Vanessa A. Scott
Attorney, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law
A.B., Duke; J.D., Vanderbilt; LL.M., Georgetown
Professor Scott is a partner in Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP's Tax Practice and a member of the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation subgroup. Professor Scott...Continue Reading
Professor Scott is a partner in Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP's Tax Practice and a member of the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation subgroup. Professor Scott advises employers and domestic and international insurers on a wide range of federal tax and ERISA matters, and she is a nationally recognized expert on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance issues. Professor Scott's practice brings together her proficiency with the technical rules that govern health programs and her prior policy experience as a Congressional aide and a Washington representative for Fortune 500 companies. She frequently represents her clients' interests beforgthe federal agencies charged with implementing the ACA, including the Departments of rreasury, Labor, and Healih and Human Services, and she has testified before members of Congress on insurance matters relating to the ACA.
Professor Scott is frequently quoted in the trade press and national publications (including BtrtA, Tax Analysts, and the Associated Press) and was named a Washington Superlawyer for the third time in 2015. She serves as an advisor to the American Law Institute CLE Advisory Council on ACA issues.