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 Leslie Anne Miller
Bryn Mawr, PA
Ms. Miller, an attorney, was general counsel to Gov. Edward G. Rendell, placing her in charge of the Pennsylvania Office of General Counsel, where she led a staff of more than 450 attorneys who represented the governor’s office and 32 executive and independent agencies. Prior to her appointment to the Governor’s Cabinet, she was a partner and shareholder in the law firm of McKissock and Hoffman, P.C. She was the first woman elected president of the 27,000 member Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) during 1998-1999 and also chaired the association’s first Commission on Women in the Profession and its House of Delegates and Young Lawyers Division. She has served in a number of roles with a variety of non-profit organizations in the greater Philadelphia region and has received numerous honors, including from both the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Former Governor Tom Ridge named her a Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania. She received an A.B. from Mount Holyoke College and a Master of Arts degree in political science from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. She holds a juris doctorate from Dickinson School of Law and a Master of Law degree from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.