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GEORGE WILLIAM WILAND III

USFOR-A NKC, Attn: Javelin * APO AE 09356, Afghanistan


1.918.693.1333

LEAD COUNSEL / CONTRACT MANAGER / COMPLIANCE OFFICER


Green Belt Certified US Attorney with a proven track record of successfully repr
esenting and supporting the legal, humanitarian and commercial interests of dive
rse clients throughout the world. Leverage a breadth and depth of legal expertis
e and practice in administrative, commercial and transactional law to effectivel
y draft, negotiate and manage global business contracts, most notably with the U
S Federal Government. Conduct thorough legal research and risk analysis to ident
ify, evaluate and minimize corporate liabilities resulting from regulatory nonco
mpliance. Licensed to practice law in Oklahoma. Fluent in English & Spanish.
US Federal Government Contracting * Contract Management * Regulatory Compliance
* First Amendment & Constitutional Law
Risk Analysis * Litigation Management * Arbitration, Negotiation & Mediation * A
lternative Dispute Resolution
Communication & Interpersonal Skills * Client, Government & Stakeholder Relation
s

JAVELIN GROUP INTERNATIONAL (JGI), Kabul, Afghanistan * 2010-Present


Leading boutique management consulting firm for international government contrac
t services with Afghani-owned companies.
Lead Counsel / Ombudsman / Director of Contracts & Compliance (GS-15 Equivalent)
Handle day-to-day legal operations and ombuds activities. Provide legal counsel
to Afghan clients regarding risk management and analysis; US federal government
contracting; administrative law; and employment matters in litigation and altern
ative dispute resolution, including binding arbitration and mediation.
* Minimized client liabilities by leveraging superior negotiation and relationsh
ip building skills to secure mutually beneficial agreements and understandings w
ith potentially adverse parties.
* Ensured compliance with US Government contract requirements and improved compa
ny liability determination capabilities after thoroughly researching relevant la
ws, regulations and standards to create and institute ethics and contracts polic
y programs for private Afghani-owned companies.
* Personally authored and externally published contracts policy and compliance p
rogram documents.
SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL (aka KBR), Middle East & Central Asia * 2008-201
0
Fortune 300 company specializing in engineering, construction and private milita
ry contracting.
Counsel / Contract Manager / Middle East Theater Lead (GS-14 Equivalent)
Appointed to serve as Theater Lead Contract Manager tasked with controlling serv
ices and supplies for a logistics civil augmentation program. Managed the base c
ontract fully funded at over $150B. Conducted evaluations, provided strategic di
rection to task forces and recommended improvements to increase program effectiv
eness. Analyzed, negotiated and processed contract modifications through the cha
nge management process of directives via Administrative Change Letters (ACL), Le
tters of Technical Direction (LOTD), Scopes of Work (SOW), Material Requisitions
(MR), MODs and P000s. Counseled clients regarding risk management; US federal g
overnment contracting; administrative law; federal tort claims; Privacy Act; Fre
edom of Information Act (FOIA); and employment law matters in litigation and alt
ernative dispute resolution, including binding arbitration and mediation.
* Controlled an average daily burn rate of $9M for the Middle East Theater's log
istics civil augmentation program, with a cumulative estimate of $1.5B upon the
completion of the semiannual contract term.
* Obtained a task order extension of 12-months with an additional 4-month option
valued at more than $4B.
* Successfully negotiated and closed a $90M US government contract for KBR to ma
nage all air terminal operations in Iraq.
* Maintained an excellent rating from the US Government for 9 consecutive months
after championing directives to improve KBR's performance score.
RICHARDSON LAW FIRM PC, Tulsa, Oklahoma * 2007-2008
Renowned litigation boutique, which won the largest-ever employment defamation j
udgment ($58M).
Attorney / Of Counsel
Interviewed clients, suspects and witnesses. Evaluated the merit of potential ca
ses by analyzing facts and identifying applicable laws. Oversaw all aspects of l
itigation, which involved conducting research, developing case strategies and ha
ndling depositions, negotiations, mediations and court appearances. Partnered wi
th senior leadership to assess complex cases and likely outcomes. Drafted and pr
esented court briefs and pleadings to senior counsel and judges after personally
conducting formal inquiries, interviews and investigations into cases. Advise c
lients on risk management, litigation, US constitutional law issues (e.g. First
Amendment) and US federal tort claim matters (e.g. due process).
* Built and developed strong relationships and grassroots networks with governme
nt officials, including US congressional staff, US military, district attorneys,
attorneys general and law enforcement.
* Participated in televised media interviews to address public concerns regardin
g highly publicised cases.

