Scott C. Overall

ISLN: 904644331
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Practice Areas: Government Procurement; International Government Contracts; Federal Grants; International Contracts; International Nonprofit Organizations; NGO Law

Admitted: 1984, Tennessee; 1986, District of Columbia

Law School: Washington College of Law, J.D.

Member: American, Federal, Inter-Pacific and International Bar Associations; National Contract and Grant Management Associations.

Biography: Recipient: Meritorious Honor Award, U.S. Agency for International Development, 1995; Samuel Lamport Prize in International Understanding, Brown University, for essay on Laos. Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Contracts and Commodity Management, Attorney Advisor, USAID, 1980-1995. Consultant: World Bank Procurement Reforms and Capacity Building Project in Samoa, 2006; World Bank Procurement Law and Directive Review Project in Vietnam, 2005-2006; African Development Bank Project on COMESA – Public Procurement Reform, 2002-2004. Procurement Legislation Advisor: Asian Development Bank China Project, National Procurement Regulations for the Public Sector, 1998-2000, Formulation of PRC Government Provement Law, 2001-2004. Author: “Key Elements of Existing Models, Directives and Best Practices for Public Procurement Reform,” ILI/AFDB, 2003. Co-Author: Website: USAID Sourcebook on Results-Oriented Grants and Cooperative Agreements, 1998. Articles: Towards Streamlining USAID Assistance Requirements for Foreign Awards, 8 Assistance Management Journal 73, Summer 1998 with Diana Esposito; Report Calls for Procurement Reform to Improve Collaboration Between NGOs and MDIs, InterAction Monday Developments, October 6, 1997; Partners or Hired Hands? Procurement Reform for Effective Collaboration Between NGOs and Multilateral Institutions (1997); Cost or Pricing Data under U.S. Government Contracts, USAID CONET Electronic Magazine, March and April, 1995. Speaker: Association of PVO Financial Managers Seminar on USAID Source/Origin, Fly American, Cargo Preference, and Related Rules, 1999; LAWASIA Conference on Combating Corrupt Practices in Government Procurement: U.S. Law, Policy and Practice, Manila, 1997. Guest Instructor, International Development Law Institute, Development Lawyer’s Course, 1992. Lecturer: International Project Procurement & Negotiation, International Law Institute, 1989-1992. Presenter: Procurement and Grants Law, USAID Conferences in Washington, 1994; Singapore and Bangkok, 1992; Baltimore, 1991.

Place of birth: Fort Benning, Georgia.

Languages: Mandarin Chinese