Heath Miller, Esq., L.L.M.
Director, ERISA Counsel
Heath is a Director with Shepherd Kaplan and also In-House ERISA Counsel with almost 21 years of experience primarily in tax and employee benefits. He is responsible for the ongoing development and refinement of the processes and procedures associated with the investment services that Shepherd Kaplan provides to its institutional clients. Prior to joining Shepherd Kaplan, Heath was a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, one of the largest law firms in the United States, where he regularly advised Fortune 500 companies and other plan sponsors regarding day-to-day and corporate event-related employee benefit issues. Heath’s primary area of focus included the tax and fiduciary issues associated with qualified retirement plans, including 401(k) plans and other types of defined contribution plans, as well as traditional defined benefits plans and cash balance plans. Heath received his LL.M. in taxation and a certificate in employee benefits law from Georgetown University Law Center in 1998, his J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 1997, and his B.S. in business administration from Illinois State University in 1993. Heath is admitted to practice in Texas and before the U.S. Tax Court.