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Megan L. McMillan

Senior Counsel
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Megan L. McMillan is Senior Counsel for the Egypt, Iraq, and Digital Connectivity and Cybersecurity Partnership (DCCP) portfolios at the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of the General Counsel. In this role, Ms. McMillan advises governments in the Middle East and around the globe on legal reform and economic development issues. She manages a team that implements agreements with the State Department Near Eastern Affairs Bureau and the U.S. Agency for International Development for technical assistance in Iraq and Egypt. Her team also implements agreements with the Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy that cover the Western Hemisphere and South Asia, and a global agreement supporting the DCCP, a whole-of-government initiative to advance an open, interoperable, reliable, and secure internet. (See Digital Connectivity and Cybersecurity Partnership - United States Department of State.)

Prior to joining CLDP, she was an Attorney Advisor for the U.S. Department of Justice in the Office of the Rule of Law Coordinator at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad where she acted as the office's Kurdistan Regional Government liaison and managed the Commercial Law Development portfolio.
Ms. McMillan received her law degree in 2007 from the University of Iowa College of Law, where she was Editor in Chief of the Journal of Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts, graduating with High Honors in Political Science from the University of Michigan. Ms. McMillan speaks and writes Arabic at an intermediate level.