Jonathan T. Cain: Lawyer with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Jonathan T. Cain


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Practice Areas

  • Government Contracts
  • Corporate Compliance & Investigations
  • Litigation
  • Technology Transfer & Licensing
  • Professional Services
  • Privacy & Security
  • Energy & Clean Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.585.3508
Fax: 202-434-7400
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University Kalamazoo College, B.A.
Law SchoolAmerican University, J.D.
Admitted1984, District of Columbia; 1985, Virginia; Court of Federal Claims; Federal Circuit Court of Appeals; United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

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)


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Proposed Counterfeit Parts Rule Would Expand Coverage to Commercial Products Sold to Any Federal Agency
Jonathan T. Cain, June 17, 2014
On June 10, 2014 the federal government proposed to expand the coverage of the rule designed to weed out counterfeit electronic parts in products sold to the Government. The new rule, if adopted in the form proposed, would expand coverage of the anti-counterfeit parts rule in three significant ways:

Federal IT Acquisition Policy Recommendations Focus on Cybersecurity
Jonathan T. Cain, February 4, 2014
The Department of Defense and the General Services Administration, which together spend more than $500 billion annually on information technology, have released a joint report to the White House recommending steps to upgrade the cybersecurity requirements of acquisitions of information technology...

On the Sixth Day of Privacy, the Congress Gave to Me.....
Jonathan T. Cain, December 17, 2013
If you believe that Congress does best when it does least, then 2013 was an outstanding year - at least as far as privacy and data protection are concerned. Out of the dozen or so privacy or cyber security bills introduced in the 113th Congress, only four passed one house and none made it into law.

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Jonathan T. Cain

701 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20004-2608


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