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Sam Scott Miller


SAM MILLER, American Lawyer, Partner of ORRICK, HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE, specializing in the field of; Santa Clara University (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1989). Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Law. Comments Editor, Santa Clara Law Review, 1988-1989.


Miller, Sam Scott was born on July 26, 1938 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Son of Percy Vernon and Mildred Lois (MacDowell) Miller.


Bachelor, Michigan State University, 1960. Juris Doctor, Tulane University, 1964. Master of Laws, Yale University, 1965.


Associate Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York City, 1965-1968. Senior counsel Investors Diversified Services, Minneapolis, 1968-1973. Partner Ireland Gibson Reams & Miller, Memphis, 1973-1974.

General counsel Paine Webber Group, Incorporated, New York York City, 1974-1987, senior vice president, 1976-1987. Partner Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, 1987—2009. Adjunct professor New York University Law School, 1986-1990.

Visiting lecturer Yale Law School, 1980-1985, Institute International Economics and Trade, Wuhan, China, 1983, University California, 1986. Trustee Omni Mutual, Inc., 1988-1990, ombudsman Charles Schwab & Company, since 1991.


  • Bar: Louisiana 1965, New York 1966, Minnesota 1969.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor-in-chief: Tulane Law Rev, 1964-1965. Board editors Securities Regulation Law Journal, since 1982.


Board directors Guthrie Theatre Foundation, Minneapolis, 1971-1974, Direct Edge Exchange, since 2010, Minnesota Opera Company, 1971-1974, Yale University Law School Fund., 1981-1991. Board governors Investment Company Institute, 1980-1987, deans council, Tulane Law School, since 2004, advisory council Atlantic Legal Foundation, since 2008. Fellow Foreign Policy Association.

Member American Bar Association (chairman subcommittee market regulation 1985-1993, vice chairman committee federal regulation securities 1995-1998, chairman subcommittee electronic communications 1999-1902), Association Bar City New York (treasurer and member executive committee 1994-1996, chairman broker-dealer investment company and regulations subcommittee 1982-1983), International Bar Association, Securities Industry Association (chairman federal regulation committee 1976-1978), Down Town Association, Knickerbocker Club, Order of Coif, Omicron Delta Kappa.


Married Mary Harrison FitzHugh, May 10, 1969.

Percy Vernon Miller

Mildred Lois (MacDowell) Miller

Mary Harrison FitzHugh