Michael T. Miller



Michael Miller is a lead trial attorney and shareholder in Smith Haughey’s Ann Arbor office, where he serves as managing partner. He has 16 years of experience representing and vigorously defending hospitals, doctors, nurses, and numerous other health care providers in medical malpractice litigation and at trial.

His clients have included major academic medical centers, regional medical centers, obstetricians, emergency medicine physicians, internists, surgeons, anesthesiologists, otolaryngologists, neurologists, nurses, and many others.

Before joining Smith Haughey, Michael represented clients in a variety of litigation matters, especially medical malpractice, for a mid-sized firm in his home state of South Carolina. There he gained substantial experience in all phases of litigation, including facilitations, hearings, and trials, as well as multiple appeals in the state appellate courts.

Michael earned his bachelor’s degree from Clemson University and his Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School.

In his free time, Michael enjoys exploring all that Ann Arbor has to offer as well as spending time with his family, gardening, cooking, and traveling.


Clerk and Researcher at Wukela Law Firm, 2005

Summer Law Clerk at Southern Environmental Law Center, 2006

Attorney at Wukela Law Firm, 2007 – 2014


State Bar of Michigan, 2014

U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2010

U.S. District Court, 2008

State Bar of South Carolina, 2007


Vermont Law School (J.D., 2007)

Clemson University (B.A., 2004)


2009 Silent Footprinter – South Carolina Sierra Club

2009 Heat Is On Award – Horry Environmental Action Team


American Society of Health Care Risk Management, Member

Michigan Society of Health Care Risk Management, Member & Government Affairs Committee Member

Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge, Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

State Bar of Michigan, Member

State Bar of South Carolina, Member

Washtenaw County Bar Association, Member

Slow Food USA, Former Founding Board Member & Treasurer of the Pee Dee Chapter

Pee Dee Community Supported Agriculture, Former Founding Board Member & Treasurer

Responsible Economic Development, Former Board Member & Treasurer