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Sarah Nagel Miller

Partner; Agriculture Practice Co-Leader
Related Info
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Hamilton College, B.A. 

University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

Sarah focuses her practice on a range of matters in the context of business litigation. She represents individuals and local and national entities in a variety of complex contractual disputes, intellectual property, employment and other business disputes.

Sarah's experience litigating intellectual property matters includes trade secret, trademark, copyright and patent disputes.

In addition, she represents clients in a variety of employment-related litigation, including wage and hour, class action and non-compete matters. Sarah also has experience representing clients in trusts and estates litigation, securities litigation, corporate and shareholder disputes, civil rights and employment discrimination matters, construction litigation and healthcare litigation. 

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Sarah was an extern at the New York State Office of the Attorney General Environmental Protection Bureau and a judicial intern for the Hon. John M. Curran in the New York State Supreme Court, Eighth Judicial District, Commercial Division.


  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Litigation - Securities) 2024
  • Former publications editor, Buffalo Law Review
  • Former articles editor, Buffalo Environmental Law Journal
  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars, (Business Litigation) 2016 - 2021


Presentations & Events

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Erie County

Community & Pro Bono

  • Member, Board of Directors: Algonquin Sports for Kids
  • Member, Parent Advisory Board: Westminster Early Childhood Programs