In Memoriam: Harvey R. Miller '59, Bankruptcy Law Pioneer, Devoted Alumnus, Respected Teacher
Distinguished alumnus Harvey R. Miller ’59 died on April 27, 2015, at the age of 82.
Distinguished alumnus Harvey R. Miller ’59, one of the nation’s premier corporate bankruptcy attorneys who orchestrated the restructuring of major corporations, including Lehman Brothers, General Motors, and American Airlines, died on April 27, 2015, at the age of 82.
Miller was a partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, which he joined in 1969. He established the bankruptcy practice there, turning it into a model for other firms. Early on, and through the proceeding decades, Miller would be involved in many of the most notable and historic bankruptcy cases in U.S. history.