Lindsey Scannell

Attorney Advisor

Lindsey Scannell is an Attorney and Program Manager in the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of the Department of Commerce Office of the General Counsel.  Ms. Scannell manages CLDP programs in North Africa and Southeast Asia which focus on legal reform and economic development issues. Her project areas include public procurement, intellectual property, customs, and trade facilitation.

Prior to her current position, Ms. Scannell served as a law clerk for CLDP, focusing on capacity building programs in North Africa and developing CLDP’s programming in Southeast Asia. Ms. Scannell also previously worked for the Women, Business and the Law program at the World Bank-IFC, where she focused on francophone Africa and for USTR’s South-East Asia Office.

Ms. Scannell received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where she worked as a student attorney for the Harrison Institute for Public Policy focusing on issues of international trade. She also graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mount Holyoke College with a bachelor’s degree in History. Ms. Scannell is admitted to practice law in New York State. She is fluent in French and speaks Japanese and Chinese at an intermediate level.

Upcoming Programs

CLDP in Action

October 30, 2017 - November 3, 2017

CLDP’s Michael Cofield and Yulia Melara facilitated U.S.-based Consultations on certification levels in procurement training on October 30 through November 3, 2017, in Washington, D.C. by hosting five delegates from the Training Center within the Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic for visits and discussions with U.S. government, commercial, and academic providers of procurement training, as well as with practitioners involved in implementing public-private partnerships in the U.S. regarding procurement training, certification levels, and related matters.

Read More about U.S. Consultations on the Government Procurement for 5 delegates from the Training Center within the Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic