Scott A. Roney


Scott has practiced law for 30 years, focusing on business and commercial law and specifically compliance programs and processes.  Scott has extensive experience in the design, implementation, and operation of effective global compliance programs, serving as a corporate executive in two large, global businesses. His roles were comprised of promoting ethical and legal conduct in all organizational activities and providing legal advice on complex commercial issues.  As a corporate leader he has been lauded for identifying and evaluating critical business issues and for designing new and improved processes solving complicated compliance, ethics and risk challenges.  Scott has over 10 years of experience as chief compliance officers in Fortune 100 companies with global operations, including responsibilities for diverse risks such as anti-corruption, antitrust, international trade, environmental, workplace safety, food safety and employment.  Additionally, he has acted as counsel to numerous enterprises in the evaluation and enhancement of compliance processes, often in the context of criminal investigations. In addition, Scott has led global initiatives and teams devoted to implementation and execution of enterprise risk management and corporate sustainability.

Professional Credentials


  • Arizona bar 
  • DC bar
  • Tennessee bar (inactive)
  • Illinois bar (inactive) 


  • The University of Michigan Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Illinois State University, B.A., Economics, summa cum laude
  • Harvard University, certificate, Executive Development Program

Professional Experience

  • 22 years as in-house counsel for global organizations with focus on legal risk reduction
  • Partner in boutique firm with international practice in compliance program evaluation and development
  • Executive of publicly-traded NYSE company with international operations and responsibile for compliance globally