“Praised for his pragmatic approach to matters and problem-solving abilities.” -- Chambers USA 2016
Christopher S. Miller is a partner and member of the Leadership Team of the firm's Health Sciences Department. Mr. Miller is vice-chair of Pepper's Emerging Growth Group, chair of the Technology Practice, and the managing partner of the Berwyn office. He concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, securities, technology law and general corporate matters.
Mr. Miller regularly represents U.S. and foreign public and private companies and private equity funds in merger and acquisition transactions. He also represented private equity funds and emerging companies in venture capital, growth equity and debt financing transactions, including numerous financings of LLCs. Mr. Miller represents companies in private and public securities offerings, as well as public companies in ongoing reporting and compliance matters. He also regularly counsels public and private companies in the information technology and life science industries on general corporate matters and in connection with licensing and commercialization agreements.
Mr. Miller is an adjunct professor in the graduate program of Lehigh University’s College of Business and Economics. He also lectures regularly to private equity and venture capital organizations. Mr. Miller regularly serves on the Steering Committee for the annual IMPACT Capital Conference and the Program Committee for the ACG’s annual M&A East Conference.
Mr. Miller is a former member of the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he worked just prior to joining Pepper in 1997. Before working for the SEC, he was a commercial associate with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.