Sheila A. Millar, a partner with the law firm of Keller and Heckman LLP, counsels corporate and association clients on regulatory compliance and public policy issues. She often appears before federal, state and international legislative and regulatory bodies.
Ms. Millar advises clients on an array of advertising, labeling, marketing and privacy issues. She assists clients on claims and claim substantiation development and reviews. Ms. Millar’s extensive experience in privacy, data security and cybersecurity matters includes advising clients on privacy policies, data access procedures, trans-border data flows, privacy and data protection impact assessments, and data breach response procedures. She assists clients on digital media issues, helping them develop social media, blogging and user-generated content policies, as well as advertising technology and online behavioral advertising issues. Ms. Millar also works with clients to navigate the array of federal and state requirements governing contests and sweepstakes, and advises on gift and loyalty cards, coupons and rebates.
Ms. Millar also counsels consumer product and industrial manufacturers, distributors and retailers on risk management and product safety strategies, including issues related to connected products such as toys, appliances, fitness products, and medical devices.
She represents clients on advertising and privacy matters before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the National Advertising Division (NAD), and the Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU), as well as in connection with investigations by state regulatory bodies and Attorneys General. Ms. Millar also advises on compliance with laws administered by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), as well as green chemistry and other product safety laws.
Ms. Millar is a vice chair of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Marketing and Advertising Commission, and chairs its Working Group on Sustainability and is a long-time advocate for advertising and privacy and self-regulation. Ms. Millar is a frequent speaker and author.