Stephen L. Miles Becomes a Member of the Firm

January 3, 2014

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver is pleased to announce the promotion of an associate. The firm welcomes Stephen L. Miles as a member of the firm.

Stephen L. Miles represents clients in high-stakes insurance coverage and bad faith litigation as well as in complex commercial litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels across the Gulf South and Southwest. He has handled a wide range of insurance coverage and bad faith cases, including long-tail environmental pollution cases, claims for coverage under commercial general liability and excess policies, and healthcare payment disputes. His commercial litigation experience includes representing investment management companies, law firms, accountants, businesses, and other professionals in a variety of significant disputes, including cases alleging securities fraud, accounting malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, trade secrets violations, and breach of contract.

Stephen also brings experience outside the law to his practice. Before law school, he worked for several years as a management consultant in the healthcare industry, providing consulting advice to some of the most prestigious hospitals in the country. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Stephen served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Edith Brown Clement, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Stephen is active in professional and community organizations, and was recently selected as a member of the 2013-2014 Louisiana State Bar Association Leadership Class. He is also involved in the Young Leadership Council, and in both the American Bar Association and the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. is a litigation law firm located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Firm has experience litigating complex civil cases throughout the country, including all types of commercial disputes, class actions, environmental cases, intellectual property cases, insurance bad faith and coverage cases, and securities arbitrations, litigation, and regulatory matters.