Adelicia “Addie” Cliffe is counsel in the Washington, D.C. office, where she practices in the firm’s Government Contracts and International Trade practice groups. Addie counsels and defends clients on a broad range of international government contracts issues, with a focus on the Buy American Act, the Trade Agreements Act and other domestic-preference requirements, U.S. export controls, the Foreign Military Financing program and Foreign Military sales, and other U.S. laws and regulations applicable to international transactions. Prior to attending George Washington University Law school, from which she graduated with high honors and as a member of the order of the coif, she worked as an international sales associate and project manager for a D.C.-based government contractor primarily serving the U.S. Government customers overseas.
By David B. Robbins and Adelicia R. Cliffe on Posted in PodcastCrowell & Moring’s “Fastest 5 Minutes” is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without. This latest edition is hosted by Partner David Robbins and guest host, Counsel Addie Cliffe, and includes updates on the DFARS counterfeit… Continue Reading
By Adelicia R. Cliffe, Chris Monahan and Jana del-Cerro on Posted in EventsOn Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 1 PM Eastern, join our Crowell & Moring attorneys for a webinar entitled: “An Intro to Export Controls, Economic and Trade Sanctions: Understanding and Addressing Risks and Challenges.” During this 90-minute webinar, our experts will clarify how US export control rules specifically affect contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, consultants and manufacturers… Continue Reading
By Adelicia R. Cliffe on Posted in Legal DevelopmentsCongress v. White House – who will win the fight? As they duke it out on policies and legislation that will impact government contractors, our legal team will help you identify vulnerabilities as well as possible opportunities. We will cover a variety of topics, including: The New Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Developments… Continue Reading
By Angela B. Styles, Alan W. H. Gourley, Adelicia R. Cliffe and Olivia Lynch on Posted in GSA Schedule/Commercial ItemsThe General Services Administration (“GSA”) is rolling out two modifications to its Contractor Assistance Visits (“CAVs”), in-person or virtual meetings between GSA’s Industrial Operations Analysts (“IOAs”) and GSA Schedule holders to assess compliance, identify potential problems, and test the contractor’s system controls and processes. Tom Brady, the Director of the Supplier Management Division, GSA Office… Continue Reading
By J. Catherine Kunz and Adelicia R. Cliffe on Posted in GSA Schedule/Commercial ItemsOn Wednesday, September 9th at 12 PM Eastern, join our government contracts attorneys for a webinar entitled: “Mitigating Trade Agreements Act Risks for GSA Schedule Holders.” During this 60-minute webinar, we will provide an overview of the GSA Schedule contract requirements related to the Trade Agreements Act (“TAA”), review recent enforcement actions by the government… Continue Reading
By Adelicia R. Cliffe, Dj Wolff and James Saulino on Posted in Legal DevelopmentsAt 1:00 pm (Eastern) on January 30, 2013, Crowell & Moring attorneys Addie Cliffe, Dj Wolff, and J.J. Saulino will conduct a webinar on behalf of L2 Federal Resources entitled “Export Controls, Economic and Trade Sanctions: The Challenges and Risks.” This 90-minute webinar will provide an overview of the two primary sets of regulations governing… Continue Reading
By Adelicia R. Cliffe on Posted in Legal DevelopmentsAt 1 p.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, April 5, 2012, Crowell & Moring government contracts attorney Addie Cliffe and international trade attorney J.J. Saulino will be conducting a webinar entitled “Navigating the Buy American Act, Trade Agreements Act and Other Domestic Preference Restrictions” on behalf of L2 Federal Resources. This webinar will provide an overview of… Continue Reading