Claude M. Millman

Claude M. Millman


Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP

Recognized since 2013

New York, New York

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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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.

Background
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), 1998-2000
Executive Director, New York City Charter Revision Commission, 1999
Deputy Commissioner, Litigation & Rate Regulation, New York City Trade Waste Commission (now Business Integrity Commission), 1996-1998
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

Speaking Engagements
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, 2008
Adjunct Associate Professor at Brooklyn Law School, 1996-2005
Instructor at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1996

Contact & Links

Location

  • Seven World Trade Center, 34th Floor
    250 Greenwich Street
    New York, NY 10007

Education

  • Stanford University , BA, graduated 1985
  • Stanford University , MA, graduated 1985

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New York State Bar Association

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation

Awards:

  • Listed in "Best Lawyers of America, 19th Edition" for 2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating - 5 out of 5 - "AV" Rating, "Preeminent" in Litigation, Goverment Contracts, and Commercial Law.
  • Recognized by "New York Super Lawyers" every year since 2008 in Business Litigation
  • Elected to Fellowship by the Litigation Counsel of America, 2011
  • United States Attorney General's John Marshall Award for Outstanding Achievement, 1992

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