As a seasoned trial attorney with real-world business experience, Rob regularly prosecutes and defends claims involving commercial contracts, closely-held business disputes, leases, class actions, personal injuries/wrongful death, employment matters, and a variety of other substantive areas. Rob has significant experience litigating claims ranging in value from $10,000 to tens of millions of dollars before trial and appellate courts and arbitration panels. Rob closes advantageous deals by negotiating and drafting complex agreements to further clients’ business objectives and, when necessary, aggressively litigates claims to conclusion either at trial (and appeal) or through settlement.
Rob adds value to engagements by crafting innovative and creative strategies to help clients overcome legal and business obstacles, improve efficiencies, and add to the bottom line. Rob's professional successes include obtaining arbitration awards, winning at the trial level, successfully arguing cases before appellate courts, obtaining million-dollar judgments, closing multi-million dollar transactions, obtaining emergency temporary injunctions, and negotiating and memorializing advantageous settlements of complex disputes.
Rob has a long and successful history of achieving innovative resolutions to his clients' problems and opportunities.
His career spans from representations of some of the world's largest corporations in billion-dollar transactions and high-stakes emergency litigation to balancing budgets and meeting payroll while operating a small business. Rob has drafted pleadings filed with the United States Supreme Court, argued numerous cases, arbitrations, and appeals, and negotiated and closed complex business transactions.
Rob has been selected to the Super Lawyers Ohio Rising Stars list for 2016, 2017, and 2018. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Ohio are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Additionally, Rob has earned an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell® - the highest level of professional excellence - for 2017 and 2018.
Rob is married to the love of his life, Heidi. They are blessed with two children, Evie and Charlie. Rob and his family reside in Upper Arlington and are thankful to serve at Lifepoint Church of the Nazarene.
Rob graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2003 after graduating summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University in 2000. Rob is proud of his deep family roots in Southern Ohio, where he was born and raised. In 1996, Rob graduated as Valedictorian of Western High School in Latham, Ohio.
Rob began his career as an associate at Jones Day, one of the world's premier law firms. At Jones Day, Rob gained invaluable experience representing large corporations in matters such as real estate, leasing, mergers and acquisitions, and litigation. In 2006, Rob left Jones Day to launch his own real estate, construction, and timber companies, which exceeded $2 million in revenue in only the second year of operation. In 2009, Rob joined Murray Murphy Moul + Basil, LLC, an elite boutique firm, where he counseled businesses and individuals in transactions, litigation, arbitration, and mediation.
Robert Huff Miller 100 East Broad Street, 16th Floor Columbus, Ohio 43215
Conveniently located on Capitol Square in Downtown Columbus, Rob also serves Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Circleville, Chillicothe, Waverly, Hillsboro, Jackson, Portsmouth, Marietta, and other areas throughout Ohio.