Jeffrey D. McMillen advises clients on federal tax and pension policy matters.
Before joining Akin Gump, Mr. McMillen was the staff director of the House Ways and Means Committee's Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, where he served under Committee Chairman Bill Thomas (R-CA) and Subcommittee Chairman Jim McCrery (R-LA). During the course of his tenure with the Committee, Mr. McMillen assisted in drafting the Energy Tax Policy Act of 2003, in developing the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief and Reconciliation Act of 2003, and in crafting the American Competitiveness Act of 2002 and the Community Solutions Act of 2001. Previously, he served on the staff of the Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight. Before joining the government, Mr. McMillen was the tax counselor for the 3,000-member American Electronics Association.
Mr. McMillen received his B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1989, his J.D. in 1994 from the Washington University School of Law, where he was the articles editor of the Washington University Law Quarterly, and his LL.M. in taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2000. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar.more » « less