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Attorney Thomas H. Miller

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Workers' Compensation


Mr. Miller is a litigator, concentrating his practice in handling workers' compensation claims, representing injured employees and defending employers, insurance companies, self-insureds and uninsured employers. In addition, his practice involves general insurance defense litigation including auto litigation.

Mr. Miller appears regularly before the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission and handles appellate matters before the Virginia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Virginia. He has tried cases in state and federal court throughout southwestern Virginia. Attorney Miller has lectured on topics covering workers' compensation issues across the state. He has conducted training for employers regarding safety and risk management policies to reduce the significant exposure from workers' compensation claims.

Prior to forming Miller & Webb in 2004, Mr. Miller was a partner at Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore where he was the head of the workers' compensation practice area. He is currently a member of the Southwest Virginia Workers' Compensation Bar and the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys.

In 2024, the firm name was changed to Miller & Webb, LLP.



  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1985
  • Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia
    • B.A. - 1982
    • Honors: summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1985

Professional Associations

  • Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Roanoke Bar Association, Member
  • Roanoke Bar Association, Board Member, 2006-2008, 2010-2014
  • Roanoke Bar Association, Secretary/Treasurer, 2010-2011
  • Roanoke Bar Association, President Elect, 2011-2012
  • Roanoke Bar Association, President, 2012-2013
  • Roanoke Bar Association, Participant, Rule of Law Project, Barrister Book Buddies
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, Member, 1986 - Present
  • Ted Dalton American Inn of Court, Barrister, 2006 - 2013
  • Ted Dalton American Inn of Court, Master of the Bench, 2013 - 2019
  • Roanoke Law Foundation, Trustee, 2010-2014, 2015-2017
  • Roanoke Law Foundation, Secretary, 2010 - 2011
  • Roanoke Law Foundation, Chair, 2013-2014
  • Roanoke Law Foundation, Fellow, 2014
  • Roanoke Law Foundation, Chair, You and the Law Project, 2015-2018
  • Virginia Workers' Compensation Inn of Court, Member, 2017 - Present
  • Selected as a Virginia Super Lawyer, Workers' Compensation, (2014-2015, 2020

Published Works

Representative Cases


  • Best Lawyers in America, Workers Compensation
  • Fellow, Virginia Law Foundation
  • Local Bar Leader of the Year
  • Virginia’s Leaders in the Law
  • Virginia Super Lawyer, Workers Compensation
  • Top Attorney in Virginia

Classes & Seminars

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Kiwanis Club of Roanoke, Member, 1988 to Present
  • Kiwanis Club of Roanoke, Vice President, 1997 to 1998
  • Kiwanis Club of Roanoke, President-Elect, 1998 to 1999
  • Kiwanis Club of Roanoke, President, 1999 to 2000
  • Kiwanis Club of Roanoke, Chair, Sponsorship Committee, 2007 to 2019
  • Virginia Advisory Committee for Education of Gifted, Member, Chair
  • Roanoke Youth Services Citizens Board, Member, Chair

Representative Clients


Past Positions

  • Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore, Partner, 1985 to 2010


Ancillary Businesses

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Omicron Delta Kappa

Certified Legal Specialties