Chris Miller

General Counsel Universal Filmed Entertainment Group

Chris Miller is General Counsel for the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. He is responsible for overseeing legal matters for all global film operations including Universal Pictures, Universal Pictures International, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Focus Features, Fandango and DreamWorks Animation.  He also works closely with the NBCUniversal corporate legal team on litigation, compliance, corporate transactions and other legal matters.

Miller joined Universal in January 2017 as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel following the company’s acquisition of DreamWorks Animation, where he was the Head of Litigation and Technology Business & Legal Affairs for almost seven years.  He previously spent over six years at MGM Studios where he eventually served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel. He started his career as outside counsel for numerous studios, networks and independent producers as a litigator at Sheppard Mullin, Akin Gump and Troop Steuber.

Miller earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Boston University School of Law, his Master of Science from Boston University College of Communications and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California.  He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children. 

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Chris Miller

General Counsel Universal Filmed Entertainment Group
   

Chris Miller is General Counsel for the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. He is responsible for overseeing legal matters for all global film operations including Universal Pictures, Universal Pictures International, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Focus Features, Fandango and DreamWorks Animation.  He also works closely with the NBCUniversal corporate legal team on litigation, compliance, corporate transactions and other legal matters.

Miller joined Universal in January 2017 as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel following the company’s acquisition of DreamWorks Animation, where he was the Head of Litigation and Technology Business & Legal Affairs for almost seven years.  He previously spent over six years at MGM Studios where he eventually served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel. He started his career as outside counsel for numerous studios, networks and independent producers as a litigator at Sheppard Mullin, Akin Gump and Troop Steuber.

Miller earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Boston University School of Law, his Master of Science from Boston University College of Communications and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California.  He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.