Robert Mills received his bachelor's degree in philosophy from the University of California at Berkeley in 1971, and his law degree from Golden Gate University School of Law in 1974. Mr. Mills founded the Mills Law Firm to represent investors, consumers, and tort victims nationwide; the firm specializes in class actions and public interest litigation in consumer fraud, securities, employment law, product liability, environmental law, and breaches of fiduciary duty involving trusts and limited partnerships.
Since 1991, the Mills Law Firm has initiated cases which have recovered over a billion dollars in cash and value for clients and class members.
In addition to his law practice, Mr. Mills has extensive experience as an entrepreneur in the business and investment arena. He founded and operated a successful development firm which refurbrished historic buildings and a securities brokerage firm, which quickly became one of the nation's largest traders of investment partnerships. Mr. Mills has also managed, underwritten, and sponsored investment partnerships, written prospectuses, negotiated acquisitions, appraised a variety of complex investment interests and has served as an expert witness in securities litigation.
Mr. Mills has published articles concerning investment, tax, consumer and class actions, and is recognized by the financial media as an authority on investment, partnership and liability issues. He has taught courses at San Francisco State University, serves as a speaker for educational and professional organizations, and has appeared on radio and television talk shows.
His extensive business experience and legal background give Mr. Mills a perspective that is invaluable in discovering, understanding, and winning complex cases involving consumer and investment fraud.
In addition to being a member at the State Bar of California, Mr. Mills is admitted to practice before many different U.S. District and Courts of Appeal across the nation. Mr. Mills is also a member of the National Association of Consumer Attorneys and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers.
Since 2003, Joshua Boxer has represented plaintiffs in employment cases and consumer class actions, winning over $40 million in verdicts and settlements. Mr. Boxer served as co-counsel in Valladares v Madera Quality Nut, whistle-blower case resulting in a jury verdict of over $25 million, one of the top 100 Verdicts of 2006. Mr. Boxer also served as lead trial counsel in Vandenberg v Santa Clara County Fire Department, successfully vindicating the rights of the Department's first female Fire Captain and winning over $400,000.
As a result of his accomplishments, Mr. Boxer was named a 2010, 2011 and 2012 Rising Star by Super Lawyer Magazine, which is a designation awarded to the top 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 in Northern California.
Mr. Boxer is a graduate of U.C. Santa Barbara (with honors), and the U.C. Davis School of Law.
Mr. Boxer is admitted to practice in all courts in the State of California, the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, and has been admitted pro hac vice to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Josh is an active member of the Consumer Attorneys of California.
Corey Bennett joined the Mills Law Firm in 2011 as an associate. He primarily represents consumers and employees in class action litigation. In his prior law practice, he represented plaintiffs and defendants in employment, business and real estate litigation.
In law school, Corey worked for the Angela Alioto Law Group and worked on cases that yielded substantial recoveries for victims of race and sex-based employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. Additionally, he interned for Rukin, Hyland, Doria & Tindall, an employment and consumer class action firm.
Corey received his B.A. in International Affairs from Northern Arizona University, graduating magna cum laude. He was a Dean’s Merit Scholar at the University of Southern California Price School of Policy, where he earned a master’s degree in public administration. In 2009, he completed his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law.
Corey is admitted to practice in all courts in the State of California and the United States District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of California.
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