October 09, 2009
President Barack H. Obama ’91 nominated Dan I. Gordon ’86 to serve as Office of Federal Policy Procurement administrator. Gordon, who is currently acting general counsel for the Government Accountability Office, will be responsible for leading a key branch of the Office of Management and Budget.
The OFPP was established in 1974 as a means to facilitate and improve government acquisition and procurement processes.
After graduating from HLS, Gordon clerked at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. In 1987, he practiced as an associate at the law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson. In 1992, he left the private sector to join the law division of the GAO. He has been an adjunct professor at George Washington University since 2002.
Gordon graduated summa cum laude from Brandeis University as an undergraduate before studying for a masters degree at Oxford. He graduated cum laude from HLS. While in Cambridge, he served as executive editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.