Scott E. Galbreath, J.D., LL.M (Tax)

Scott E. Galbreath, J.D., LL.M (Tax): Attorney with Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP


Sacramento Chapter of National Institute of Pension Administrators, Member, Board of Directors (2013-present); Sacramento Chapter of Western Pension & Benefits Council, Program Chair, (2016-2017, 2013-2014); President (2009-2011); Member, Board of Directors (2008-present); Western Pension & Benefits Council, Member, Governing Board (2011-2013); Member, Program Committee, 2014 Western Benefits Conference (2014); Sacramento County Bar Association Tax Section, Chair (2010-2011); Appointed Adjunct Professor, John Marshall Law School Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits (2007); Chicago Bar Association Employee Benefits Committee, Secretary (2007-2008); CBA Employee Benefits Committee’s Executive Compensation Subcommittee, Chair (2006-2007); CBA Employee Benefits Committee’s ERISA Litigation Subcommittee, Chair (2004-2005); Named in Sacramento Magazine's Top Lawyers List, Employee Benefits (2015-2016); Recognized as an Illinois Leading Lawyer in Employee Benefits by Leading Lawyer Network (2007); IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Bar & Gavel Society Award (1986)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Employee Benefits
  • Executive Compensation
  • Corporate Law
  • Nonprofit Organizations Law
  • Employee Benefit Taxation

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois, B.A., With high honors, 1983
Law School Attended:
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, J.D., 1986; IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, LL.M. (Tax), With honors, 1991
Year of First Admission:
2008, California; 1986, Illinois

Sacramento County Bar Association, Business, Labor and Employment, and Tax Law Sections; Chicago Bar Association, Taxation Committee’s Exempt Organization Division, Chair (1996-1997); Chicago Bar Association, Trade & Professional Associatios Law Committee, Chair (1991-1992); Sacramento Chapter of National Institute of Pension Administrators; Sacramento Chapter of Western Pension & Benefits Council.

( California Certified Tax Specialist )

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Sacramento, California

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