The rules, regulations, and incentives for government contractors facing investigations (whether internal or external) have changed dramatically in the last year. From the new demands of the “Yates Memorandum” to the Fair Pay & Safe Workplaces proposed rule to the shift from exclusion-driven interactions with Suspending and Debarring Officials (SDOs) to show cause letter and
David C. Hammond
David Hammond advises, litigates on behalf of, and represents domestic and foreign government contractors before all three branches of the federal government. . In over 30 years of experience, he has developed particular expertise in advising companies regarding complex and difficult situations arising from the performance of U.S. government contracts in foreign countries, especially involving allegations of foreign government corruption and related defense and risk mitigation strategies. He has successfully represented defense, security, intelligence, and aerospace companies in matters involving awards and protests, internal investigations, voluntary and mandatory disclosures, Congressional investigations and hearings, false claims, suspension and debarment, industrial security, international procurements, joint venture and teaming agreements, and prime-subcontractor disputes. He was the founding Chair of the Government and Legal Affairs Committee of the International Stability Operations Association. He has litigated government contract disputes and other procurement matters before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Federal District Courts, the Government Accountability Office, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, the Small Business Administration, and state administrative agencies.