GEORGE WILLIAM WILAND III * Page 2 * gwab89d6@westpost.net

THE LAW FIRM OF G. WILLIAM WILAND III & ASSOCIATES, PLLC, Tulsa, Oklahoma * 2005
-2007
Law firm specializing in transactional law.
Managing Attorney
Oversaw all day-to-day business and legal operations of the law firm while simul
taneously serving as Managing Attorney and Licensed Real Estate Broker. Performe
d reviews of real estate transactions as well as oil and gas mineral rights leas
es and contracts. Drafted corporate documents. Managed the entire litigation pro
cess, which involved advising and working closely with clients. Led and supervis
ed on staff member.
* Served as a volunteer Attorney of Contact (AOC) to US congressmen.
* Recruited by the prestigious Richardson Law Firm to serve as an associate.
ADDITIONAL HISTORY
(Details provided upon request)
UNITED NATIONS, Geneva, Switzerland
International Civil Affairs & Legal Intern
* Successfully completed internships in numerous European cities, including Madr
id, Geneva, London, Oxford and Dublin.
* Appointed to the Order of the Barrister upon completing a Juris Doctorate at t
he University of Tulsa College of Law.
* Performed policy research, delivered presentations on international human righ
ts law and authored research reports, policy position and working papers, court
briefs and a doctoral dissertation on the ethical implications of global environ
mental laws.
GREG DENNEY LAW FIRM, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Legal Intern
* Conducted thorough research to support client's transactional, civil and defen
se litigation cases.
* Prepared and filed pleadings in addition to corporate documentation for nascen
t businesses.
* Gained invaluable practical experience in law practice management.
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS (USMC), San Diego, California / Oklahoma City, Oklaho
ma
Platoon Guide & Leader - U.S. Marine, Communications (MOS 2512 / MOS 0612)
* Selected as Platoon Honor Man and Platoon Leaders Course (PLC).
* Received an honorable discharge as a medical 10-point veteran injured in the l
ine-of-duty.
Career Note: Additional history includes serving as a Business Law Professor, Ex
periential Learning Instructor (NOLS / Outward Bound Genre), Law Enforcement / S
pecial Operations Team (SOT) "CrossFit" Fitness Trainer and US Marine providing
Antiterrorism Force Protection (FPCON DELTA) after the Oklahoma City Bombing. Fu
rther details upon request.
EDUCATION
Juris Doctor with Emphasis in International Law - University of Tulsa College of
Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish & Premed - Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Ok
lahoma
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS
Contract Management Certification & Program Management Course - Defense Acquisit
ion University (DAU)
Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) Iraq, Crisis Management - American Bar Associa
tion (ABA)
Business Communications, Negotiations & Effective Project Management - Oxford Un
iversity
Licensed Real Estate Broker - Oklahoma Real Estate Commission (OREC)
Lean Six Sigma & Green Belt Certification
AFFILIATIONS
Honor Corps Member, volunteering 450+ pro bono hours - National Litigation Acade
my (NLA)
ABA International Law Committees, Civil Affairs, ABA Public Contract Law Section
Member of Oklahoma Bar, Member of U.S. Federal District Court Bar
Native American Law Society - American Bar Association
Member for Life - Disabled American Veterans (DAV)