Elizabeth Frey Miller

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Elizabeth Frey Miller

Philadelphia

Tel (215) 575-4295

Fax (215) 563-2583

Bio

Elizabeth Frey Miller is an associate in the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP.  Beth has arbitrated, mediated, argued appellate matters, and tried cases, as first chair, in both state and federal courts throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland.  Beth focuses her practice in the areas of casualty, premises liability, product liability, insurance coverage, construction defect, commercial motor vehicle defense, first party homeowner’s property damage claims, first party bad faith, employment relations, and environmental, toxic, and mass torts.  Beth frequently assists insurers on claims handling practices, Pennsylvania’s insurance Bad Faith Statute, insurance fraud, and other Special Investigations Unit issues.  She also has substantial experience drafting myriad agreements required for clinical research programs including clinical trial start-up.  Beth is known for appreciating her clients’ business strategies and risk profiles while tailoring creative, aggressive, and practical solutions for issues that confront them. 

 

Beth earned her J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2002.  While attending Wake Forest, she was the President of the Public Interest Law Organization (PILO).  She also interned for the Domestic Violence Clinic.   Beth earned her B.A. in Government and History, with Honors, from Franklin & Marshall College in 1999 as a John Marshall Scholar.  Beth interned for the Governor of Pennsylvania’s Public Policy Office and, as a Sidney Wise Public Intern, worked at the U.S. Capitol for a Maryland Congressman.  She was awarded the Frederick C. Schaeffer Prize which honors the member of the graduating class who has done the most outstanding work in the field of history.

Beth is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania (2002), New Jersey (2002) and Maryland (2004), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2003), the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (2006), the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (2008), and the U.S. Supreme Court (2011).

Beth is a Fellow of Temple University's Academy of Advocacy.  She has developed curriculum and taught seminars on claims handling, general investigation techniques, and third-party litigation topics.  Beth most recently received “excellent” ratings speaking at the MAGI East Conferences in 2017 and 2018 on topics involving clinical trial contracting and negotiating. 

Prior to joining Rawle & Henderson, Beth was associated with a Pennsylvania firm concentrating in first-party bad faith and coverage litigation.  She then pivoted into the pharmaceutical/biotech industry in the clinical operation/clinical trial start-up departments of two major clinical research organization and a large biotech company. 

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • Maryland

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2003)
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (2006)
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (2008)
U.S. Supreme Court (2011)

Education

Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2002

Franklin & Marshall College, B.A. in Government and History, with Honors, 1999
  University of Edinburgh Faculty of Arts Summer Abroad Program, 1998
  John Marshall Scholar
  Frederick C. Schaeffer Prize
  Sidney Wise Intern
  Phi Alpha Theta–History Honor Society
  Phi Sigma Alpha–Government Honor Society

Professional Associations

Fellow, Temple University Academy of Advocacy