|University ||Georgetown University, A.B., 1985|
|Law School||College of William & Mary, J.D., 1988|
|Admitted||1989, Virginia; 1991, District of Columbia|
|Memberships ||American Bar Association (Co-Chair, Research & Development and Intellectual Property Committee, Public Contract Section, 2003—).|
|Military||Infantry Officer, United States Army and Maryland Army National Guard Early commissioning, 1984-1992|
Faculty, George Washington University Law School, Government Contracts Program, 1995-1999.
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Doing Business with the Government? What You Should Know about Cybersecurity
Peter F. Garvin,J. Andrew Jackson,Fernand A. Lavallee,Todd S. McClelland,Mauricio F. Paez, June 8, 2015
Government contractors are in a difficult position when it comes to cybersecurity. Not only do they need to worry about cybersecurity issues that affect almost every company, but they also often house sensitive government data that can carry additional obligations. Further, the very fact that they...
Supreme Court Affirms Narrow Scope of Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act, Interprets False Claims Act "First to File" Rule
Peter F. Garvin,J. Andrew Jackson,Fernand A. Lavallee,Grant H. Willis,Donald G. Yeargin, June 8, 2015
In a unanimous decision issued on May 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court closed the window that several lower courts had opened for bringing False Claims Act ("FCA") actions, finding that the Wartime Suspension Limitations Act ("WSLA"), 18 U.S.C. §3287, applies only...
Importers Beware: False Claims Act Enforcement of Import Procedures on the Rise
Laura L. Fraedrich,Peter F. Garvin,J. Andrew Jackson,Chase David Kaniecki,Fernand A. Lavallee, April 17, 2015
Importers are facing potential additional liability for actions they take in connection with importing items into the United States. In addition to administrative penalties imposed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP"), private litigants and the U.S. Department of Justice...
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