Matt is a veteran government contracts lawyer with more than 20 years of private law firm and senior in-house law department experience. He represents commercial and defense contractors across a broad range of industries, with a particular emphasis on matters relating to the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) program.
Matt’s experience spans the entire lifecycle of government contracting, including pre-contract market research and business development efforts, proposal responses, and contract negotiation with government customers and prime contractors. Matt frequently represents government contractors in bid protests challenging the award of government contracts before the Government Accountability Office and size protests and appeals to the SBA’s Office of Hearings and Appeals. In addition, he helps contractors to resolve post-award contract disputes with federal agencies, informally and through formal contract dispute proceedings before the Boards of Contract Appeals.
Matt also works with contractors to respond to government audits, investigations and civil False Claims Act proceedings, and to develop and implement compliance programs. He regularly works on government contractor mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence and negotiations and the post-close integration process. Matt has served as an expert witness on government contracts rules and requirements in litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Articles in the National Law Review database by G. Matthew Koehl