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BIOGRAPHY OF TIMOTHY L. MILES, ESQ.

Personal Injury Attorney  | Nashville

Short story about Timothy L. Miles, Esq.

Timothy L. Miles is a nationally recognized securities class action and shareholder and employee rights attorney who has been leading the fight to protect shareholder and employee rights for over 20 years. Mr. Miles received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee in 1995 and his J.D. from the Nashville School of Law in May 2001, graduating third in his class, and was made a member of the Honorable Society of Cooper’s Inn which is reserved for students graduating in the top ten percent of their class. He is admitted to practice before the Tennessee Supreme Court; the United States District Court for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee and the District of Colorado; and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is a member of the Nashville Bar Association; National Trial Lawyers Association; and Harry Phillips American Inns of Court (Student Member 2000).

Mr. Miles has dedicated his career to representing working people, injury victims and shareholders in complex class-action litigation. Whether serving as lead, co-lead, or liaison counsel, Mr. Miles has helped recover hundreds of millions of dollars for workers, personal injury victims and defrauded investors, shaped precedent-setting decisions, and delivered real corporate governance reforms. Judges and peers have repeatedly recognized Mr. Miles’ relentless advocacy for underdog, as well as his unbendable ethical standards.

For example, Mr. Miles is a member of the prestigious Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers: The National Trial Lawyers Association, which is by invitation only and is “extended to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership in their respective state based upon objective and uniformly applied criteria.” The National Trial Lawyers Association explained the significance of this honor: “With the selection of Timothy L. Miles by The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, [Mr.] Miles has shown that he exemplifies superior qualifications, leadership skills, and trial results as a trial lawyer. The selection process for this elite honor is based on a multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third party research.” Further, “[m]embership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7.”

Additionally, Mr. Miles has maintained an AV Preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubble since 2014, their highest award given. The coveted AV Preeminent rating is reserved for “[a]n elite group of approximately 10 percent of all attorneys.”

The highest peer rating award is the AV Preeminent Rating. An elite group of approximately 10 percent of all attorneys holds an AV Preeminent Rating, a designation trusted worldwide by buyers and referrers of legal services. The AV® Preeminent Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process that is managed and monitored by the world’s most trusted legal resource.  AV Rated attorneys have reached the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.

Mr. Miles other recognitions include:

Publications

Mr. Miles has authored numerous published articles on a wide variety of legal topics.

Class Actions

Miles, T., (2018, Oct. 12) Cy Pres Awards in Class Action Settlements? AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/cy-pres-awards-in-class-action-settlements

Miles, T., (2018, Sep. 15) What is a Lead Plaintiff in a Class Action Lawsuit? retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/what-is-a-lead-plaintiff-in-a-class-action-lawsuit-

Miles, T., (2018, Sep. 14) Coupon Settlements Remain Acceptable Means to Resolve Class Litigation Even After Passage of CAFA?, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/coupon-settlements-remain-acceptable-means-to-resolve-class-litigation-even-after-passage-of-cafa

Miles, T., (2018, Sept. 13) Supreme Court Will Consider Viability of Cy Pres Awards Where Class Members Receive No Money?, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/supreme-court-will-consider-viability-of-cy-pres-awards-where-class-members-receive-no-money

Miles, T., (2018, June. 21) How Do I Get Paid in a Class Action Settlement? AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/how-do-i-get-paid-in-a-class-action-settlement-

Miles, T., (2018, June. 21) The Rights and Responsibilities of a Class Representative, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/the-rights-and-responsibilities-of-a-class-representative

Miles, T., (2018, June. 7) How Many Plaintiffs Do You Need For a Class Action Lawsuit?, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/attorney-guides/37075-tn-timothy-miles-1704293/guides.html?page=2

Miles, T., (2018, June. 5) Requirements for a class action notice, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/requirements-for-a-class-action-notice

Miles, T., (2018, June. 4), How do I get paid in a class action settlement? AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/how-do-i-get-paid-in-a-class-action-settlement–1

Miles, T., (2018, June. 4) What to Do if You Receive a Class Action Notice?, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/how-do-i-get-paid-in-a-class-action-settlement–1

