Chaplin joined ATK in October 2012 and currently has overall responsibility for the corporate legal function, including government contract oversight, regulatory compliance, ATK's global sales team support and oversight for product and intellectual property management.
He brings more than 18 years of legal experience to ATK, many of those years developing, leading and advising on compliance and governance, acquisitions and investments, ethics, contracts and pricing and procurement for defense and aerospace companies.
Chaplin was previously SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary at Stanley, Inc. He also worked for BAE Systems Information Technology, as VP and general counsel.
He was also an adjunct professor of law at American University, Washington College of Law and as an associate attorney for Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and Reed Smith LLP, both in Washington, D.C.
Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Juris Doctor degree from American University, Washington College of Law.
He is a member of the Maryland, District of Columbia, and Virginia bar associations and an arbitrator for the D.C. Bar Arbitration Board.