THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES PAUL STEVEN MILLER AS COMMISSIONER OF THE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION
The President today announced his intent to nominate Paul Steven Miller to serve as Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Mr. Paul Steven Miller, of Los Angeles, California, has served on the Commission since October, 1994. During his tenure, he has co-chaired a successful task force to develop an alternative dispute resolution program for the EEOC. Prior to his appointment, he served as Deputy Director of the U.S. Office of Consumer Affairs and in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel as a liaison to the disability community. Previously, he served as the Director of Litigation for the Western Law Center for Disability Rights, a non-profit legal services center. While there, Mr. Miller litigated all types of disability rights cases, including employment, education, transportation, and access discrimination. Mr. Miller has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, a visiting Professor of Law at the University of California at Los Angeles, and a Parson Visiting Scholar at the University of Sydney.
Mr. Miller received a B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.
The mission of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is to promote equal opportunity in employment through administrative and judicial enforcement of the federal civil rights laws and through educational and technical assistance. The EEOC has the responsibility to enforce Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and other federal laws that prohibit employment discrimination.