About Peter A. Muhic

Peter Muhic is Of Counsel to The Miller Law Firm. He 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.

Representative Matters

Board of Trustees of the Buffalo Laborers Security Fund, Welfare Fund and Welfare Staff Fund v. J.P. Jeanneret Associates, Inc., et al., No. 09 Civ. 8362 (S.D.N.Y.). Prosecuted claims on behalf a class of ERISA trustees against investment advisors in connection with investments 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. 50148T0037610). Obtained 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.

Recovered tens of millions of dollars of wages on behalf of classes of employees in wage and hour actions, including: Weirbach v. The Cellular Connection, No. 5:19-cv-05310 (E.D.Pa.) ($2.4 million 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); Hickton v. Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co., MDL No. 2056 (W.D. Pa.) ($7,750,000 settlement); In re: Staples, Inc. Wage & Hour Emp’t Practices Litig., MDL No. 2025 (D.N.J.) ($42,000,000.00 settlement).

Community Involvement

Peter is a past Board Member of the SeniorLAW Center in Philadelphia and was honored for his outstanding commitment to the organization. Peter also is a past recipient of the White Hat Award for exceptional pro bono contributions to the Legal Clinic for the Disabled, a non-profit organization serving the needs of the disabled in Philadelphia. In addition, he has coached numerous youth sports teams in his local area.

Professional Activities

Peter has long served as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia, PA, where he conducts settlement conferences between parties prior to trial.