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

August 7, 2017 - September 29, 2017
September 18, 2017 - September 26, 2017

CLDP in Action

September 14, 2017 - September 19, 2017

CLDP hosted standards experts from the governments of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan for U.S.-based consultations to assist in developing trade-related harmonized standards in Central Asia and benefit domestic and international businesses alike through increased market access, transparent system, and fair regulations.

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