Keith R. Szeliga

Keith R. Szeliga: Attorney with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Biography

Keith R. Szeliga is a partner and former Practice Group Leader in the Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. He is also a member of the firm's Aerospace and Defense Industry Team.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Szeliga represents clients ranging from small businesses to the nation's largest defense contractors in a broad range of Government contracts matters, including:

•Bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Court of Federal Claims
•Government contracts compliance, including compliance programs, reviews, and counseling
•Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving Government contractors
•Audits and investigations, including internal investigations, DCAA audits, and OIG investigations
•Subcontracts and teaming agreements and disputes
•Contract Disputes Act (CDA) claims and appeals

Mr. Szeliga advises clients regarding the full spectrum of statutes and regulators applicable to Government contractors. Representative areas in which Mr. Szeliga has specialized expertise include:

•Government contracts cost and pricing issues, including the Cost Principles, the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and the Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA)
•Rights in technical data, computer software, and patents under Government contracts
•Personal and organizational conflicts of interest (PCIs and OCIs)
•Revolving door and other post-Government employment restrictions
•Procurement Integrity Act (PIA) compliance
•Small business issues relevant to Government contractor mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
•Bribery, gratuities, and kickbacks
•False Claims Act (FCA) and other fraud allegations
•The FAR Mandatory Disclosure Rule

Mr. Szeliga publishes and lectures frequently on these and other topics of interest to the Government contracts community. His articles have been cited in several court opinions and numerous law review articles.

Honors

•Named to Who's Who Legal: Public Procurement, 2015-2018
•Named to The Legal 500 United States, 2018

Experience

Government Contracts Compliance Counseling

Mr. Szeliga has counseled numerous clients, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, regarding compliance with the statutes and regulations that apply to Government contractors. Mr. Szeliga's experience in this area includes:

•Developing and implementing Government contracts compliance programs
•Conducting Government contracts compliance reviews
•Drafting Government contracts codes of business ethics and conduct
•Preparing Government contracts policies, procedures, and training materials
•Providing Government contracts compliance training
•Analyzing and mitigating the risks inherent in becoming a Government contractor
•Answering complex compliance questions on a daily basis

Government Contracts Cost and Pricing

Mr. Szeliga has advised clients in matters involving the allowability, allocability, and reasonableness of costs under the FAR Cost Principles; the allocation and assignment of costs under the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS); and the disclosure of cost and pricing data under the Truth in Negotiations Act. Representative examples of Mr. Szeliga's experience include:

•Preparing a claim for internal restructuring costs that resulted in a settlement pursuant to which the client recovered hundreds of millions of dollars
•Preparing a claim that resulted in a final decision allowing a contractor to retain hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance recoveries for damages incurred as a result of Hurricane Katrina
•Assisting a defense contractor with DCAA audits and a potential claim involving hundreds of millions of dollars incurred for internal restructuring costs
•Defending a company responsible for building a first-of-its-kind nuclear weapons facility against a notice of intent to disallow certain construction costs
•Counseling a large defense contractor regarding the allowability and allocability of environmental remediation costs
•Conducting investigations involving allegations relating to various categories of allegedly unallowable costs
•Conducting an estimating system review for an aerospace and defense contractor
•Drafting policies and procedures to enhance TINA compliance and minimize defective pricing risk

Government Contracts Intellectual Property

Mr. Szeliga has substantial experience advising clients regarding rights in technical data, computer software, and patents under Government contracts. His expertise in this area includes:

•Counseling clients regarding the FAR, DFARS and DEAR technical data, computer software, and patent rights clauses
•Helping clients to refine their Government contracts intellectual property strategies
•Negotiating intellectual property rights under Government contracts and subcontracts
•Tailoring commercial computer software licenses for Government use
•Assisting clients with issues involving authorization and consent pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1498
•Developing and implementing policies, procedures, and training materials to protect rights in technical data, computer software, and patents
•Conducting internal reviews to determine the allocation of intellectual property rights under Government contracts
•Supporting claims involving rights in technical data and computer software

Bid Protests

Mr. Szeliga is an experienced bid protest attorney. He has represented protestors and intervenors in numerous bid protests filed at the Government Accountability office and Court of Federal Claims. Representative bid protest matters include:

