Claude M. Millman
is a former Assistant United States Attorney (S.D.N.Y.) and New York
City government contracting chief who litigates complex commercial
disputes; advises clients on government procurement and contracting,
land use, and environmental issues; and handles internal investigations
and white collar defense. Formerly a partner at Proskauer Rose LLP, Mr. Millman joined Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, in 2011.
Mr. Millman came to Kostelanetz
& Fink, LLP, to lead the firm's commercial civil litigation
efforts. He has also developed its government procurement and
contracting practice and continues to advise clients on land use and
environmental matters and on dealing with regulatory agencies, such as
the New York City Business Integrity Commission.
Partner, Proskauer Rose, LLP, 2003-2011
Counsel, Solomon, Zauderer, Ellenhorn, Frischer & Sharp, 2000-2003
Commissioner, N.Y.C. Charter Revision Commission, 2001
New York City Chief Procurement Officer & Director, N.Y.C.
Mayor's Office of Contracts (now Mayor's Office of Contracts Services),
Executive Director, New York City Charter Revision Commission, 1999
Deputy Commissioner, Litigation & Rate Regulation, New York
City Trade Waste Commission (now Business Integrity Commission),
Chief, Environmental Protection Unit, United States Attorney's Office, S.D.N.Y., 1994-1996
Assistant United States Attorney, S.D.N.Y., 1989-1994
Law Clerk, Honorable William C. Conner, United States District Court, S.D.N.Y., 1988-1989
Panelist, New York City Bar, Construction Industry Investigations and Prosecutions, 2011
Panelist, New York City Bar, Representing Clients Before State and
City Agencies: Tips and Techniques for Effective Criminal Advocacy,
Adjunct Associate Professor at Brooklyn Law School, 1996-2005
Instructor at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1996
Defended a subsidiary of Watson Pharmaceuticals — Andrx - Defended a subsidiary of Watson Pharmaceuticals in a Hatch-Waxman patent infringement suit filed by AstraZeneca.
Continuum Health Partners — Continuum Health Partners - Secured a preliminary injunction against
Oxford/United's efforts to remove 1,200 physicians from their networks;
represented the client in a related arbitration.
Defeated a putative consumer fraud class action in a $40 million action — ADT - Defeated a putative consumer fraud class action in a $40 million
action concerning the shift from analog to digital alarm transmitters.