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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Shopping for the Cloud Made Easy - GSA’s Special Item Number Project for Cloud Computing and Request for Comments
Melinda Lewis,Alexander W. Major, December 12, 2014
On November 18, 2014, the General Services Administration (“GSA”) hosted an Industry Day seeking feedback on its proposal to add a Cloud Computing Special Item Number (“SIN”) on its IT Multiple Award Schedule 70 (“MAS IT-70”). A SIN is GSA’s categorization...

Cyber-Breach & NISPOM Conforming Change 2 - It’s What’s on the Inside That Counts
Alexander W. Major, December 5, 2014
Most companies are worried about external threats - things that are coming at their people, their group, their company, their government, all from an outside actor. Like government’s with an eye on counter-intelligence, however, savvy businesses also realize that their employees can also pose...

“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....

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Alexander W. Major

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


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