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Madeline E Miller

Madeline E. Miller

Senior Counsel



Madeline E. Miller is Senior Counsel with Sloan Sakai Yeung & Wong LLP. Ms. Miller’s practice focuses on litigation at both the trial court and appellate court levels. She currently handles litigation related primarily to the defense of clients under the Fair Employment and Housing Act, writs of mandate, and matters involving the Public Employment Relations Board.

Ms. Miller has also defended clients in multiple whistleblower retaliation suits brought under Labor Code Section 1102.5 and Government Code Section 8547. At PERB, she has represented public employers in several landmark cases and in connection with more than a dozen strikes, including one of the largest healthcare strikes in U.S. history.

Ms. Miller’s practice also extends to general counsel services in connection with a wide range of issues encountered by public agencies, including contracts, the Brown Act, the Public Records Act, and the California Environmental Quality Act.

Before her current practice with the firm, Ms. Miller was an Associate Attorney at Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard, where she practiced in the area of Water Law. In that position, she assisted in litigation and regulatory compliance involving water districts, water agencies, and municipalities. She participated in administrative proceedings before the State Water Resources Control Board. During law school, Ms. Miller was a law clerk at the firm of Ellison, Schneider & Harris, where she assisted the firm in its representation of clients in California Environmental Quality Act litigation.


County Counsels’ Association of California’s 2022 Civil Law & Litigation Conference

  • Employment and Labor Law Update (with Tim Yeung)


  • Bargaining Against PERB (with Tim Yeung)
  • Union Speech: Can It Ever Go Too Far? (with Tim Yeung)
  • PERB Remedies: Fear the Unknown! (Sparks Session with Tim Yeung)


Ms. Miller provided pro bono services as General Counsel to the Board of Directors for Roseville Community Preschool, a non-profit organization devoted to play-based early childhood education and advocacy for play. Ms. Miller also served her community through her appointment by the Placer County Board of Supervisors to its Fairgrounds Revitalization Committee. Ms. Miller served on the Committee from its inception in 2014 until its successful conclusion in 2019. The Committee was formed to provide advice to Placer County on ongoing and future operations of its Fairgrounds.

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