Full Name
Vanessa Scott
Job Title
Chief Diversity Officer & Partner
Company
Eversheds Sutherland
Speaker Bio
Drawing on more than 20 years of experience in employee benefits, Vanessa works with some of the nation’s leading companies, including global insurers, airlines and financial services organizations. She provides counsel on a broad range of issues, from comprehensive, company-wide benefit plans to the individual compensation arrangements that attract and retain key personnel. She also has significant experience advising large employers and insurance companies on ACA, HIPAA privacy, and retirement plan compliance issues. Additionally, Vanessa currently serves as Eversheds Sutherland (US)’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer.
Vanessa previously served as Legislative and Tax Counsel for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives where she specialized in financial services policy and legislation. Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland (US), she was Legislative Counsel and Corporate Secretary for the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) in Washington, D.C., where she represented the benefits and compensation interests of Fortune 100 employers before Congress, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor.
Vanessa Scott