Sheila A. Millar: Lawyer with Keller and Heckman LLP

Sheila A. Millar

Partner
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202.434.4143

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Practice Areas

  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Antitrust
  • Business Counseling and Transactional
  • Environmental
  • Government Relations
  • Health and Safety Compliance Audit
  • Trade and Professional Associations
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Regulatory Affairs
  • International Trade
  • Privacy, Data Security and Digital Media
  • Product Safety
  • Product Stewardship, Green Chemistry, and Sustainability
 
University Bryn Mawr College, B.A., cum laude, 1975
 
Law SchoolAmerican University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1980
 
Admitted1980, District of Columbia; U.S. Supreme Court
 
Memberships 

Membership

National Roster of Neutrals for the Commercial Panel of the American Arbitration Association
Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) Advisory Board

 
Biography

Sheila Millar joined Keller and Heckman in 1980. Ms. Millar counsels corporate and association clients on advertising, privacy, product safety, and other public policy and regulatory compliance issues.

Ms. Millar counsels clients on advertising issues, working on policy questions, as well as claims and advertising challenges. She helps clients develop privacy policies, data security and access procedures, manage trans-border data flows and create training programs. She also works with clients to navigate the array of federal and state requirements related to contests and sweepstakes. Ms. Millar has special expertise in all issues related to the sale, advertising and marketing of children's products, and has appeared at Federal Trade Commission (FTC) workshops on advertising literacy and children's privacy.

Ms. Millar counsels clients on risk management and product safety strategies, as well as on compliance with Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) requirements, including new requirements under the Consumer Product Safety Improvements Act (CPSIA), green chemistry and other product safety laws. Ms. Millar's environmental regulatory expertise includes ozone depletion, global warming, clean air matters, energy use and green claims.

Ms. Millar chairs the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Marketing and Advertising Commission Working Group on Sustainability and has represented the ICC at international intergovernmental meetings on environmental marketing. She is a frequent speaker at conferences on product safety, advertising law and environmental regulation, and has authored many articles. Ms. Millar is AV PreeminentTM Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

News

Jul 31, 2008 CPSC Reauthorization Legislation Expected To Pass
Aug 04, 2008 FTC Issues Report on Marketing Food to Children and Adolescents
Apr 20, 2009 Partner Sheila Millar Quoted in The National Law Journal on CPSIA Implementation
Jun 23, 2009 Sheila Millar to Moderate Green Marketing Claims Panel
Jul 22, 2009 Partner Sheila Millar Quoted in LA Times Article on a CPSC Ruling
Jul 28, 2009 Partner Sheila Millar Quoted in Article on CPSC Says 'No' to Rhinestone Exemption
Apr 16, 2010 Partner Sheila Millar to Speak at OECD Conference on Enhancing the Value and Effectiveness of Environmental Claims
Jun 02, 2010 Partner Sheila Millar to Participate at 2010 FTC Workshop on Protecting Kids' Privacy Online
Nov 05, 2010 Partner Sheila Millar to Speak on Product Safety Developments at Retail Law Conference 2010
Nov 05, 2010 Partner Sheila Millar to Present on FTC Green Guides Revisions
Dec 08, 2010 Partner Sheila Millar to Speak on Green Claims at Sustainability Summit
Oct 04, 2010 Partner Sheila Millar to Speak at CARU - Advertising to Kids 3.0 Conference
Mar 31, 2011 Partner Sheila Millar to Speak at American Conference Institute's Food Advertising Conference
Feb 11, 2011 Partner Sheila Millar to Speak on Green Claims at FPA EHS Summit 2011
May 01, 2011 Partner Sheila Millar to Speak on Green Claims and Green Chemistry at SPE ANTEC 2011
May 24, 2011 Partner Sheila Millar to Present on Green Claims at American Conference Institute's Green Marketing Summit
Apr 07, 2011 Partner Sheila Millar to Testify Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade
Jul 20, 2011 Partner Sheila Millar to Participate in CPSIA Database: Lessons Learned Roundtable Discussion
Jul 05, 2011 Partners Tracy Marshall and Sheila Millar Discuss Privacy and Data Security in This Week's Telecom Video Minute
Sep 07, 2011 The Privacy Playbook: A Practical Guide for Businesses Slides Are Now Available For Download!
Sep 16, 2011 Keller and Heckman Pleased to Support the Consolidated ICC Code of Advertising and Marketing Communications
Nov 02, 2011 Partner Sheila Millar to Moderate Panel at Toy Industry Association Meeting
Nov 08, 2011 Partner Sheila Millar to Participate in Panel at Retail Industry Leaders Association Law Conference
Mar 06, 2012 Partner Sheila Millar to Participate in Product Ingredient Regulation Webinar
Apr 03, 2012 Partner Sheila Millar to Speak at Children's Advertising Review Unit Conference
Mar 30, 2012 Keller and Heckman Attorneys Author Article on FTC's Final Privacy Report
Apr 09, 2012 UNEP Presentation Given by Sheila Millar Featured in Daily Financial Times
Apr 10, 2012 Partner Sheila Millar Featured in Washington Legal Foundation Video
May 03, 2012 Keller and Heckman Partner Sheila Millar Appointed Vice-Chair of the ICC Commission on Marketing and Advertising
Jun 07, 2012 Partner Sheila Millar to Moderate Panel Discussion at ICC Consumer Savvy Marketing Seminar
Aug 23, 2012 Keller and Heckman LLP has Four Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America 2013
Oct 03, 2012 Sheila Millar to Speak at the CARU Annual Conference
Sep 24, 2012 Sheila Millar to Present at the Advertising Law Institute
Nov 05, 2012 Sheila Millar and Crystal Skelton will Present a Webinar for SPI Members
Nov 13, 2012 Sheila Millar to Participate in FJATA Webinar on CPSC Compliance
Nov 29, 2012 Sheila Millar to Participate in the FTC's Public Forum on Consumer Protection in the Global Economy
Feb 11, 2013 Sheila Millar Will Participate in a Panel on COPPA at the Digital Kids Seminar
Feb 19, 2013 Sheila Millar Will Speak at the Upcoming Product Safety Letter's Webinar: Flammability
Feb 26, 2013 Sheila Millar Will Participate in a Webinar with Mamie Kresses, of the FTC, on COPPA
Apr 01, 2013 Sheila Millar and Eric Gotting Authored an Article in the Spring Issue of the ABA Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee Newsletter
Jun 10, 2013 Sheila Millar to Speak at a Summit on Private Environmental Governance: Facing the Challenges of Voluntary Standards, Supply Chains, and Green Marketing
May 21, 2013 Sheila Millar to Moderate a Panel at the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) Summit
May 08, 2013 Sheila Millar to Present a Webinar for the University of St. Louis
Oct 02, 2013 Sheila Millar to Speak at the CARU Annual Conference
Sep 23, 2013 Sheila Millar to Speak at the PLI Conference: Advertising Law Institute 2013
Aug 15, 2013 Sheila Millar Was Quoted in Law360 Article on New Mobile Ad Guides
Dec 09, 2013 Sheila Millar Interviewed by Corporate Crime Reporter
Jan 27, 2014 Sheila Millar and Nathan Cardon Author Article in Compliance and Risks Newsletter
Feb 18, 2014 Sheila Millar to Present at World Federation of Advertisers European Action Group
Feb 25, 2014 Sheila Millar to Speak at ICPHSO's 2014 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium
Feb 07, 2014 Consumer Protection Alert
Mar 31, 2009 Ban on Bling? New Lead Rules May Cost $1 Billion in Lost Business; New Restrictions Impact Manufacturers, Retailers, Libraries, Thrift Stores even Church Bazaars
Jul 13, 2009 Consumer Product Safety Commission Staff Says Crystal Rhinestones Safe But Exemption Authority Limited
Aug 15, 2013 Keller and Heckman LLP has Four Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America 2014
Aug 20, 2014 Keller and Heckman LLP Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America 2015

