For over 20 years, Kelley has focused his practice on government contracts counseling, negotiations and litigation, representing a broad range of domestic and foreign commercial item, defense and homeland security contractors that sell products and services to federal, state and local governments. He has worked with companies in such industries as life sciences, information technology, cybersecurity, homeland security and defense and aerospace. Kelley has developed a particular focus on biodefense and pandemic influenza preparedness and regularly advises clients regarding contracts and grants with various federal agencies including the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Defense. Of note, he has been involved in several large Project BioShield procurements, including programs for anthrax, botulism, small pox, Ebola and influenza that well exceed a billion dollars.
Kelley regularly represents contractors before various administrative tribunals, including protesting and defending contracts awards before the Government Accountability Office. Additionally, he assists clients in addressing compliance issues associated with public procurements, including establishing compliance programs, conducting internal investigations, responding to government investigations, and assessing the need for mandatory disclosures. He also has represented numerous domestic and foreign companies in the acquisition and sale of government contracts and businesses and regularly counsels companies with respect to government-unique information systems security and cyber requirements.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Kelley P. Doran