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Experienced group offering expertise in government contracts dispute resolution. Capabilities include bid protests, regulatory investigations and costs disputes, as well as False Claims Act cases. Also offers transactional and acquisition advice to clients doing business with government entities. Serves a broad range of government contractors in the professional services, healthcare, technology and defense sectors.
Successfully overturned an $800 million award for Global Linguist Solutions in a GAO bid protest.
David Nadler is recognized for his expertise in a wide range of government contract matters, including procurement, compliance and False Claims Act investigations. Peers describe him as "among the best government contracts attorneys in the country."
Justin Chiarodo acts for clients in bid protests and investigations, as well as providing regulatory compliance counsel. He bolsters his practice with significant transactional expertise, advising clients such as government contractors on all matters relating to M&A. Sources say: "His biggest strength is that he is able to synthesize a lot of facts and come up with strategy."
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Market-leading government contracts practice based in Washington, D.C.
One of the few national government contracts practices with the experience and bench strength to handle the most complex matters for the biggest clients -- including government contractor M&A (we're one of a handful of firms with this integrated experience).
Best known for our success in bet-the-company dispute resolution and litigation, compliance and enforcement, False Claims Act cases, major deals, counseling on billion-dollar defense programs, and bid protests.
How we stand out:
Sector focus: We represent contractors in all industries, but have deep experience in the defense, aerospace, healthcare, maritime, technology, and professional services sectors.
Focused experience: We focus exclusively on government contracts matters, guiding sophisticated clients as they navigate their most complex matters. We're supported by the resources and complementary practices of a large, national law firm – including corporate/M&A, IP, white collar, government investigations, litigation, and many others.
Track record: We've achieved success for clients on high-profile, large-dollar, precedent-setting cases before key legal venues such as the U.S. Government Accountability Office and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Diverse industry and government experience: Members of our team have previously served as federal prosecutors, U.S. Navy attorneys, GAO attorneys, and in-house counsel.