•Successful representation of Shearwater Mission Support in a bid protest challenging the Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command's award of a $79 million contract for base operation support services (Shearwater Mission Support, LLC, B-416717, Nov. 20, 2018, 2018 CPD__)
•Successful defense of Air Force's award of a billion dollar contract to Deloitte & Touche for Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness Support (KPMG LLP v. United States, 139 Fed. Cl. 533 (2018))
•Successful defense of bid protest challenging the Department of Education's award of a $75 million task order to IBM for information technology support services (NTT DATA Services Fed. Gov't, B-416123 et al., June 20, 2018, 2018 CPD 215)
•Successful defense of bid protest challenging the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's award of a $19 million contract to Precision Bioservices for the operation of biosample and genetics repositories (Fisher BioServices, Inc., B-413982.4, B-413982.6, Nov. 29, 2017, 2017 CPD 49)
•Successful defense of bid protest challenging the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers' award of a $8 million small business set-aside task order to Engineering/Remediation Resource Group for environmental remediation services at munitions response sites (EA Eng’g, Science, & Tech., Inc., B-411967.2, Apr. 5, 2016, 2016 CPD 106)
•Successful defense of bid protest challenging the Defense Health Agency’s corrective action in response to a sustained GAO protest (PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector, LLP vs. United States, 126 Fed. Cl. 328 (2016))
•Successful representation of Deloitte Consulting in bid protest challenging the Defense Health Agency’s award of a $53 million contract for process improvement and integration services for the Military Health System (Deloitte Consulting LLP, B-411884 et al., Nov. 16, 2015, 2016 CPD 2)
•Successful defense of bid protest challenging the Department of the Army’s award of a $176 million contract to SAIC for services to support counter-insurgency and counter-IED devices in Afghanistan (Science Applications Int’l Corp., B-407013, Oct. 19, 2012, 2012 CPD 308)
•Successful defense of bid protest challenging the General Services Administration’s award of a Blanket Purchase Agreement to W.W. Grainger to supply hardware products to Marine Corps bases (Woodcrest Ace Hardware-MSC Industrial Supply Co., B-401417, July 12, 2010, 2010 CPD 162)
•Successful defense of bid protest challenging the Army Material Command's award of a multibillion dollar contract to Northrop Grumman Cobham Intercoms LLC for an improved vehicle intercommunication system (Telephonics Corp., B-401647, B-401647.2, Oct. 16, 2009, 2009 CPD 215)
•Successful defense of bid protest challenging the Social Security Administration’s award of a GSA Schedule blanket purchase agreement to Hewlett-Packard for computer equipment (Dell Marketing LP, B-400784, Jan. 27, 2009, 2009 CPD 35)
•Successful defense of bid protest challenging the Naval Air Systems Command's award of a $1.16 billion contract to Northrop Grumman for the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System (Lockheed Martin MS2 Tactical Sys., B-400135, B-400135.2, Aug. 8, 2008, 2008 CPD 157)
•Successful representation of Sikorsky Aircraft Company in bid protest challenging the Air Force’s award of, and subsequent corrective action in connection with, a $15 billion contract for the next generation of Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR-X) helicopters (Sikorsky Aircraft Co., B-299145 et al., Feb. 26, 2007, CPD 45; Lockheed Martin Sys. Integration-Owego, B-299145.5 et al., Aug. 30, 2007, 2007 CPD 155)
•Successful defense of a classified agency’s award of a contract for terrorism watch-listing services (unpublished)
•Successful representation of Northrop Grumman Information Technology in protest challenging the Department of the Army’s failure to award one of several contracts in a nine-year, $20 billion program for worldwide information technology services (Multimax, Inc. et al., B-298249.6 et al., Oct. 24, 2006, 2006 CPD 165)
•Successful defense of the Department of Education’s award of a contract for remote location home schooling (IDEA Int’l, Inc. v. United States, 74 Fed. Cl. 129 (2006)
•Successful representation of a small business in a GAO bid protest of the Army’s award of a contract for inlet barrier filtration devices for the UH-60 helicopter (Filtration Dev. Co. v. United States, 60 Fed. Cl. 371 (2004)

Government Contracts Investigations

Mr. Szeliga has conducted dozens of internal investigations. He has assisted with mandatory and voluntary disclosures and also defended clients in Government investigations conducted by OIGs and DOJ. Representative examples of issues with respect to which Mr. Szeliga has investigation experience include:

•Procurement Integrity Act (PIA) compliance
•Revolving door and other post-Government employment restrictions
•Bribery, gratuities, and kickbacks
•Personal and organizational conflicts of interest (PCIs and OCIs)
•Price reductions clause (PRC) and defective pricing allegations under GSA Schedule contracts
•Labor charging, including labor mapping and qualifications
•Unallowable and expressly unallowable costs
•False Claims Act (FCA) and related fraud allegations

