ACCL Membership Directory

Laurence Schor

  • Member
  • Asmar, Schor & McKenna, PLLC
  • 5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
    Suite 400
  • Washington, District of Colombia 20015
  • Email:
  • Phone: (202) 464-8662
  • Cell: (202) 302-7557
  • Company Phone: (202) 244-4264
  • Fax: (202) 659-3732


  • Undergraduate: BBA Southern Methodist University, 1963
  • Law School: University of Texas, Austin

Professional Activities

  • American College of Construction Lawyers, Founder, Board Member 1989-1995, Treasurer 1996-2000; President 2001-2002
  • Council and Budget Officer, ABA Section of Public Contract Law, 1990-1995
  • Chairman, ABA Section of Public Contract Law, Construction Committee, 1987-1990
  • Chairman, ABA Region III, 1983-1987
  • Chairman, Section of Government Contracts and Litigation, D.C. Bar, 1982-1986
  • Chairman, Subcommittee on D.C. Procurement, D.C. Bar Section of Government Contracts and Litigation, 1987-1989
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Assistant General Counsel for NASA Support, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Office of General Counsel, 1968-1970
  • Attorney/Advisor, NASA, 1966-1968

ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, ABA Section of Public Contract Law, American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association’s Large Complex Case Panel, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

  • 50 State Lien and Bond 1993- present: updates, Federal and D.C. Chapter; Forms & editor 2000 Revision and 2013 ed.
  • “Delay, Suspension and Acceleration,” Manual for Concentrated Course on Government Contracts (1976 and annual updates)
  • “Scheduling Clauses and Regulations,” Manual: Construction Scheduling and Proof of Claims
  • “Protecting the Owner’s Interest Before Construction Begins,” Engineering News-Record Seminar
  • “The Major Claim Areas,” Engineering News-Record Seminar
  • “Recognizing and Documenting Contract Performance Problems,” Engineering News-Record Seminar
  • “The Right to Stop Work,” John Wiley & Sons (1991)
  • “Bidding”, chapter update, Stein “Construction Law”, Matthew Bender
  • Suing a Government, Special Considerations Book Chapter (2001)

Speeches, Panel Discussions, and Seminars:

  • Has lectured at numerous seminars on government contract and construction law.

Court Admissions

  • State of Texas, 1966
  • District of Columbia, 1970
  • U.S. District Court (including D.C., MD, M.D., Fla., N.D., Tex., W.D., Mo., E.D., and W.D., Va, N.D., Okla.)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (D.C., 4th, 5th, 11th and Federal Circuits)
  • Virginia Supreme Court
  • State of Maryland, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Community Activities

  • Founder, Manor Lake Civic Association
  • Task Force Member, Procurement Reforms, District of Columbia City Council

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