Paul Millus is a Member to Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. and practices in the Litigation and Employment Law Departments located in both Meyer Suozzi’s Garden City, Long Island and New York City Office. Mr. Millus has been involved in all aspects of state and federal litigation throughout his legal career handling a variety of litigated matters from inception, motion practice, trial and appeals. Mr. Millus has tried both jury and non-jury matters dealing with a wide range of issues from civil rights, commercial, constitutional, real estate, employment, tort and Surrogate’s Court matters. If the matter needs to be tried before a judge or a jury in state or federal court, Mr. Millus stands ready to do so in almost any area of the law. Mr. Millus regularly provides advice to employers and employees concerning their rights and obligations in the workplace including consultation on employee handbooks, HR training, discrimination policies, FMLA, FLSA, employment contracts, wage and hour concerns and all manner of workplace issues.
Successfully represented multiple Long Island municipalities in upholding the constitutionality of a variety of Town Ordinances
Obtained favorable resolutions for several corporate clients who were subjected to claims by plaintiffs who claimed that the clients’ building violated the ADA
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Mr. Millus began his litigation career as a former Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York from 1987 through 1989. There he worked with elite attorneys representing the U.S. Government in commercial matters; false claims act cases, civil forfeiture to name a few. He joined the firm of Snitow & Pauley in 1989 and became a partner in Snitow & Cunningham LLP in 1998 which became known as Snitow Kanfer Holtzer & Millus LLP. Mr. Millus has represented many municipalities on Long Island including the Towns of Brookhaven, Hempstead, and North Hempstead, the City of Long Beach, and the Counties of Nassau and Suffolk trying numerous cases in state and federal courts. He continued to successfully represent municipalities throughout Long Island as a partner in addition to expanding his private client base.
Mr. Millus is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell which is the highest level of professional excellence and ethics and confirms that Mr. Millus is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity in the practice of law. Mr. Millus has also been named as a “Super Lawyer” in the 2010, 2014, 2015 and 2016 editions of “Super Lawyers” magazine in its Corporate Counsel Edition for Top Attorneys in Employment and Labor Law.
Mr. Millus is active with various bar organizations in and around New York City and Long Island. He is the Former Chair of the Federal Courts Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association, a Master , Executive Board Member and past President of The Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court and a member of the Eastern District Association of former Assistant and Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys. Mr. Millus also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Touro Law Center teaching Sales. Mr. Millus has lectured on cutting edge issues affecting the Bar focusing on employment law, federal practice, trial practice and civil rights law for the Nassau County Bar Association, Lorman Continuing Legal Education, the New York City Bar Association and Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court.
Mr. Millus has written extensively on many aspects of the law publishing articles in the New York Law Journal, Nassau Lawyer, Suffolk Lawyer and New York State Bar Journal. Recent publications include:
Author, “Overtime — Times Two,” Nassau Lawyer, January 13, 2017
Author, “The All too Soon Passing of an Artist,” The Gateway, December 14, 2016
Author, “The Evolving Joint Employer Concept and the NLRB,” New York Stat Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Journal, November 11, 2016
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