Jonathan has more than 25 years of experience in representing domestic and foreign companies, public-private partnerships, and quasi-government agencies in transactions and litigation involving federal government grants and contracts for the research, development, licensing, and sale of information systems hardware, software and services, communications equipment and services, life sciences products, defense hardware and materials, support services, humanitarian and development assistance, infrastructure project development, and the outsourcing of business process and information systems services.
His experience includes procurements in the United States by foreign governments of defense and information systems, representation of foreign companies in federal procurements, and sales of products and services to state and local government agencies. He has broad experience in all aspects of government procurement law, including requirements development, design of requests for proposals, contract bidding and negotiation procedures, offer evaluation procedures, intellectual property protection, subcontracting, contract financing, affirmative action, cost accounting standards and audits, procurement integrity, and security clearances and classified matters.
He assists clients in compliance and licensing under the ITAR and EAR export controls, foreign licensing of government-funded R&D, and compliance involving foreign acquisition and control of US entities performing sensitive and classified work, including FOCI mitigation and CFIUS approvals.
Jonathan also has litigated numerous government contract protests and claims before administrative tribunals and the federal courts. He is an experienced trial attorney who has litigated many commercial matters, as well as FOIA, reverse FOIA and complex software, communications, and information systems contract cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts.
He is the author of a number of articles on government contracts matters, and has lectured on government contracts and information security matters at Duke University, the American University, and other institutions.
Recognitions & Awards
· Washington DC Super Lawyers: Government Contracts (2013)