Miles is a partner in the Los Angeles office of the global law firm of DLA Piper. His practice is holistic in the entertainment, music, media, and sports arenas in that he serves as counsel to a variety of entertainment and media entities, major multinational companies, and high-profile individuals like celebrities, recording artists, and athletes, in both dispute resolution matters and in talent-related entertainment transactions. Representative clients include Rihanna, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, as well as film, television, and social media talent. Miles earned his law degree at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and his B.A., also from the University of California, Berkeley, in Political Science.
Miles also has an active pro bono practice. He is on the National Board of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and has worked to protect voting rights since 2004. Miles has also done work for and has been actively involved in the Los Angeles Urban League on various matters related to community empowerment and on local, state and national foster care issues as a board member of the John Burton Advocates for Youth, Peace4Kids and A Sense of Home.
Miles served two years as a volunteer in the United States Peace Corps in Ecuador between undergraduate and law schools.
Miles was born and raised in Sacramento, and for several years in the 1970’s and 80’s, he was in the foster care system and lived in the Sacramento Children’s Home.