2012: James S. Yu; 2011: Laura J. Maechtlen
2019: Honore Hishamunda, Oluwafunmi Seton; 2018: Justice Barber, Nila Merola; 2017: Ephraim J. Pierre, Christopher D. Bordenave; 2016: William Hudson, Shireen Yvette Wetmore
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Annual Meeting (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Member: Peter Miller
Diversity Professional: Lauren Maechtlen
Communications: Brian Kiefer