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When it comes to government contracts and litigation, Susan has deep knowledge and wide-ranging experience, and can offer seasoned counseling and effective representation in related matters. Her top priority is addressing and resolving client matters as efficiently as possible.

Effective immediately, the Department of Defense (DoD) Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFARS) issued its final rule to provide enhanced post-award debriefing rights in competitive negotiated contracts, task orders, and delivery orders exceeding $10 million. The final rule applies to DoD acquisitions greater than $10 million of commercial products, including those for Commercially Available Off-the-Shelf items, and

This week the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) issued a “SHIELDS UP” advisory.  While it does not identify specific threats in the advisory, CISA states that the “Russian government understands that disabling or destroying critical infrastructure – including power and communications – can augment pressure on a country’s government,

Once again the President has invoked the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act as the authority for an Executive Order “to promote economy and efficiency.” In his latest Executive Order (EO) issued on Friday, February 4, 2022, President Biden mandated that all federal procurement construction projects valued at $35 million or more must use a

On Tuesday, DOJ released its eagerly awaited False Claims Act (FCA) recoveries for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, announcing that DOJ had obtained $5.6 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases involving fraud and false claims against the government.  This was the second largest annual total in FCA history (only surpassed by

The Biden Administration continues its march towards implementation and enforcement of permanent vaccination mandates.

OSHA withdraws OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

On January 13, 2022, the Administration’s plan to force employers to vaccinate or test more than 84 million employees was blocked by the Supreme Court.  In its ruling, the Supreme Court held that OSHA