Vanessa Scott is Health Policy and Tax Counsel for HR Policy Association and a partner with Sutherland's Washington Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation group. In her role with HR Policy Association, she provides legal advice on range of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), federal tax and ERISA matters. Her practice also involves representing large employers before the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services, and she has testified before members of Congress on ACA issues. She is a graduate of Duke University and Vanderbilt University School of Law, and holds an LLM in Taxation and Employee Benefits from the Georgetown University Law Center. In addition to her role with HR Policy Association, she also serves as an advisor to the American Law Institute CLE Advisory Council on ACA issues, and is an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center.