Law School - Cumberland, Samford University (AL)
Bar Admission - 4/30/1990
Law Office Locations:
Geographic Areas Served:
All Alabama Counties, Beasley Allen also handles cases throughout the United States.
W. Daniel Miles specializes in consumer fraud and commercial litigation and has been a pioneer in these areas of practice nationwide.
Areas of Practice:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (2009)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (2000)
U.S. District Court for New Jersey (1999)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (1992)
U.S. District Court for Northern District of Alabama (1992)
U.S. District Court for Southern District of Alabama (1992)
U.S. District Court for Middle District of Alabama (1991)
Montgomery County and American Bar Associations
Alabama State Bar
Montgomery County Trial Lawyers Association
Alabama Association for Justice
The American Association for Justice
American Association for Public Justice
The American Trial Lawyers Association
Public Justice Foundation
When Dee Miles graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, he served as a Corporate Internal Auditor for Amsouth Banc Corporation (now "Regions Bank") from 1985-86. Miles then entered Cumberland School of Law where he was chosen to study "Comparative International Law" at the University Heidelberg in Heidelberg, Germany in 1988.
Dee Miles joined the Beasley Allen Law Firm in 1991 and has not only been a pioneer of consumer fraud and commercial litigation nationwide, he has demonstrated great leadership resulting in the firm's numerous record-setting verdicts for clients in many areas of law. In addition to representing clients in litigation, Miles manages the entire Consumer Fraud / Commercial Litigation Section of the firm.He is involved in every case being litigated in this section and on a national level.
Dee Miles is a proven leader in complex litigation on a national level in such cases as American General race-based premium multi-district litigation pending in Columbia, South Carolina, Co-lead counsel, GenRe Market Conduct MDL in the United States District Court for the Western Division of Tennessee, as co-lead counsel, lead counsel in the Average Wholesale Price Litigation in State of Alabama v. Abbott (73 pharmaceutical companies); State of Mississippi v. Abbott (86 pharmaceutical companies); State of Louisiana v. Abbott (108 pharmaceutical companies); State of South Carolina v. Abbott (18 pharmaceutical companies); State of Kansas v. Abbott (33 pharmaceutical companies); State of Utah v. Abbott (43 pharmaceutical companies); State of Hawaii (44 pharmaceutical companies); and State of Alaska v. Abbott (34 pharmaceutical companies). The AWP cases have led to the “McKesson Litigation” in which Dee is serving as lead counsel in: State of Louisiana v. McKesson; State of Kanas v. McKesson; State of Hawaii v. McKesson and State of Alaska v. McKesson. Dee has also been appointed by Federal District Judge James V. Selna to serve in a leardership role on the Plaintiffs Liaison counsel in the Toyota SuddenUnintended Acceleration MDL Litigation in the California U.S. District Court. This committee has the awesome responsibility of coordinating the litigation for the entire country. Dee has also served as lead class counsel in several class actions such as Robertson v. Liberty National Life Insurance Company, Gadson v. American Medical Security Insurance Company and Gouche v. Transamerica Life Insurance Company; just to name a few.
Dee Miles has involved the firm in cases on a national level. The majority of the Consumer Fraud / Commercial Litigation lawyers are licensed in two or more states. Dee has served as lead and co-lead counsel in numerous cases resulting in multi-million dollar verdicts, including the State of Alabama v. AstraZeneca, $215 million for the State; State of Alabama v. GlaxoSmithKline, $81 million verdict for the State; State of Alabama v. Sandoz, $78 million verdict for the State; State of Mississippi v. Sandoz, $38.2 million verdict for the State; State of Alabama v. Novartis, $33 million verdict for the State; Barron v. Alfa, $15 million jury verdict; Wooten v. Horace Mann Ins. Company, $12.4 million verdict; Spann v. Life of Georgia, $2.1 million jury verdict; Knox v. Alfa, $1.9 million verdict; Sewell v. Alfa, $850,000 verdict; and Hudson v. Alfa, $500,000 verdict.
Dee Miles has settled thousands of cases for clients over the years with settlement value exceeding $1 billion. He has in the past and is currently spearheading national global settlements for state Attorneys General in the AWP litigation, having so far recovered over $500 million in settlement funds for the States’ Medicaid Agencies. Dee has also pursued settlement for individual plaintiffs against this country's top Fortune 500 companies. Most of these individual settlements involve confidentiality and cannot be discussed publicly, but Dee's leadership in the consumer fraud / commercial litigation areas of law is unprecedented.