Scott Miller is Co-Chair of Sullivan & Cromwell and a partner in the Firm’s General Practice Group. He has served on Sullivan & Cromwell’s Management Committee since 2014 and coordinates our U.S. and European practices. A versatile corporate lawyer, Scott works closely with clients on their most significant and sensitive matters, including complex M&A, capital markets, and other strategic transactions. He also counsels clients on governance matters and through corporate crises, such as internal and government investigations.
Scott has recently handled transformative M&A in the automotive, telecommunications and media/technology fields, including transactions involving special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC) and other cutting-edge matters for which he was named a Law360 MVP in M&A in 2020. Scott has twice been named a “Dealmaker of the Year” by The American Lawyer, most recently for his representation of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in its merger with Peugeot, which transformed the global auto industry. The publication earlier recognized him for taking “U.S.-style hostile takeover techniques to France” in his representation of Alcan in the precedent-setting takeover of Pechiney. He was also named an American Lawyer “Dealmaker of the Week” as counsel for Fiat in its initial investment in Chrysler as part of the government sponsored restructuring of the U.S. automobile industry.
Scott’s international capital markets work includes representing the issuer in the first privatization in Italy and the first German leveraged buyout more than 25 years ago, as well as a range of other matters in dozens of countries around the world. For his capital markets work, Scott was named Transatlantic Finance Dealmaker: Equity Capital Markets by The Transatlantic Legal Awards for advising Ferrari in the iconic carmaker’s IPO and spin off. Scott has also been recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Capital Markets Lawyers, and IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms. Scott is a trustee of the United States Council for International Business.