Expert Profile: Prof. Christopher Yukins PRINT


Professor Christopher R. Yukins, Co-Director of Government Procurement Law Program at George Washington University Law School, is joining the Programme to advise the regional governments on UNCITRAL Public Procurement Model Law reform.

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 a member of the governing council of the Public Contract Law Section of the American Bar Association, serves on the steering committee to the International Procurement Committee of the ABA International Law Section, 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 on issues of procurement law and policy, anti-corruption, and international trade.

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.