Ron Miller has deep experience and know-how needed to guide clients through their federal compliance initiatives and the legal issues associated with ethics, lobbying and the political realm. Having served as in-house counsel to a variety of government agencies, he has navigated some of the most complex and nuanced issues related to election law, campaign finance, political action committees (PAC), government ethics, the Lobbying Disclosure Act, the Foreign Agents Registration Act and other professional responsibility matters. In addition, Ron has worked with clients on a variety of legal issues related to technology, innovation, aviation, space and defense. He has represented clients with respect to commercial spaceflight and private astronaut agreements as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew program, and other space-related issues governed by Title 51 of the United States Code. Ron has also represented airports and other aviation-related enterprises with respect to FAA programs such as the Airport Improvement Program and the Airport Development Rights Program.
With this knowledge, Ron assists clients with their federal government relations needs, including advocating for client interests with members and staff of the House of Representatives, the Senate, the Executive Office of the President, and the Office of the Vice President, as well as numerous federal agencies. Following a number of years in Indiana state government, Ron also assists clients with government relations needs in the State of Indiana, focusing on legislative and agency-related issues. Ron also works with clients involved in the technology, innovation, aviation, space and defense sectors both for purposes of government relations needs and to assist with agreements between parties or with the government.
In addition to his work at Frost Brown Todd, Ron also serves as Principal with the firm’s government relations affiliate, CivicPoint. More information about Ron’s government relations work can be found on the CivicPoint website.
Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel at the Indiana Department of Workforce Development – Served as the agency’s chief legal counsel, overseeing all aspects of agency legal affairs, program integrity, quality, compliance and ethics.
Director of Appeals and Chief Administrative Law Judge at the Indiana Department of Workforce Development – Presided over more than 3,000 administrative cases involving claims for unemployment insurance compensation and directed the activities of more than 20 Administrative Law Judges.
Director of Trial Court Management, Indiana Supreme Court – General oversight of all Indiana trial courts as well as handling special projects for the Court, including drafting and implementation of Administrative Rule 9 concerning the confidentiality of court records.
Indiana University School of Law, J.D., 1999
Western Governors University, M.B.A., 2012
DePauw University, B.A., 1989
Washington, D.C., 2019
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Governor’s Public Service Achievement Award, former Gov. Mitch Daniels, 2010
Indiana Bar Association, Member
District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
Volunteer, Children’s Law Center, District of Columbia
Volunteer, Indiana Legal Services’ LGBTQ Project
Volunteer, Indianapolis Bar Association – Modest Means Program
Former Adjunct Professor of business law, ethics, negotiation and conflict resolution, Indiana Wesleyan University
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