Thomas F. Rath

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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  • Government Contracts
  • Construction & Design
  • Postal Service Contracting
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.378.2369
Fax: 202.378.2319
University East Stroudsburg University, B.A., History/Philosophy, summa cum laude, 2007 Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society
Law SchoolAmerican University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 2012 Administrative Law Review, Senior Articles Editor, 2011-2012
Admitted2013, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; 2013, Maryland

Focusing his practice on Government Contracts, Thomas advises corporations, trade associations, nonprofit groups and other clients in their interactions with government agencies and officials. He pursues an active role in advocating for favorable solutions as government decisions are made.

Before joining the firm, Thomas worked as a law clerk at the boutique law firm of Brown & Gould in Bethesda, Md., and in the law department of Amtrak in Washington, D.C. He also taught English at the International Cambridge Training Center in Ciudad Guzman, Jalisco, Mexico.

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More Cases, More Settlements at the ASBCA in FY 2014
Thomas F. Rath, December 8, 2014
The docket of the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals continued its steady growth last year, according to the Board’s FY 2014 statistical report. In fact, the 1,066 appeals pending on the date of the report is slightly more than twice the number pending on the same date in 2009.

Pass-Through Claims Without a Contract—Severin Doctrine Part Two
Thomas F. Rath, April 2, 2014
The Severin doctrine restricts the ability of prime contractors to hold the government responsible for costs incurred by subcontractors. It is often of limited practical effect because it can usually be avoided by contract. Liquidation agreements, sponsorship agreements, pass-through agreements,...

Lessons Learned from 71 Years of the Severin Doctrine
Thomas F. Rath, January 31, 2014
Subcontracting is often the best way to complete a complex project. A subcontractor may have technical expertise, equipment, or human resources that are unavailable to the prime contractor. But assigning work to one or more lower-tier parties carries with it a certain amount of risk. One of the...
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Thomas F. Rath

750 17th Street, NW, Suite 900
WashingtonDC 20006


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