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mr. Szeliga has represented clients in numerous corporate transactions involving Government contractors. He advises clients regarding Government contracts risks and opportunities, drafts and negotiates Government contracts representations and other terms, and leads Government contracts due diligence teams. Representative M&A transactions that Mr. Szeliga has supported from a Government contracts perspective include the following:

•Represented United Flexible, Inc. (a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners) in connection with its contemplated sale to UK-based Smiths Group for $345 million.
•Represented a platform portfolio company of RLH Equity Partners in the federal services sector in connection with its synergistic acquisition of the assets and operations of an unincorporated business unit of a large publicly traded company.
•Represented CACI, Inc. - Federal in connection with its acquisition of the systems engineering and acquisition support services business of CSRA LLC, a unit of General Dynamics Information Technology Inc.
•Represented CACI International, Inc. (NYSE: CACI) in connection with its acquisitions of various government contracts, joint ventures and businesses.
•Represented Polaris Alpha (a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners) in connection with the acquisition of Solidyn Solutions, LLC, a provider of satellite mission management, command and control systems, virtualization and cloud computing and large scale data processing systems to defense and intelligence agencies.
•Represented Riordan Lewis & Haden (RLH) in connection with the acquisition of an analytics and cybersecurity company serving the intelligence and defense communities.
•Represented United Flexible (a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners) in connection with the acquisition of Kreisler Manufacturing Corporation (OTC: KRSL), a manufacturer of precision metal components and assemblies.
•Represented Arlington Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition of the Defense & Security business of iRobot Corp (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in robotic technology-based solutions.
•Represented United Flexible, Inc. (a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners) in connection with its acquisition of Fulton Bellows, LLC (manufacturer of complex precision bellows and thin-walled metal components utilized in mission critical gas and fluid control systems).
•Represented CACI International, Inc. (NYSE: CACI) in connection with its acquisition of the National Security Solutions business of L-3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LLL)

•Represented TeraLogics, LLC in connection with its auction process and sale to Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB)

•Represented Novetta Solutions, LLC (a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners) in connection with its auction and sale to the Caryle Group (NASDAQ: CG).

•Represented Iron Data Solutions, LLC (a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners) in connection with its acquisition of MicroPact, Inc., a leading enterprise software company providing solutions primarily to federal customers
•Represented KLH Capital in connection with the sale and recapitalization of Federal Resources Supply Company, Inc. (a provider of mission critical solutions to military personnel and first responders) to existing management and a minority investor
•Represented Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) in its acquisition of DTech Labs, Inc.
•Represented Arlington Capital Partners and its portfolio company Quantum Spatial, Inc. in connection the acquisition of Watershed Sciences, Inc.
•Represented L-1 Identity Solutions (NYSE: ID) in connection with the sale of its intelligence services business to BAE Systems, Inc.
•Represented Arlington Capital Partners and its portfolio company Chandler/May, Inc. in connection with the acquisition and recapitalization of Aeromech Engineering, Inc.

