Washington, DC

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  • Direct Dial: +1 202.434.4143
  • Fax: +1 202.434.4646
  • Professional Assistants: Gaynelle Costner, Aileen Vaughn, and Hoang Nguyen, Ph: +1 202.434.4347

    Washington, DC

    1001 G Street NW
    Suite 500 West
    Washington, DC 20001

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 and for the fifth consecutive year was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 practicing Advertising Law.  She has also received the distinguished honor of Advertising Law "Lawyer of the Year" 2014-2015 in Washington, DC by Best Lawyers®.

Ms. Millar is also the Editor of the Consumer Protection Connection blog.



Practice Areas


  • Bryn Mawr College
    • B.A., 1975, cum laude
  • American University, Washington College of Law
    • J.D., 1980

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court


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


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