Lance Miller is admitted to practice in New York and California. His principal areas of practice are commercial, retailing and distribution, venture capital, cross-border mergers and acquisitions and financings.

His experience includes working with financial institutions and funds throughout Asia, Latin America and the US. He is widely recognized for his work in corporate and commercial matters involving branded apparel and accessories, electronic goods, medical devices, consumer products, power, telecommunications, advertising and downstream petrochemicals. Prior to joining DLA Piper in October 2005, he was the Southeast Asia Managing Partner for Coudert Brothers LLP in charge of Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia.

Lance has been recognised as a leading lawyer in Japan by Chambers Asia Pacific for Corporate/M&A, Japan, since 2012. Lance has been described by Chambers Asia Pacific 2013, as a "very smart and hands-on lawyer, with highly effective negotiation skills and a keen awareness of Japanese business conventions." He won the Lawyer Monthly award for "Corporate & Commercial Lawyer of the Year 2013" in Japan. Chambers Asia Pacific in 2015 described him as "time, cost and value-conscious…reliable and responsive", in 2017 as having a "great understanding of client expectations", in 2018 as having "commercial knowledge of what to do and his local insight" and in 2019 praised "his communication skills as well as his understanding of the commercial reality and the nature of issues is very impressive."