Jeff Miller is a seasoned and trusted finance expert. Prior to becoming a finance consultant to the legal profession in 2019, Jeff spent more than 30 years in the finance department of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, most recently leading it as Director of Finance for more than 12 years. Jeff developed revenue projection and profitability analysis, integrated departmental information systems and created diversity reporting. He was also responsible for the assessment and recommendation of the firm’s billing rate structure and alternative fee arrangement initiatives. Jeff oversaw the firm’s operating and capital budgets and expense analyses. He also interacted directly with partner leadership and provided detailed financial analyses in areas such as partner compensation, capital funding, practice and office metrics and office openings. Jeff was also the lead for the firm’s banking and auditing relationships. During his career Jeff was a member of the New York-based Financial Officers Group, an association of the senior finance officers of a number of AmLaw 25 New York law firms. As a consultant, Jeff has provided guidance to recently established firms on financial planning and viability and he has built simplified metrics to support them in their analyses. He has also provided support on integrated financial and business development projects.
Jeff lives with his wife in Bernardsville, New Jersey.