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CHRISTOPHER P. TERRY (301)919-2823 /ct550e6c@westpost.

net LEGAL EXPERIENCE Office of Inspector General, Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. Assistant Counsel to Inspector General, March 2005 - February 2009 & Jan. 2010Present Provide legal services to operating units on a wide range of legal issues, inclu ding government contract law, the Freedom of Information Act, the False Claims A ct, and financial assistance law. Concentrated on Government contracts counselin g to IG auditors, inspectors, special agents and management include advising on price, performance, and award fee/term provisions, and provided counsel on the o ffice's contracting activities. In government contracts litigation, made documen t requests to contractors, reviewed document productions and produced work produ ct pertaining to investigations into billings under time & material IT contracts and performance of contracts for state of the art technology. Authored evaluati on reports on the Department's implementation of the Federal Information Securit y Management Act (FISMA) as it relates to contractors. Senior Associate, OIG Recovery Act Task Force (Detail) February 2009 - Jan. 2010 . Bronze Medal (Agency level commendation) November 2009 Member of four-person team that led the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board's review of the acquisition and grant workforce as required by the ARRA. Developed a data collection instrument that 27 offices of inspector general used to gather data for the report. Resulted in nearly 100% response rate and report receiving overwhelming support from RATB members and coverage in government con tracting publications. Drafted input on contracting issues for testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives, Science Committee, Subcommittee on Investigat ions and conduct training ARRA contracting provisions to agency contracting offi cers. McAleese & Associates, McLean, VA Associate, December 2003-March 2005 Government contracts counseling and litigation. Drafted client memoranda regardi ng pricing of equitable adjustments, recovery of attorneys' fees, and profit lev els for submission to the government customer. Transitioned to commercial litiga tion to perform document review and to produce work product relating to multi-pa rty commercial real estate transaction. Reviewed Securities and Exchange Commiss ion filings, institutional investor analyst reports, and DoD FY05 Budget Request and Conference Report to draft quarterly market/competitive studies for senior management of Top 10 government contractor. Assisted client with initial governm ent contract proposal. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of General Counsel, Contract, Grants, Agr eements, & Research Branch, Washington, D.C. Attorney-Advisor, December 2002-December 2003 Provided government contracts formation and litigation counseling to USDA contra cting officers. Provided written and verbal legal advice on the USDA's evaluati on of offers; and administration of contracts on temporary employees, forest fir e fighting, research facilities. Successfully represented USDA in bid protest l itigation before General Accounting Office, which involved filing of memoranda a nalyzing various FAR provisions. National Association of Securities Dealers, Dispute Resolution, Washington, D.C. Law Clerk, Summer 2001 Administered arbitration of disputes between broker dealers and customers pursua nt to the NASD Code of Arbitration Procedure. Drafted awards from arbitrators'

rulings on claims alleging unsuitable and excessive trading, breaches of fiducia ry duty and contract, and failure to supervise. The Honorable Christine O. C. Miller, United States Court of Federal Claims, Was hington, D.C. Judicial Intern, Spring 2001 Researched and drafted memoranda leading to issuance of judicial orders and opin ions, cite-checked and edited draft orders. Worked on cases involving governmen t contracts, the Tucker Act and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act. LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS EXPERIENCE Transport Workers Union, Washington, D.C. Registered Lobbyist, Jan. 1998-Aug. 1999 Provided administrative and substantive support to legislative and political rep resentatives. Met with congressional staff on Amtrak and Railroad Retirement Bo ard appropriations, Amtrak and Surface Transportation Board reauthorization. Safe Transit & Rail Transportation (START), Washington, D.C. Legislative Assistant, 1995-1996 Worked with transportation unions to formulate and implement legislative strateg y following Republican victories in 1994 election. Met with and briefed union m embers on various issues and positions in preparation for meetings with congress ional staff. EDUCATION The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, D.C. Juris Doctor, cum laude, May 2002 COMMLAW CONSPECTUS JOURNAL, Lead Articles Editor, April 2001 - May 2002; Author, "On the Frontiers of Knowledge:" A Flexible Substantial Evidence Standard of Re view for Zoning Board Tower Siting Decisions, TEMPLE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & TECHNOL OGY JOURNAL, Vol. XX, No. 2 (Spr. 2002) ADMISSIONS: State of Maryland (2002) The George Washington University School of Law, Washington, D.C. Visiting Student 2001-2002 LLM-level Formation & Performance of Government Contracts courses covering major Federal Acquisition Regulation rules; McKenna & Cuneo Government Contracts Moot Court Competition, 2002 Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL Master of Arts Political Science, 1997 (Full-time student 1991-1992) GPA 3.7/4.0; Awarded Graduate Assistantship Saint Michael's College, Colchester Park, VT Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, May 1991