Megan McMillan

Senior Attorney (International)

Megan L. McMillan is a Senior Attorney (International) in the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of the General Counsel. Ms. McMillan primarily advises governments in South Asia and the Middle East and North Africa on legal reform and economic development issues. Prior to joining CLDP, she was an Attorney Advisor for the U.S. Department of Justice in the Office of the Rule of Law Coordinator at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad where she acted as the office's Kurdistan Regional Government liaison and managed the Commercial Law Development portfolio. Before her tour in Iraq, Ms. McMillan worked as a law clerk to Judge James E. Baker on the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. Her government and NGO experiences include: clerkships with the Office of the Air Force General Counsel, the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights, and the State Department.
Ms. McMillan received her law degree in 2007 from the University of Iowa College of Law, where she was Editor in Chief of the Journal of Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, in Political Science from the University of Michigan. Ms. McMillan is the CLDP Pakistan Team Lead and has managed programs in Egypt, Sri Lanka, Iraq, Jordan, Qatar, and Afghanistan. She speaks and writes Arabic at an intermediate level.

CLDP in Action

May 2, 2018 - May 4, 2018

CLDP, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Moldova, the PPA, and MEDT conducted a Workshop on Transparent and Efficient Procurement: Phase III, which took place in Chisinau, Moldova on May 2-4, 2018.  The workshop was part of the technical assistance to help Moldova implement international best practices in a number of key areas, focusing on a set of specific issues that were identified as priorities by the PPA.





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