Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis Promotes Adrienne Fowler, Stephen Miller, and Henry Shi to Partner
WASHINGTON, DC – December 20, 2016 – Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP today announced that Adrienne E. Fowler, Stephen W. Miller, and H. Henry Shi have been promoted to partner. The three new partners have already made considerable contributions to their respective practice areas and are expected to be key players in the firm’s growth.
“Adrienne, Steve, and Henry are exceptional assets for our clients,” said Scott Blake Harris, the Chairman of Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis. “Each brings remarkable expertise, diligence, and talent to the table.”
Ms. Fowler represents technology and telecommunications clients in regulatory matters, government investigations, and litigation involving consumer privacy, cybersecurity, law enforcement access to customer information, the accessibility of technology for consumers with disabilities, and other consumer protection laws and regulations. Before joining Harris, Wiltshire, and Grannis, Ms. Fowler was a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Branch, where she received a special commendation for outstanding service. Ms. Fowler began her legal career clerking for the Honorable Carlos F. Lucero of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. She received her J.D. from the University of Michigan, magna cum laude, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Law Review. Ms. Fowler received her B.A. from Swarthmore College.
Mr. Miller’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, white collar criminal defense, government enforcement matters, appeals, and telecommunications law. He has authored many federal appellate briefs, including notable amicus briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court, advocating for marriage equality in Obergefell v. Hodges and defending the federal subsidies provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Prior to joining Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis, Mr. Miller clerked for the Honorable Jack Zouhary of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Prior to clerking, he worked at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, practicing complex civil, commercial, environmental, and appellate litigation. He began his legal career working at the National Center for Law and Economic Justice, a New York based non-profit organization, representing public benefits recipients in class-action litigation. Mr. Miller received his J.D., cum laude, from the Notre Dame Law School and was an Articles Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review. He received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.
Mr. Shi provides counsel to clients in communications agreements and regulatory advocacy before the Federal Communications Commission. He has also been deeply involved in commercial negotiations relating to subsea cable systems, terrestrial fiber networks, and utility pole attachment agreements. Before joining Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis, Mr. Shi served as Deputy Associate Counsel for Presidential Personnel at the White House and Senior Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, where he specialized in congressional oversight. He also worked at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, with his practice focused on internal investigations for major multinational corporations and on civil litigation. Prior to that, Mr. Shi served as a law clerk to the Honorable Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Shi received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he as an Articles Editor of the Harvard Law Review. He received his B.A., cum laude, from Dartmouth College.
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Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP is a nationally recognized communications, information technology, international investment/national security, and litigation law firm. The firm’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, investors, trade associations, and non-profit organizations. As former senior government officials, federal prosecutors, Congressional counsel, and experienced litigators, HWG lawyers advise their clients on how government decision makers think, how legal and political institutions work in the real world, and how those institutions can affect a transaction or business plan. For more information, please visit www.hwglaw.com.