Miles, T., (2019, June 22)) Cy Pres Awards in Class Action Settlements? AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/attorney-guides/37075-tn-timothy-miles-1704293/guides.html

Miles, T., (2019, June 22) Important Things for Consumers And Shareholders To Know About Class Action Lawsuits, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/important-things-for-consumers-and-sharholders-to-know-about-class-action-lawsuites

Corporate Takeover Litigation

Miles, T., (2018, June. 5) What is Corporate Takeover Litigation, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/what-is-corporate-takeover-litigation

Limited Liability Companies

Miles, T., (2019, March 20) The Advantages and Disadvantages of Forming An LLC, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/the-advantages-and-disadvantages-of-forming-an-llc

Miles, T., (2019, March 25) Step-By-Step Guide To Forming An LLC In Tennessee, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/step-by-step-guide-to-forming-an-llc-in-tennessee

Miles, T., (2019, March 25) Benefits to Company Owners by Using an LLC To Purchase A Home, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/benefits-to-company-owners-by-using-an-llc-to-purchase-a-home

Mass Tort

Miles, T., (2021, Oct. 30) What Is a Mass Tort?, AVVO, retrieved October 30, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/what-is-a-mass-tort-?published=true

Miles, T. 2021, ‘The Case Against 3M Combat Ear Plugs’, Union Times, October, Vol. 10 p.9., accessed October 7, 2021 from the Union Reporters website.

Personal Injury

Miles, T., (2021, Nov. 18) The Statute of Limitations, and its Exceptions, in Tennessee for Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit, AVVO, retrieved November 18, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/the-statute-of-limitations-and-its-exceptions-in-tennessee-for-filing-a-personal-injury-lawsuit?published=true

Miles, T., (2021, Nov. 6) Types of Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit, AVVO, retrieved November 6, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/type-of-damages-in-a-personal-injury-lawsuit?published=true

Miles, T., (2021, Oct. 30) Dog Bite Law in Tennessee, AVVO, retrieved October 30, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/dog-bite-law-in-tennessee?published=true

Miles, T., (2021, Oct. 30) Step-by-step Analysis of the Personal Injury Litigation Process, AVVO, retrieved October 30, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/step-by-step-analysis-of-the-personal-injury-litigation-process?published=true

Miles, T., (2021, Oct. 30) How to Prove Negligence in a Car Accident Case in Tennessee, AVVO, retrieved October 30, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/how-to-prove-negligence-in-a-car-accident-case-in-tennessee?published=true

Miles, T., (2021, Oct. 30) Stages of a Personal Injury Lawsuit, AVVO, retrieved October 30, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/stages-of-a-personal-injury-lawsuit?published=true

Securities Fraud

Miles, T., (2019, Dec. 3) Free Portfolio Monitoring Services Provides Significant Benefits to Shareholders, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/free-portfolio-monitoring-services-provides-significantbenefit-to-shareholders

Miles, T., (2018, Sep. 22) Lead Plaintiffs in Securities Class Actions, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/lead-plaintiffs-in-securities-class-actions

Shareholder Derivatives

Miles, T., (2018, June. 5) What Is a Shareholder Derivative Action? AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/what-is-a-shareholder-derivative-action–4

Miles, T., (2018, Sept. 10) What Is a Special Litigation Committee? AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/what-is-a-special-litigation-committee-

Miles, T., (2018, Sep. 18) What Is a Demand for Inspection of Books and Records Under Delaware Law? retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/attorney-guides/37075-tn-timothy-miles-170493/guides.html

Shareholder Rights

Miles, T., (2018, June. 10), What are shareholder appraisal rights? AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/attorney-guides/37075-tn-timothy-miles-1704293/guides.html?page=2

Miles, T., (2018, June. 21), Shareholder Voting Rights, AVVO, retrieved October 7, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/shareholder-voting-rights

Veterans’ Benefits

Miles, T. 2021, ‘For the Veterans®; Overview of Veterans Benefits’, Union Times, October, Vol. 10 p.14., accessed October 7, 2021 from the Union Reporters website.

Workers Compensation

Miles, T., (2021, Oct. 30) Three Things an Employee Should Do If Injured on The Job, AVVO, retrieved October 30, 2021 from https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/three-things-an-employee-should-do-if-injured-on-the-job?published=true

 

 

 

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