Attorney Alec MillerPhone: (312) 494-1000
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Alec has more than twenty years of experience offering his expertise in all areas of the corporate and entertainment sectors. He has advised senior management of a $1.5 billion corporation and drafted complex agreements on issues involving employment law, real estate, strategic alliance, equipment leasing, compliance with state and federal antitrust and anti-kickback statutes, intellectual property acquisition and portfolio management, licensing, marketing, e-commerce and general business issues of day-to-day transactions.

In the entertainment sector, Alec has critical access to key players and has negotiated contracts with numerous global media and production companies involving theatrical productions, front money financing agreements, underlying rights acquisitions, recording contracts, producer agreements and joint ventures.

Alec also has experience in intellectual property litigation, having represented clients in Federal court and in matters involving the US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

As both a private firm attorney and former general counsel, Alec brings a depth of business knowledge necessary to provide top-notch, practical guidance reflective of a client’s overall business strategy and goals. 

Position

Partner

Areas of Practice

Antitrust

Business Transactions

Corporate

Entertainment & Media

Intellectual Property & Licensing

Litigation

Admitted

Illinois State Bar, 2003

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Education

Valparaiso University School of Law, Indiana, 2003

Juris Doctor

Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1992

Bachelor of Arts

Recognitions/Presentations

Selected as “Illinois Super Lawyer”

Horizontal Mergers in Media Companies

California Labor Code Section 2855 and its Recording Contracts

Intellectual Property in the Construction Industry

Intellectual Property Basics

The Theatre Business

The Business and Legal Aspects of a Theatrical Production 

Legal Affiliations

American Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association

Other Associations

ASCAP

Chicago Dramatists

Lawyers for the Creative Arts

Theatre Communications Group