Christopher R. Yukins

Lynn David Research Professor in Government Procurement Law,
Co-Director of the Government Procurement Law Program,
The George Washington University Law School

International Organisations
Consequences of Corruption in Public Procurement


Special Field of Expertise

Professor and co-director of United States’ leading public procurement law program. Teaches both law and business school students on anti-corruption strategies, contract formations, bid protests, contract claims, information technology procurement, international and comparative public procurement law, and state and local procurement; writes regularly on procurement policy; comments and speaks on U.S. regulatory reform; participates with legal scholars internationally on emerging issues of procurement policy and anti-corruption. 


Formal Education and Career History

  • University of Virginia, School of Law, J.D. 1988, Order of the Coif., Executive Editor, Virginia Law Review; Member, Virginia Journal of International Law.
  • Harvard College, A.B. 1984, magna cum laude, in United States History. Undergraduate thesis: The “Other” War in Vietnam, on U.S. counterinsurgency in the Vietnam War
  • Arnold & Porter, Washington, D.C., Counsel in public procurement practice, February 2007 – present
  • Holland & Knight LLP, McLean, VA.  Attorney in national public procurement practice, 1997-2007
  • Wiley, Rein & Fielding, Washington, D.C., Associate attorney, April 1994 – January 1997
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, trial and appellate attorney, May 1991 – April 1994
  • Arnold & Porter, New York, N.Y./Washington, D.C., Associate, September 1989 – May 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, New York, N.Y. Judicial Clerk to Hon. Lawrence W. Pierce, August 1988 – August 1989