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Laurence Schor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Government Contracts Attorney in Washington, DC

Asmar Schor & McKenna PLLC
5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20015
Phone: 202-244-4264
Fax: 202-686-3567
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Washington DC Since: 1970
Practice Areas: Government Contracts, Construction Litigation: Business, Surety
Attorney Profile

Laurence Schor concentrates his practice on all phases of construction and government contracts law and has represented large and small business clients in various courts and forums across the United States. Mr. Schor served as the Assistant General Counsel for NASA Support in the office of the General Counsel, United States Army Corps of Engineers, and as an attorney at the Marshall Space Flight Center for NASA. He has authored articles, book chapters and course manuals on government contracts and construction topics and lectures regularly for professional groups on issues arising in these areas. He is an active Arbitrator and Mediator.

Mr. Schor is a member of the Bars of the District of Columbia, Texas, and Maryland, the American Bar Association, Public Contract Law Section, where he chaired the Construction Committee and also served as Budget and Finance Officer on the governing Council. He is a member and lecturer for the ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, and is also a member of the Federal Bar Association. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University, a law degree from the University of Texas, Austin, School of Law, and a Master of Laws degree from George Washington University with an emphasis in Government Procurement. He is a founding member, served on the Board of Governors, and was the President (2001–2002) of the American College of Construction Lawyers. Mr. Schor was named as one of the top 10 construction lawyers in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by his peers as noted in Chambers USAAmerica’s Best Lawyers for Business, has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America (2005–2009), Who’s Who LegalThe International Who’s Who of Business LawyersSuper Lawyers for the DC metropolitan area, and is listed in Who’s Who in AmericaWho’s Who in American Law, and Who’s Who in the World.

Certificates and Credentials

About Laurence Schor

First Admitted: 1966

Professional Webpage:

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Founder and President, American College of Construction Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Treasurer, Governing Council Member, Chair of Construction Division ABA Section of Public Contract Law
  • Mediator
  • Active Arbitrator (AAA, others) 
  • Chairman, Section of Government Contract Law, DC Bar
  • Member, American College of Construction Lawyers

Educational Background

  • University of Texas School of Law
  • George Washington University School of Law, LLM (Government Procurement)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Author/Editor, 50 State Lien and Contract Law
  • Various articles on construction issues and arbitration
  • Seminar manuals for Government Contracts and Construction topics

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board Member- JCADA, Washington DC Metro Area


  • Chambers (Construction and Public Contracts)
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Rating (20+ years)
  • Whose Who Legal (International)

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Government Contracts
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Office Location for Laurence Schor

5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20015

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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