Christopher R. Yukins
Professor of Government Contracts Law
Co-Director, Government Procurement Law Program
The George Washington University Law School
"Public Contracting - Going International"
Chris Yukins Bio:
Education: B.A., magna cum laude, Harvard University; J.D., University of Virginia
Professor Christopher Yukins teaches on government contract formations and performance issues, anti-corruption measures, bid challenges, government contracts litigation, and comparative issues in public procurement at The George Washington University Law School. He is an active member of the Public Contract Law Section of the American Bar Association, and is a member of the Procurement Roundtable, an organization of senior members of the U.S. procurement community. He is a faculty advisor to the Public Contract Law Journal, and has published on procurement reform in numerous journals, nationally and internationally. He regularly addresses audiences around the world, including international conferences sponsored by multilateral development banks, on issues of procurement law and policy, anti-corruption, and international trade. He has worked on a number of projects with the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on capacity-building in procurement. Together with Professor Steven Schooner, he runs a colloquium series on procurement reform at The George Washington University Law School. In private practice, Professor Yukins has been an associate, partner and counsel at leading national firms; he is currently of counsel to the firm of Arnold & Porter LLP. He is an advisor to the U.S. delegation to the working group on reform of the UNCITRAL Model Procurement Law.