Reesa F. Miles

Reesa Miles graduated magna cum laude from Boston University where she majored in History, Political Science, and Social Studies Education. She graduated from Teachers College, Columbia University where she received her Master of Arts in "Politics and Education." She graduated cum laude from St. John's University School of Law in 2013, where she served on the St. John's Law Review. Her Note on internet student speech was published in 2013 in the Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal. Since graduating law school, Ms. Miles has represented numerous school districts and other municipalities in the areas of education and labor law. She has represented public-sector employers in court proceedings, collective bargaining, suspension and residency hearings, labor arbitrations, Civil Service Law Section 75 and Education Law Section 3020-a disciplinary proceedings, matters before the New York State Public Employment Relations Board, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Division of Human Rights, and the New York State Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board. She has also negotiated complex technology agreements, including software licensing, SaaS, market data, and professional services agreements for industry-leading clients in a wide range of industries, including insurance, technology, healthcare, retail, wealth and investment management and financial services.

Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Ms. Miles interned with a firm representing school districts as well as with the in-house counsel for a school district. She also interned with Judge Viktor V. Pohorelsky of the Eastern District of New York and participated in the Child Advocacy Clinic where she represented children in Queens Family Court abuse and neglect proceedings. Prior to law school she was an education intern with the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.

Bar Admissions:

  • New York State Bar
  • New Jersey State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • District of Columbia Bar



  • Defamation is More than Just a Tort: A New Constitutional Standard for Internet Student Speech, BYU Educ. & L.J. (Winter 2013)
  • Ringing the Bell for Tinker, Nassau Lawyer, (October 2015)