Attorneys Archibald, Dumitru, Madison Elected As Members Of Miller & Martin Law Firm

Friday, January 11, 2019

Miller and Martin welcomed Lynzi Archibald, Michael Dumitru and Alan Madison to membership in the firm effective Jan. 1.

The recently-elected members are resident in the Chattanooga office with Ms. Archibald and Mr. Dumitru being members of the Litigation Department and Mr. Madison being a member of the Corporate Department.

“Lynzi, Michael and Alan are recognized as knowledgeable and effective attorneys who are regarded by our firm as possessing the skills to handle complex matters and they exemplify the commitment to our clients, our profession, and our community for which we hope we are known,” said Miller & Martin Chairman Jim Haley. “We are proud to elevate this accomplished group of attorneys.”

Ms. Archibald represents clients in a variety of litigation matters, ranging from contract disputes and business torts to appeals and personal injury claims. She focuses her practice on healthcare fraud and abuse litigation, particularly the defense of clients in False Claims Act, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Act litigation and investigations. She also assists private healthcare insurers with the recovery of fraudulently obtained payments, defends healthcare providers in criminal investigations and actions, and represents whistleblowers in qui tam lawsuits. Additionally, Ms. Archibald counsels clients regarding complex e-discovery issues and directs the preservation, collection, and review of sensitive and voluminous electronic data during and in preparation for litigation. Ms. Archibald earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law following her graduation from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in English and Philosophy. She served as President of the Chattanooga Chapter of the Federal Bar Association in 2016 and is licensed to practice law in Tennessee.

Mr. Dumitru is a commercial litigator with experience litigating complex commercial cases, contract disputes, claims between members of closely held companies, construction disputes and adversary proceedings in bankruptcy. He also represents health care providers in government investigations and disputes with payors. Mr. Dumitru earned his Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt Law School after graduating with a Masters in Global Studies from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Fordham University. He is licensed in Tennessee.

Mr. Madison focuses his practice on debt financing and mergers and acquisitions as a corporate attorney. He advises middle-market privately held companies in connection with strategic and financial transactions and has deep experience in representing borrowers and lenders in a range of secured financings. Mr. Madison holds a Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in History from Clemson University. He is licensed in Tennessee, and previously practiced with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP in Chicago.



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