Maryland Employment Attorney

Giovanna A. Miller, Senior Associate Attorney

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Giovanna A. Miller is a passionate litigator who has dedicated her legal practice to protecting the rights of others. With significant criminal, civil and jury trial experience, Ms. Miller’s practice is focused on civil rights & employment law and criminal defense. Her employment practice has an emphasis on employment discrimination, and wage and hour cases brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and corresponding state statutes, such as the Maryland Wage and Hour Law. Ms. Miller has a diverse criminal defense practice and represents clients charged with all types of criminal offenses; however, she has a special interest in cases involving unlawful police activity and illegal searches and seizures.

Giovanna A. Miller, Senior Associate Attorney

Prior to joining Zipin, Amster & Greenberg, LLC, Ms. Miller served as an Assistant Public Defender in Maryland where she represented thousands of clients, and quickly earned the reputation of being a compassionate, skilled and zealous advocate. Before joining the Office of the Public Defender, Ms. Miller was an Assistant State’s Attorney. She has a wealth of trial experience, before judges and juries, and has handled an array of criminal matters, including violent offenses, weapons offenses, narcotics offenses, child abuse, sex offenses, property crimes and serious motor vehicle violations.

After graduating from law school, Ms. Miller was a Law Clerk for The Honorable Nicholas E. Rattal of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland.


Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
    • Age Discrimination
    • Disability Discrimination
    • Employment Discrimination
    • Family and Medical Leave
    • Hostile Work Environment
    • Minimum Wage Violations
    • National Origin Discrimination
    • Overtime Pay Violations
    • Pregnancy Discrimination
    • Race Discrimination
    • Religious Discrimination
    • Severance and Other Employment Agreements
    • Sex Discrimination
    • Sexual Harassment
    • Sexual Orientation Discrimination
    • Unpaid Wages
    • Wrongful Termination
  • Criminal Defense
    • Alcohol-Related Traffic Violations
    • Domestic Violence
    • Drug Offenses
    • Felony Crimes
    • Gun and Weapon Violations
    • Illegal Searches and Seizures
    • Juvenile Offenses
    • Misdemeanor Crimes
    • Property Crimes
    • Sex Offenses
    • Theft Crimes
    • Violations of Probation
    • Violent Crimes
  • Other Areas of Practice
    • Contract Litigation
    • General Civil Litigation
    • Personal Injury and Tort Litigation


Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia (Pending)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia



  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Maryland, College Park, B.A.


Professional Involvement

  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers’ Association
  • Maryland Employment Lawyers Association
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Association
  • The Women’s Bar Association of Maryland
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Prince George’s County Bar Association