M. Yuan Zhou is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Crowell & Moring, where she is a member of the firm’s Government Contracts and Commercial Litigation groups. In her government contracts practice, Yuan represents clients in bid protests and in suspension and debarment proceedings before various government agencies. Her practice also includes counseling on regulatory and compliance matters, internal investigations, and government contracts due diligence. Yuan’s litigation practice spans various industries, including health care, hospitality, food and beverage, and international claims arising under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. She represents domestic and multinational companies in complex litigation, as well as in arbitrations involving contractual disputes. Prior to law school, Yuan was a special assistant at the White House and a White House intern for the Obama Administration. She received her J.D., with honors, from The George Washington University Law School, where she was a Dean’s Fellow, notes editor of the Public Contract Law Journal, and a member of the Moot Court Board.