Miller & Martin Partners with Miller Center to Enhance American Manufacturing

September 03, 2015


Panel Discussion Highlights Latest "Miller & Martin Mornings: Fresh Takes On Issues That Keep Us Up At Night"

Miller & Martin welcomed the acclaimed Miller Center to Chattanooga, its founding city, to address the topic of American Manufacturing's future in a program entitled "Made in America...Again."

The event, held at the Hunter Museum of American Art, featured a discussion of the Miller Center report from the Millstein Commission on six ideas to accelerate the innovative capacity of America's manufacturing SMEs. The panel discussion featured William J. Antholis, Director and CEO of the University of Virginia's Miller Center. He was joined by commission members, including

  • Jeff Chidester, Director of Policy Programs at the Miller Center
  • Bernie Carlson, Ph.D., Chair of Engineering and Society Department at the University of Virginia
  • Jennifer Clark, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Director of the Center for Urban Innovation at Georgia Institute of Technology

In addition, Chattanoogan Dan Frierson, President and CEO of The Dixie Group and long-time Miller Center board member, participated in the panel.

The connection between Miller & Martin and the Miller Center is a deep one. The Center was founded in 1975 by esteemed Miller & Martin partner Burkett Miller. Celebrating its 40th year, the Center is one of the nation's foremost institutes studying United States public policy and applying bipartisan principles toward solutions to our Nation's toughest issues.

The "Miller & Martin Mornings" event series draws from the firm's almost 150 years of experience and a practice that spans over 35 areas of law. It provides in-depth discussions around trending topics which present challenges for those in business leadership roles and offers fresh perspectives for those thinking about certain areas of their businesses.