Emanuel (Manny) McMiller helps companies resolve and manage disputes in litigation, partnering with clients’ to achieve their business goals and avoid business disruption. Honing his skills as part of a 250-attorney litigation team, he is a key member of the global litigation team and provides critical on-the-ground litigation support in a key jurisdiction.

Coronavirus Resource Center

Manny is a significant contributor to the Faegre Drinker Coronavirus Resource Center, coordinating a team of over 30 professionals tracking government actions related to the pandemic across the United States, Canada and U.K. He has also been an instrumental resource internally, tracking and updating colleagues across service and industry groups on topics such as price gouging, remote notarization and other COVID-19 related state actions.

Past Experience

Manny previously spent two summers at the firm as a summer associate. He researched and drafted various documents for legal issues related to products liability, business litigation, labor and employment, insurance, government advocacy, and finance and restructuring. 

During law school, Manny also researched legal issues, wrote memoranda, drafted deeds and resolutions, and reviewed and updated departmental policies and procedures as part of his role as a legal extern with the City of South Bend Legal Department. Additionally, he served as President of the Notre Dame Space Law Society. Prior to law school, he served as a legal assistant with a personal injury firm in West Palm Beach, Florida.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida


Notre Dame Law School
J.D. (2019)

Williams College
B.A. in Political Science, Williams College Law Journal (senior editor) (2014)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Indiana Commercial Court
    Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, American Bar Association, 2020

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • National Bar Association
  • Marion County Bar Association
  • Notre Dame Lawyers Committee of Indianapolis

Civic Activities

  • Reach for Youth Teen Court — Volunteer Judge, October 2020 - present
  • Marion County Election Board — Inspector Hotline Operator, June 2020 - present
  • The Emanuel McMiller Scholarship for Higher Education — Scholarship Committee Member, March 2016 - present


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020 
  • University of Notre Dame Law School The Victor Hedberg Presidential Law Fellowship, 2019
  • University of Notre Dame Law School The Jon E. Krupnick Award for Excellence in the Area of Trial Advocacy, 2019
  • University of Notre Dame Law School Moot Court Trial Team, 2017-19 
  • Faegre Baker Daniels Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2018
  • Faegre Baker Daniels Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship, 2018
  • Williams College The Cornelius Lansing Hays, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, 2014
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