Articles

• Twelve Tips for a Successful Debriefing
Pratt's Government Contracting Law Report , October 2018
• DoD Policy Memorandum Rejects 'Sweeps' Data
National Defense , 2018
• Alternative Agreements For Research AndDevelopment With NASA
Briefing Papers , March 2018
• What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers
Pratt's Government Contracting Law Report , January 2017
• Key Considerations in Hosted Payloads, Satellite Finance, November 14, 2016
• The Impact Of Foreign Buyers On Mergers And Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors: Foreign Buyers Still Make A Difference, Even In The Absence Of Classified Contracts (Part II), The Government Contractor, October 12, 2016
• Identifying and Mitigating Organizational Conflicts of Interest in Government Contracts Mergers and Acquisitions, Bloomberg BNA, October 11, 2016
• The Impact of Foreign Buyers on Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors: Preserving the Facility Security Clearance (Part I), The Government Contractor, October 5, 2016
• Roadmap to Obtaining Government Consent for Corporate Transactions Involving Government Contractors, Financier Worldwide Magazine, September 2016
• Where to Look for the Low Hanging Fruit, Contract Management - Due Diligence in Government Contracts Mergers and Acquisitions, September 2016
• The Impact of Government Contracts on the Structure of Corporate Transactions, Financier Worldwide Magazine, August 2016
• Investing in Small Business - Navigating SBA's Affiliation Rules, The Government Contractor, August 4, 2016
• Contractor Mergers and Acquisitions: Issues to Watch, National Defense, June 2016
• Troubling Language in GAO Ruling on Translator Contract, Law360, March 4, 2016
• Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest Among Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Support Services, Thomson Reuters West Briefing Papers, No.12-4, March 2012
• This Time, It's Personal: PCIs in Government Contracting, Contract Management, February 2012
• Identifying Viable Preaward Bid Protest Allegations At The GAO, Thomson Reuters West Briefing Papers, No. 10-6, May 2010
• How to Avoid Giving Away Your Proprietary Technical Data and Computer Software Under Contracts with the Department of Defense, The Clause, September 2009
• Protecting Your Proprietary Rights, Contract Management, July 1, 2009
• Identifying Viable Postaward Bid Protest Allegations At The GAO, Thomson Reuters West Briefing Papers, No. 09-4, March 1, 2009
• Trade Agreements Act of 1979, in Chapter 14, Terms and Conditions, GSA Schedule Handbook, Thomson West, 2008
• So You Lost - Now What? A Vacationer's Guide To GAO Bid Protests, Contract Management, November 1, 2008
• Conquering Uncertainty in an Indefinite World: A Survey of Disputes Arising Under IDIQ Contracts, Public Contract Law Journal, Spring, 2008
• Watch Your Step: A Contractors Guide to Revolving-Door Restrictions, Public Contract Law Journal, Summer 2007
• Conflict and Intrigue in Government Contracts: A Guide to Identifying and Mitigating Organizational Conflicts of Interest, Public Contract Law Journal, Summer 2006
• In Search Of A Better Audit - A Proposal For Instilling Greater Consistency And Transparency In The GSA IG Audit Process, The Government Contractor, February 15, 2006

Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Blog Posts

• OSD Issues Policy Guidance Rejecting “Sweeps” Data, June 27, 2018
• Contractors Beware: The 2018 NDAA Ushers In New Changes Affecting IP Rights, January 30, 2018
• What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers, Volume 10 - Accounting for the Cost of Business Combinations Under Government Contracts Mergers and Acquisitions, October 18, 2016
• What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers, Volume 9 - Unclassified Contracts? Foreign Buyers Still Make a Difference, September 6, 2016
• What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers, Volume 8 - Foreign Buyers Do Make a Difference, August 15, 2016
• What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers, Volume 7 - Investing in Small Businesses, July 27, 2016
• What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers, Volume 6 - Organizational Conflicts of Interest: When the Whole Is Less Than the Sum of Its Parts, June 23, 2016
• What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers, Volume 5 - The Land Mines Strewn Throughout the Data Room, May 23, 2016
• What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers, Volume 4 - Key Issues in Government Contracts Due Diligence, April 21, 2016
• What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers, Volume 3 - What Happens to Pending Proposals? March 17, 2016
• Understanding the Scope of Federal Supply Schedule Labor Category Descriptions: Risks and Opportunities Presented by the GAO’s AllWorld Language Consultants Decision, February 26, 2015
• What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers, Volume 2 - Obtaining Consent to Assign a Government Contract, February 12, 2016
• What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers, Volume 1 - The Structure of the Deal and Government Consent, January 14, 2016
• Data Rights Redux - 10 Ways to Preserve Your IP, October 29, 2014
• Creating Intellectual Property is Hard; Losing It to Uncle Sam is Easy, September 24, 2013
• Preventing Personal Conflicts Of Interest Among Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Support Services, April 16, 2012
• New Personal Conflict Of Interest Rules For Contractors, November 16, 2011
• Proposed FAR Rule: A New Regulatory Framework For Organizational Conflicts Of Interest And Unequal Access To Nonpublic Information, May 12, 2011
• The Transparency Monster Strikes Again: New Reporting Requirements For Executive Compensation And First-Tier Subcontract Awards, August 17, 2010
• The Dangers Of Courtship: Organizational Conflicts Of Interest Arising From Contemplated Corporate Transactions, May 12, 2010
• Ten Tips for a Successful Debriefing, April 9, 2010
• But You Promised! Ten Simple Steps for Avoiding the Apparent Authority Trap, February 17, 2010
• GAO's Bid Protest Annual Report to the Congress for Fiscal Year 2009 - Another Busy Year for GAO, Another Good Year for Protestors, February 17, 2010
• Render Unto Caesar What Is Caesar's ... Or Else: The Expansion of False Claims Act Liability to the Retention of Overpayments, June 11, 2009
• Use of Government Personnel, Uniforms and Insignia in Promotional or Advertising Materials, May 12, 2009
• When Generosity Becomes a Vice: Eighth Circuit Affirms Gratuities Conviction Based on Email Correspondence Between Contractor and Government Employee, April 9, 2009
• DoD Issues Interim Rule Requiring Contractors to Ensure That Former DoD Procurement Officials Have Obtained a Pre-Hire Ethics Opinion, February 17, 2009
• So You Lost - Now What? A Vacationer's Guide to GAO Bid Protests, January 7, 2009
• Appearance of an OCI Standing Alone Is Insufficient to Disqualify Offeror, October 6, 2008
• Conquering Uncertainty in an Indefinite World: A Survey of Disputes Arising Under IDIQ Contracts, June 30, 2008
• Administration of Organizational conflict of Interest Mitigations Plans -- Are Special Masters on the Horizon? March 13, 2008
• Revolving Door, November 30, 2007
• Axiom Resource Management v. United States: Judicial Scrutiny of Organizational Conflicts of Interest Intensifies, October 30, 2007

