Full Name
Sterling Miller
Job Title
Former Silicon Valley General Counsel & Author of the Award-winning legal blog, “Ten Things You Need to Know as In-House Counsel”
Speaker Bio
Sterling Miller has enjoyed a wide and varied 30-year legal career. He is a three-time general counsel, having served in that role at Silicon Valley-based Marketo, Inc., and at Texas-based travel industry giants Sabre Corporation and Travelocity.com. In January 2019, after leading the legal team that completed the sale of Marketo to Adobe Inc., he returned to the Dallas office of Hilgers Graben PLLC as Senior Counsel where he focuses on general corporate matters, litigation, data privacy, and special projects for the firm’s in-house clients, drawing from his long-time in-house experience.
Sterling earned his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis (with honors) and his bachelor’s degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University. He is certified in data privacy by the IAPP (CIPP/US).
He is a frequent industry speaker, including keynote speeches and presenting at South-By-Southwest. Sterling also writes frequently for legal publications including topics like artificial intelligence and the use of data analytics, and comments on cutting edge in-house legal issues on LinkedIn. He recently prepared a teaching module for Baylor Law School on the application of artificial intelligence and the practice of law.
He publishes an award-winning legal blog entitled “Ten Things You Need to Know as In-House Counsel.” He has published four books (two books for the American Bar Association, one on the history of professional football, and a cookbook). A fifth book is underway for 2021. He also consults with legal departments, facilitates offsites, and coaches in-house lawyers. You can connect with and follow him on Twitter (@10ThingsLegal) and on LinkedIn.
Sterling Miller