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Clients choose Miller & Chevalier for many of the same reasons our lawyers come here to practice.

  • Our size fosters true collaboration, as well as a personal and focused approach to navigating clients’ legal and business issues and delivering exemplary service.
  • Clients demand a level of performance that we have been able to achieve by concentrating on a few core areas of law and policy.
  • Because of our combined federal focus and international experience, clients, including Fortune and Global 500 companies, organizations, individuals, and governmental entities throughout the United States and around the world, entrust Miller & Chevalier with their most complex matters.

Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, DC law firm with a global perspective and leading practices in Tax, International Law, Litigation, ERISA, White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations, Government Contracts, and Government Affairs. Miller & Chevalier is a top-ranked firm sharply focused on targeted areas that interact with the federal government. A significant number of firm lawyers have held senior positions in the U.S. government and have written many of the regulations they currently help clients navigate.  

Executive Committee

Kathryn Cameron


Adam P. Feinberg
Vice Chair


Layla J. Asali
Chair, Tax


William P. Barry
Chair, Litigation


Alejandra Montenegro Almonte
Chair, International

Loren C. Ponds
At-Large Member


Lawrence J. Marino
Executive Director




Administrative Directors

Larry MarinoLawrence J. Marino

(202) 626-5563

Larry Marino joined Miller & Chevalier in 2000 and serves as the firm's Executive Director. In this role, Larry oversees administrative operations and works closely with the Firm Chair and Executive Committee to implement the firm's strategy. Before serving as Executive Director, Larry worked with personnel firm-wide to ensure network and data security and improve business processes through technology as the Director of Information Systems. Larry has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Wake Forest University and an MBA and a Master's in Information Technology from Virginia Tech.

Tara DoyleTara Doyle

(202) 626-5561

Tara Doyle joined Miller & Chevalier as the Director of Information Systems in 2022. She oversees the firm's network operations, user services help desk, and security. With over two decades of Legal IT experience, she remains an active member of the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and contributes to various topics related to legal technology. Tara has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and remains a constant learner.

Sara El HashemSara El Hashem

(202) 661-6466

Sara El Hashem, Director of Legal Support, works primarily on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations and monitorships and litigation matters. She has also worked on several class action lawsuits, multi-district litigations, mediations, and pro bono cases, with experience in various state and federal courts. She is focused on e-discovery, attending e-discovery conferences and trainings in many review platforms. Sara has a B.A. from American University.

Julia MattsonJulia Mattson

(202) 661-6435



Peter MayerPeter C. Mayer

(202) 626-5872

Peter Mayer joined Miller & Chevalier in 2018 and is the firm's Director of Human Resources. He works with staff and attorneys to provide support and assistance in areas including employee relations, human resources policy, performance management, compensation, benefits design, and staff recruiting. Peter has more than 30 years of experience in human resources in a variety of industries as both an in-house practitioner and an external consultant. He has over 17 years of experience in human resources management in law firms in Washington, DC. Peter holds SPHR and SHRM-SCP designations and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, as well as a Master's in Business Administration.

Maura McCarthy

(202) 626-6076

Maura McCarthy joined Miller & Chevalier in 2019 and became the Director of Library and Conflicts in 2024. Maura manages the operations of the Library and Conflicts/Business Intake departments and provides research and reference assistance, including competitive intelligence support, to lawyers and staff.  As Director of the Conflicts/Business Intake department, she is involved in new business intake and conflicts analysis and resolution. Maura has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Ursinus College and a Master's degree in Library and Information Science from Drexel University.

Julie MerkinJulie Merkin

(202) 661-5413

Julie Merkin joined Miller & Chevalier as a Senior Business Development Manager in 2015, and became the Director of Marketing in 2020. Julie has over a decade of legal marketing experience, and previously managed inside sales teams for a professional services company. Julie has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from James Madison University.

Tammy PagachTammy M. Pagach

(202) 626-5977

Tammy Pagach joined Miller & Chevalier in 2001. She manages the firm's Accounting, Finance, and Benefits department. She is responsible for and supervises activities related to budgeting, billing and collections, accounts payable, insurance, cash management, financial analysis, and payroll and benefits. Tammy has more than 20 years of law firm accounting and finance experience. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Northwestern State University of Louisiana.

Kurt SolisKurt Solis

(202) 626-6041

Kurt Solis joined Miller & Chevalier in 1995 and manages the firm’s Records, Services, Facilities, and Food Service departments. He is responsible for implementing policies and procedures that will improve the day-to-day operations and has more than 32 years of law firm Records experience, 25 of those in management, and over 17 years of Service Management experience. Kurt is an active member of the Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA)..

Government Experience

A significant number of firm lawyers have held senior positions in the U.S. government. In many areas, our lawyers wrote the regulations that we are helping clients navigate. Our lawyers have served in:

  • The White House and the Executive Office of the President
  • Congress
  • U.S. Departments of Treasury, Commerce, Justice, Labor, State, Defense, and Homeland Security
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • U.S. National Security Council