Government Contract Claims and Litigation

Government Contracts

Experience

  • Represented a top-10 US defense contractor in a Federal Circuit appeal concerning privity rules in government contracting and the liability of the United States for subcontractor claims.
  • On behalf of a major provider of outsourcing services, secured a rescission of a termination for default of a $290 million multi-year information technology contract.
  • Represented a defense communications systems supplier in a protracted dispute with the US Navy and Department of Justice over claims for environmental remediation costs at a government-owned facility, resulting in a court-approved settlement.
  • Resolved a government contract dispute involving the allowability of consulting fees for sales agent services in obtaining government contract awards.
  • Pursued a major defense contractor’s breach of contract and fraud claims in federal court litigation alleging government contract accounting impropriety by the seller during a $200 million acquisition of a satellite communications government contracting business.
  • On behalf of an international construction company, pursued government contract claims arising from the denial of payment requests on account of alleged violations of domestic manufacturing requirements in a US government-financed host country contract.
  • Prevailed on summary judgment on the eve of trial in state court litigation involving the defense of a $100 million commercial damages claim alleging the improper exercise of fueling rights by an airport operator pursuant to government contracts with a local airport authority.
  • Defended a contractor in federal court litigation pertaining to the transfer of advanced weapons technologies under a technology transfer agreement.
  • On behalf of a telecommunications industry client, persuaded the Small Business Administration Office of Hearings and Appeals to reverse its previous ruling concerning our client’s size status.