Will Scales

Director of Policy & Research

Phone: (202) 296-2741 ext. 1021


Will Scales is Director of Policy & Research in the Advanced Technology Practice at McAllister & Quinn and works closely with the firm’s clients on tracking and analyzing legislation on technology, defense, and renewable energy research and development issues. A key member of the Advanced Technology Practice team, Will also coordinates all research activities related to government procurement, R&D, and other business development opportunities to support clients’ commercialization goals and provides clients with strategic data on the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of Energy (DOE), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), as well as state government programs.

Prior to joining McAllister & Quinn, Will was a legislative intern in the office of Rep. Steve Israel (NY) and a research assistant at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies.

Will earned a bachelor of science in political science from the State University of New York College at Oneonta.