Alexander W. Major: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Alexander W. Major


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Practice Areas

  • Government Contracts,
  • Investigations &
  • International Trade
  • Bid Protests
  • Claims
  • Contract Cost Accounting
  • Exports and Export-Related Controls
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Intellectual Property Rights Under Government Contracts
  • Multiple Award Schedule Contracting
  • The False Claims Act and Related White Collar Issues
  • Privacy and Data Security
University Montana State University, B.S., 1993
Law SchoolCatholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2005 Member, Catholic University Law Review
AdmittedMaryland; Washington; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces


•American Bar Association

•Maryland State Bar Association

•Anne Arundel County Bar Association

•Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA)

•Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)


Alex Major is an associate in the Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Major's professional experience involves a wide variety of litigation, administrative, and counseling issues related to federal procurement laws. His diverse experience includes complex litigation in federal court under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act and bid protest actions. He counsels large and small companies on issues relating to compliance with government regulations including, among other things, multiple award schedule requirements and compliance, country of origin requirements under the Buy American and Trade Agreements Acts, merger and acquisition due diligence, cost accounting, subcontracting disputes, and small business requirements. He also regularly conducts compliance reviews and internal investigations to assist companies ensure that they are in full compliance with the law.

Currently, Mr. Major is a Major in the U.S. Air Force Reserves where he serves as a U.S. Air Force Academy Admissions Liaison Officer for the state of Maryland.


•Washington D.C. Rising Star, 2014


Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul W. Grimm, Chief Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
Extern to the Honorable H. F. Sparky Gierke, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces


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“They’re Here” - What You Need to Know Now About the Chilling New DoD Counterfeit Parts Rule ... and its NASA “Spinoff”
Alexander W. Major, May 26, 2014
If you are a contractor that interacts with both the Department of Defense and “electronic parts,” it is time to grab the caffeinated beverage of your choice, crack open 79 FR 26,092, and begin the bone-tingling read that is sure to keep many supply chain managers up at night....

The Cybersecurity Race: Executive Branch Takes The Lead While Congress Watches From The Bleachers
Alexander W. Major, April 22, 2014
The federal government sector has been abuzz lately with whispers and shouts about pending cybersecurity regulations, frameworks, and requirements. This attention is not particularly surprising, especially given the recent high-profile data breaches, the litigation threats surrounding those...
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Alexander W. Major

Eleventh Floor East, 1300 I Street, NW
WashingtonDC 20005-3314


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