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Paul Steven Miller

Paul Steven Miller is the Henry M. Jackson Professor of Law and is regarded as an internationally renowned expert in disability and employment discrimination law. Professor Miller has spent his legal career moving between academia, public service, and law practice. Most recently, Professor Miller spent the first nine months of the Obama Administration as a Special Assistant to the President in The White House where he managed the Presidential appointments and nominations process for U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Education, and many of the Independent Regulatory Agencies within the federal government. He also served on the Obama Transition Team as a member of the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission agency review teams. From 2006 to 2009, Professor Miller was the director of the University of Washington’s Disability Studies Program, an interdisciplinary program that examines the social, cultural, historical and personal experience of disability. Prior to joining the law faculty, Professor Miller had been one of the longest serving commissioners at the EEOC. While at the EEOC, Professor Miller spearheaded the development of the agency’s successful mediation program. He also served in The White House as Liaison to the Disability Community. Earlier in his career, Professor Miller was the Director of Litigation for the Western Law Center for Disability Rights (now the Disability Law Center) and taught at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and UCLA School of Law.