Media Mentions

•If Agencies Can Waive Conflicts of Interest, Why Don’t They?, Federal Contracts Report
Federal Contracts Report , January 20, 2018
•Navy Contractor Can’t Stay $43M Submarine Oxygen Contract
Law360 , August 16, 2017
•Congress Restores Civilian Agency Task Order Protests After GAO’s Dismissals
Federal Contracts Report , December 6, 2016
•Navy Didn’t Justify $182 Million Logistics Award GAO Says
Federal Contracts Report , April 29, 2016
•Troubling Language In GAO Ruling On Translator Contract
Law360 , March 4, 2016
•GAO: Firm Used Wrong Labor Category to Win Linguistics Order
Federal Contracts Report , February 1, 2016

Speaking Engagements

• Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software, Federal Publications Seminars, 2013-2018
•“The Masters Institute in Government Contracts Intellectual Property,” Federal Publications Seminars, 2015-2018
•“The Mandatory Disclosure Rule,” Federal Publication Seminars, 2017-2018
• Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software Under Government Contracts, National Contract Management Association, Dulles Corridor Chapter, Chantilly, VA, September 21, 2018
• Other Transactions for Prototypes - The Next Big Thing in DoD Acquisitions, Government Contractor Dinner Series, San Diego, CA, June 21, 2018
•“New Administration, New Space...New Rules?.” 2017 ABA Space Law Symposium, Washington, DC, June 8, 2017
•Negotiating Software Licenses and Technology Agreements with the Federal Government: Use Rights and IP Protection, Strafford Webinars, September 21, 2016
• Anatomy of a Hosted Payload Involving the U.S. Government, 2016 Space Law Symposium, Washington, DC, June 8, 2016
• Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Under Government Contracts, Aerospace and Defense Forum, San Diego, CA, May 24, 2016
• Legal Lessons Learned in Structuring Hosted Payload Deals, Hosted Payload Alliance, Colorado Springs, CO, April 14, 2016
• Responding to Current Government Initiatives to Acquire Expanded Rights in Data, Lunch with Your Government Contracts Attorney, Washington, DC, May 22, 2013
• Personal and Organizational Conflicts of Interest in Federal Government Contracts, National Contract Management Association, Battlefield-Dulles Chapter, March 2, 2012
• New Government Contractor Rules on Personal Conflicts of Interest and Revolving Door Restrictions, Strafford Seminars, Washington, DC, February 1, 2012
• New Developments in Contract Compliance, Federal Publications Seminars, Washington, DC, October 21, 2009
• Protecting Your Proprietary Rights Under Department of Defense Contracts, National Contract Management Association, Cape Canaveral Chapter, October 14, 2009
• Contract Services: Personal Conflicts of Interest, Organizational Conflicts of Interest & Inherently Governmental Functions, NDIA Procurement Division, Annual Educational Seminar, March 16, 2009
• The New Contractor Business Ethics Compliance Program and Disclosure Requirements, Federal Publications Seminars, Washington, DC, February 26, 2009

Events

•Government Contractor Dinner Series
Playing to Win - Using Government Contracts Award Procedures and Bid Protests to Gain a Competitive Advantage
Seasons 52, San Diego - UTC , April 2, 2019

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade
  • White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations
  • Aerospace and Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202.747.1927  Phone
202.747.3810  Fax
www.sheppardmullin.com
University Attended:
Wake Forest University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1999
Law School Attended:
Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, Legal Aid Bureau, Law and Philosophy Society, 2002
Year of First Admission:
2002
Admission:
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; Maryland; District of Columbia; United States Court of Federal Claims
ISLN:
916980885

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