Miller & Chevalier Elects Three New Members


Washington, D.C., January 7, 2013 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered announced today that it has elected three new Members. Laura Billings practices in the area of white collar criminal defense; Steven R. Dixon focuses on federal income taxation issues; and David T. Hardin handles complex international trade matters before various U.S. agencies and courts.

"We are pleased to welcome Laura, Steve and David to the firm’s membership," said Anthony F. Shelley, Chair of Miller & Chevalier. "Their election as Members recognizes these talented lawyers' significant skills, contributions to the firm, and continued dedication to Miller & Chevalier’s global client base."

Laura Billings practices in the area of white collar criminal defense, with particular emphasis on complex financial crimes. She has broad experience in internal and congressional investigations, particularly those relating to criminal tax, economic sanctions and export controls, anti-money laundering, and the FCPA. Before joining the firm, Ms. Billings served for nine years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where her work focused on financial investigations conducted in partnership with federal and international law enforcement and regulatory entities. Ms. Billings holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Duke University.

Steven R. Dixon practices in the area of federal income taxation with a focus on tax litigation and controversy. Mr. Dixon has represented clients in trials at the U.S. Tax Court and in federal district court. He has also represented clients before the IRS. Mr. Dixon’s tax work has involved a broad range of issues, including tax accounting, basis and valuation, abandonment losses, transfer pricing, interest netting, statutes of limitations, the validity of Treasury Regulations, and the deductibility of settlement payments. He holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, an M.A. (Philosophy) from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and a B.A. (Philosophy), magna cum laude, from the University of Toledo.

David T. Hardin focuses his practice on international trade matters before various U.S. agencies and courts, concentrating on export control and sanction matters that companies and individuals face in conducting business outside the United States or with non-U.S. persons in the United States. He has extensive experience with business and legal issues arising under the EAR, ITAR, and the U.S. sanctions laws administered by OFAC. Mr. Hardin holds a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School, and a B.A., with academic distinction, from George Mason University.

About Miller & Chevalier

Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, D.C. law firm with a global perspective and leading practices in tax, employee benefits (including ERISA), international law and business, white collar and internal investigations, complex litigation, and government affairs. For more information on the firm, visit


Anthony Shelley, Chair, Miller & Chevalier, 202-626-5924
Laura Miller, Media Relations, Greentarget, 312-252-4104

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