Courtney Miller is a partner at HWG LLP, where she enjoys a diverse practice focusing on legal ethics and professional responsibility. Ms. Miller represents lawyers in disciplinary investigations and counsels lawyers on a variety of ethical issues, including the unauthorized practice of law, bar admissions, fee disputes, partner disputes, and choice-of-law questions. She teaches legal ethics CLEs for D.C., Maryland, and Virginia and is actively involved with the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. She has litigated cases involving attorney ethics issues in administrative proceedings, state and federal trial court, state and federal appellate court, and immigration court.

Ms. Miller also represents clients in telecommunications matters, government investigations, and civil litigation. She maintains an active pro bono practice, assisting clients on a broad range of matters. Her pro bono experience includes cases involving criminal defense, protest/assembly rights, unemployment benefits, housing rights, and sexual orientation discrimination.

Ms. Miller clerked for the Honorable Catharine F. Easterly of the D.C. Court of Appeals and summered as a Law & Policy Fellow for the National LGBTQ Task Force. She earned a B.A. summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis, and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she published a Note entitled “Spiritual But Not Religious”: Rethinking the Legal Definition of Religion. Ms. Miller has a particular interest in the intersection of religious liberty and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender.