“At Miller Barondess, we believe success begins with celebrating our differences and empowering every team member to share ideas and other aspects of their true and authentic selves.” – Mira Hashmall, Partner


At Miller Barondess, we provide an inclusive and collaborative culture and believe that our differences contribute to our strengths. We are dedicated to retaining top talent and encourage our team members to bring their unique qualities and abilities to the table. We believe that partnering with clients and other organizations committed to diversity and inclusion encourages advancement toward common goals and creates long standing relationships.

Our attorneys are proud members of:

California Minority Counsel Program
Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Hispanic National Bar Association
Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
League of Women Voters of Los Angeles
National Association of Women Lawyers
Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
Constitutional Rights Foundation




Miller Barondess is honored to partner with Brotherhood Crusade, a non-profit organization that focuses on improving the quality of life for high need individuals in Los Angeles. Our partnership was featured in Los Angeles Business Journal’s June 2020 edition of The Community of Business™. To learn more about Brotherhood Crusade’s great work and to donate and/or volunteer, visit brotherhoodcrusade.org.

Miller Barondess is proud to join ‘L.A. Represents’ Pro Bono Legal Initiative, an alliance of law firms, legal aid organizations, and bar associations providing free legal counsel and representation to residents and businesses who are facing hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information on this initiative, click here.

The firm supports programs and organizations including:

Bet Tzedek
Alcott Center for Mental Health
Make-a-Wish® Greater Los Angeles
Alzheimer’s Association
Hollywood Food Coalition
LACBA Domestic Violence Legal Services Project
Volunteers of America® Los Angeles
League of Women Voters® of Los Angeles
UCLA “Feed the ER” Program
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
Inglewood Airport Area Chamber of Commerce
Navajo Nation Government Relief Fund
Navajo and Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund
Girls on the Run Los Angeles County
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles
Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce
Beauty Bus Foundation

Featured Cases

Miller Barondess, LLP Honored on Daily Journal’s List of Top Boutiques 2021

Miller Barondess LLP has been in the thick of public health debates amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the firm helped its government clients defend emergency measures on indoor dining and worship services. Miller Barondess won a published decision from the state’s Second District Court of Appeal on behalf of the County of Los Angeles. […]

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Miller Barondess Represents Entertainment Studios in High-Profile Civil Rights Litigation

Miller Barondess represents Entertainment Studios Networks, Inc. in a civil rights lawsuit against Charter Communications. Entertainment Studios is a 100% African American-owned media company that owns and operates television channels featuring lifestyle content with broad audience appeal. The channels are carried by Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, DirecTV, DISH and many other major distributors. Entertainment Studios alleges […]

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Miller Barondess Settles Litigation in Race Discrimination Suit Against Comcast

By Kevin Stawicki, Law360 – June 11, 2020 – A black-owned production studio whose discrimination suit against Comcast went to the U.S. Supreme Court reached a settlement with the cable company that includes a new content and distribution arrangement to resolve claims it would have carried its channels “but for” racial bias. Entertainment Studios Networks Inc., a company owned […]

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Articles & Awards

Mira Hashmall Recognized by Daily Journal on its 2021 List of Top Women Lawyers

By John Roemer, Daily Journal – May 19, 2021 – Hashmall, a certified appellate law specialist, represents employers in all phases of litigation, from counseling to appeals. “I love to work on challenging litigation,” she said. In 2020 she won summary judgment for Los Angeles County in a significant potential class action by 12,000 in-home […]

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Miller Barondess Recognized Among Daily Journal’s Top Defense Verdicts 2020

By Don DeBenedictis, Daily Journal – February 3, 2021 – When plaintiffs’ attorneys brought their motion for partial summary judgment on behalf of 12,000 in-home caregivers seeking up to $50 million in unpaid overtime from Los Angeles County, they might well have believed they had a surefire winner. After all, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court […]

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Mira Hashmall and Jason Tokoro Honored as Leaders of Influence by the Los Angeles Business Journal

Los Angeles Business Journal Special Report – January 25, 2021: Minority Leaders of Influence: Attorneys The Attorneys special supplement recognizes minority attorneys considered to be particularly impactful on the legal scene, while serving as trusted advisors and maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards. Congratulations to Miller Barondess partners Mira Hashmall and Jason Tokoro for this […]

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Mira Hashmall Honored by Daily Journal on its 2020 List of Top Women Lawyers

Mira Hashmall By John Roemer, Daily Journal – November 4, 2020 – Hashmall heads Miller Barondess’ appellate practice and also represents clients in all phases of litigation. Her clients include healthcare companies, commercial banks, government agencies and entertainment studios in cases involving First Amendment claims, insurance coverage issues, defamation and libel claims and employment disputes. […]

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Mira Hashmall Honored as a 2020 Top Labor & Employment Lawyer by Daily Journal

J. Mira Hashmall By John Roemer, Daily Journal – July 15, 2020 – Hashmall, a certified appellate law specialist, is a Miller Barondess partner who represents employers in all phases of litigation, from counseling to appeals. Like many lawyers, in mid-June she was still working from home as the coronavirus pandemic kept firms shuttered. “I […]

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Mira Hashmall Speaks at Media Law Conference Regarding Civil Rights Cases Before U.S. Supreme Court and Their Potential Impact on Entertainment Industry

By Martin Macias, Jr., Courthouse News – January 17, 2020 – Media law experts gathered Thursday at a conference in Los Angeles to discuss shifts and trends in the entertainment world’s wide web of legal wrangling, contract disputes and lawsuits. Attorneys, scholars and other law experts were convened by the Media Law Resource Center to […]

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“We believe that a diverse and inclusive culture is fundamental.”
Skip Miller, Partner


“We are deeply committed to building a diverse and collaborative team.”
Jim M. Miller, Managing Partner


“Our success is driven by the pursuit of equity and strengthened by our uniqueness.”
Jason H. Tokoro, Partner

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