Peter Muhic is a partner at The Miller Law Firm. Mr. Muhic concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation and consumer class actions.
Peter is an accomplished trial lawyer who represents clients in sophisticated litigation throughout the country. He has tried cases to verdict in seven states. In addition to individual actions, he has served as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous nationwide class and collective actions representing consumers, employees, retirement plan beneficiaries and/or institutional investors obtaining hundreds of millions of dollars in relief from lending institutions, insurers and other corporate wrongdoers.
Peter was formerly a partner of Cozen O’Connor, an AM Law 100 law firm based in Philadelphia, where he spent more than a decade honing his litigation and trial skills in a vast array of cases before moving on to partnership at some of the nation’s premier securities and class action law firms where he has prosecuted complex ERISA, FLSA, RICO, fiduciary, products liability, and other statutory and common law causes of action.
Peter has developed strong relationships with attorneys around the country who respect his counsel and regularly seek to partner with him on complex matters.
Board of Trustees of the Buffalo Laborers Security Fund, Welfare Fund and Welfare Staff Fund v. J.P. Jeanneret Associates, Inc., et al., Case No. 09 Civ. 8362 (S.D.N.Y.). Claims on behalf a class of ERISA trustees against investment advisors in connection with investment in Bernard L. Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, resulting in a combined settlement valued in excess of $219 million.
Transatlantic Holdings Inc, et al. v. American International Group, et al (AAA Case No. 50 148 T 00376 1 0). Assisted in obtaining a $75 million binding arbitration award in connection with claims that American International Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries breached their fiduciary and contractual duties and committed fraud in connection with the administration of their securities lending program.
Successfully represented many classes of employees in wage and hour actions, resulting in tens of millions of dollars of wages being recovered, including: In re: Staples, Inc. Wage & Hour Emp’t Practices Litig., MDL No. 2025 (D.N.J.) ($42,000,000.00 settlement); and Hickton v. Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co., MDL No. 2056 (W.D. Pa.) ($7,750,000 settlement); In re: Foot Locker Inc., Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Wage and Hour Litigation, MDL No. 2235 (E.D. Pa.) ($7.1 million settlement).
- Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1994
- Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1994
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- U.S.D.C. of Colorado
- U.S.D.C. of Northern District of Illinois
- U.S.D.C. of Eastern District of Michigan
- U.S.D.C. of New Jersey
- U.S.D.C. of Northern District of Ohio
- U.S.D.C. of Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S.D.C. of Middle District of Pennsylvania
- U.S.D.C. of Eastern District of Wisconsin
Peter received his juris doctorate, with honors, from Temple University, Beasley School of Law, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he served as managing editor of the Temple Law Review and also was a member of the Moot Court competition team. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University where he had a dual major in finance and marketing and was a Maxwell School of Citizenship scholarship recipient.