Elizabeth Godofsky Leavy

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Development & Construction
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Energy Regulation
  • Construction & Design
  • Government Contracts
  • Postal Service Contracting
  • Qui Tam / False Claims Act
  • Facilities Development & Construction
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.378.2414
Fax: 202.378.2319
University George Washington University, B.A., International Affairs, 2007; CALI Excellence for the Future Award, International Human Rights Clinic, 2010
Law SchoolCornell Law School, J.D., 2011; Trial Advocacy, 2011, Dean's List, Langfan Moot Court Competition, National Security & Law Society, President, 2009-2010; Academic Coordinator, 2008-2009, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Notes Editor
Admitted2012, New York; 2012, New Jersey; 2013, District of Columbia

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association, Public Contract Law Section; Litigation Section

•National Contract Management Association


In her government contracts practice, Elizabeth assists federal contractors and subcontractors in claims or bid protests before the boards of contract appeals and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. She also represents federal contractors and subcontractors in commercial and civil litigation.

Before joining the firm, Elizabeth was an associate at a boutique firm in Washington, D.C., where she focused on government contracts and civil litigation. She also worked in the Office of the General Counsel for the Council of the District of Columbia.

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10.28.14 Daubert Motions at the ASBCA
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12.02.13 Accrual of Government Claims under the Contract Disputes Act
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Daubert Motions at the ASBCA
Elizabeth Leavy, November 12, 2014
Cases at the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals often require scientific or other technical evidence that is best explained by an expert witness. Though it conducts no jury trials and the rules do not expressly require it, the board generally considers itself the gatekeeper of junk scientific...

Will the Supreme Court Uphold Tolling of the Six-Year Limitations Period for Civil False Claims Act Cases During Times of War?
Elizabeth Leavy, July 15, 2014
Whether the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act tolls the six-year statute of limitations for civil claims under the False Claims Act will soon be addressed by the Supreme Court. In Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel Benjamin Carter, No. 12-1497 (July 1, 2014), the...
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Elizabeth Godofsky Leavy

750 17th Street, NW, Suite 900
WashingtonDC 20006


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