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Scott A. Livingston

Scott Livingston

Scott A. Livingston

Partner

7979 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 400
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

    Scott A. Livingston, Chair of Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC’s State Contracting, Procurement and Bid Protests practice has been the attorney of record in more than 50 decisions published by the Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals. He provides legal services to government contractors relating to bid protests, litigation and settlement of claims against agencies of the state of Maryland.

    Previously, Mr. Livingston served for seven years as an Assistant Attorney General with the Maryland Department of Transportation. He has also served as a member of Governor Glendening’s 1996 Task Force on Procurement, and has taught an advanced seminar on Maryland procurement law at the University of Maryland School of Law.

    Notable Representations

    PLEASE BE AWARE THAT EACH CASE IS DIFFERENT AND THE PAST RECORD IS NO ASSURANCE OF FAVORABLE RESULTS IN ANY FUTURE CASE.

    Achievements

    • Awarded “Champion of Equal Justice” from Legal Aid of Maryland, for 17 years of pro bono procurement law advice that supported $102 million in contracts for legal services to Children in Need of Assistance
    • Attorney of record in 50+ published docketed decisions of the Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals – more than any private law practitioner in Maryland
    • Fellow for the National Endowment for the Humanities, “Justice and the Rule of Law” (1978)

    Publications and Presentations

    • “Principles of Maryland Procurement Law,” co-author with Lydia B. Hoover, 29 University of Baltimore Law Review 1 (2000)
    • “Fair Treatment for Contractors Doing Business with the State of Maryland,” 1 University of Baltimore Law Review 215 (1986)
    • Numerous lectures, seminars, and panels for Maryland Transportation Building Materials Association, Associated Builders and Contractors, and other trade associations
    • Associate instructor at Johns Hopkins University on contract law, business in the legal environment and contract law for executives (1980-1984)

    Bar Admissions

    • Maryland (1976)
    • Washington, D.C. (1976)
    • U.S. Supreme Court (1977)

    Education

    Mr. Livingston earned his Juris Doctor from Antioch School of Law, Washington, D.C. and his bachelor’s degree from Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts.