Scott McMillen is a counsel in the Firm's Chicago office with experience in US and international executive and equity compensation issues. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals and the Global Equity Organization. Mr. McMillen advises companies of all sizes in the design and implementation of their retirement and equity compensation plans, including securities law compliance, tax compliance, data privacy, exchange control and labor law issues. He also advises clients on the effects of mergers, reorganizations, spin-offs or other corporate adjustments in relation to their equity programs. Additionally, he has substantial experience in US domestic compensation issues, with particular focus on Section 409A and Section 457A of the US Internal Revenue Code. He represents some of the largest companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries.