Mike Miller specializes in transportation, economic development, water infrastructure, and environmental issues. While Mike has worked on most types of federal issues faced by local governments, his main focus and experience centers on infrastructure projects including transportation and water resources facilities. In addition, Mike has extensive experience dealing with very large and politically complex federal projects including highway construction, bridge construction, flood protection, military construction, and base realignment and reuse.
Mike has helped local and regional governments work with the federal government for over twenty years, first as congressional staff, then as a land use attorney, and for the past fifteen years as a federal lobbyist. Mike assisted one client to secure funding and technical assistance from two federal agencies to build a $140 million bridge in Northern California. Mike also helped secure legislation waiving program population requirements which allowed a client to access over $80 million in federal grants and loans to construct a new wastewater collection system and treatment facility.
Before joining TFG, Mike served as counsel to Representative Robert T. Matsui, focusing on transportation, economic development, military base closure and reuse, flood control, water infrastructure, and environmental issues. He also practiced land use and environmental law in California.
Mike received his B.A. with high honors in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley, his law degree from the College of William and Mary and his Master of Laws degree from the University of the Pacific. Mike is a Member of the State Bar of California.