Events

Aug 14, 2007 Privacy and Security Update
Sep 08, 2008 Food Marketing Institute Energy Conference
Sep 09, 2008 World Federation of Advertising Summit
Oct 15, 2008 International Bar Association Meeting
Oct 30, 2008 The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008: The New World of Regulation and Enforcement
Mar 12, 2009 FTC Advertising Literacy Workshop
Jul 24, 2009 Advertising Law in the United States and Europe: The Challenges Ahead
Oct 14, 2009 EUCI Presents A Web Conference On: FTC Set to Enforce Red Flags Rule Are You Ready?
Jul 28, 2011 Register Today! The Privacy Playbook: A Practical Guide for Businesses
Oct 24, 2011 Register Today! - Chemical Control Law Seminar - October 24-26, 2011
Jun 11, 2013 Registration is Closed - A Webinar on HR Privacy and Data Security: Hot Topics
Feb 18, 2014 Sheila Millar to Present at World Federation of Advertisers European Action Group
Feb 25, 2014 Sheila Millar to Speak at ICPHSOs 2014 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium
Mar 19, 2014 Sheila Millar to Participate in Product Safety Letter Webinar
May 07, 2014 Sheila Millar to Present at 2014 CARU West Coast Conference
May 20, 2014 Sheila Millar to Moderate Panel at NAI Member Summit
May 15, 2014 Sheila Millar to Present at Toy Industry Association Webinar
Sep 11, 2014 Sheila Millar to Present at Practicing Law Institute Seminars

Publications

Aug 15, 2014 FTC Urged to Investigate 30 Companies' EU Safe Harbor Practices

Aug 13, 2014 Don't Take Chances: Emerging Trends in Promotion Marketing Law that Every Sponsor Should Know

Aug 07, 2014 7th COPPA Safe Harbor Program Approved; Safe Harbor Annual Reports FOIA'd

Aug 04, 2014 FTC Report on Mobile Shopping Apps Emphasizes Need for More Transparent Disclosures

Jul 23, 2014 Privacy & Advertising Alert: FTC Dings Company for Peddling Made-in-USA Seals

Jul 02, 2014 Privacy Alert: FTC Finalizes Settlements of Alleged Safe Harbor Violations Against 14 Companies

Jun 20, 2014 FTC Cuts Down Plastic Lumber Recycled Content Claims

 
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FTC Urged to Investigate 30 Companies' EU Safe Harbor Practices
Tracy P. Marshall,Sheila A. Millar, August 20, 2014
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has received a complaint asking it to investigate thirty companies for alleged U.S.-EU Safe Harbor violations.

Don't Take Chances: Emerging Trends in Promotion Marketing Law that Every Sponsor Should Know
Tracy P. Marshall,Sheila A. Millar, August 18, 2014
We know that social media and mobile marketing offer creative and cost-effective ways to conduct contests, sweepstakes, and other promotions and spread the word about new products and services. In addition, social media platforms, like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest, enable companies...

7th COPPA Safe Harbor Program Approved; Safe Harbor Annual Reports FOIA'd
Tracy P. Marshall,Sheila A. Millar, August 12, 2014
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved the application by the Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeep Safe) as the seventh Safe Harbor Program under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The decision, issued August 7, 2014, dismissed objections by another Safe Harbor...



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