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Speeches & Publications

Spring 2014

"Recent Trends in Healthcare Contracting and Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Government Contractors"
Daniel P. Graham, Moderator
ABA's 20th Annual Federal Procurement Institute—Navigating the Procurement Headwinds: Shifting Procurement Constraints and Priorities
March 21, 2014 | Annapolis, MD

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“When You've Taken a Body Blow—What Suspension and Debarment Officials Look For When a Contractor is Referred to Them”
Kara M. Sacilotto, Presenter, and Scott M. McCaleb, Moderator
Avoid Being An April Fool—Government Contract Compliance to Put You in First Place, And Keep You Off the Front Page, WMACCA 2014 Conference on Ethics and Compliance for Government Contractors
April 1, 2014 | McLean, VA

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“D.C. Court Applies Common-Sense Limits to Davis-Bacon Act”
Eric W. Leonard and Craig Smith
Law360
April 14, 2014

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“Taking the Long View on the Interagency Suspension & Debarment Committee's Latest Report”
Kara M. Sacilotto and Craig Smith
Bloomberg BNA's Federal Contracts Report
April 15, 2014

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“Timber Contractor's Claim Fails to Adhere to Statutory Deadlines Imposed by the Contract Disputes Act; Adherence is Critical to Effective Resolution of Contract Claims”
W. Barron A. Avery
Natural Resources & Endangered Species Report
April 2014

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“Spectrum for Unmanned Aviation Systems – What's Needed? What's Being Done? What Can You Use Today?”
Jillian D. Volkmar, Speaker
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Unmanned Systems 2014 Conference
May 13, 2014 | Orlando, FL

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“The Sovereign as Litigant”
Scott M. McCaleb, Speaker
2014 Federal Practice Summit, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
May 14, 2014 | Washington, DC

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"Due Diligence in Government Contractor Mergers and Acquisitions"
Philip J. Davis, Kay Tatum, Nova J. Daly, Craig Smith, Tara L. Ward, Laura El-Sabaawi and Usha Neelakantan
Federal Publications Seminars
May 14-15, 2014 | Washington, DC

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"Selecting & Working With Outside Ethics & Compliance Monitors"
William A. Roberts, III, Panelist
Navy OGC Symposium
May 15, 2014

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“Pathways to Success in Government Contracts”
Kara M. Sacilotto and Laura E. Sherman, Moderators
Women in Government Contracts Law Forum
May 15, 2014 | Washington, DC

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"Competitive Contracting: Reducing Contract Negotiations to Days and Obtaining the Contract You Want”
Rachel Alexander and Dot Powell-Woodson, Speakers
2014 Blue National Summit, Blue Cross Blue Shield
May 19, 2014 | Orlando, FL

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“Successfully Navigating Government Contract Administration”
Rachel Alexander and Dot Powell-Woodson, Speakers
2014 Blue National Summit, Blue Cross Blue Shield
May 21, 2014 | Orlando, FL

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“DCMA Contractor Purchasing System Reviews”
Nicole J. Owren-Wiest and Craig Smith, Speakers
Online Webinar
May 28, 2014

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“Settlement of an FCA Procurement Case”
Ralph J. Caccia, Speaker
2014 Civil False Claims Act & Qui Tam Enforcement National Institute, American Bar Association
June 4-6, 2014 | Washington, DC

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“The Government Contract Intellectual Property Workshop”
Scott A. Felder and Nicole J. Owren-Wiest, Instructors
Federal Publications Seminars
June 17-19, 2014 | San Diego, CA

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"The Intricacies of Cybersecurity in Government Contracting"
Daniel P. Graham, Moderator
Federal Circuit Bar Association 16th Annual Bench & Bar Conference
June 21, 2014 | Asheville, NC

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“Inside Recent FCPA Settlements and Declinations: What They Reveal about the Impact of Voluntary Disclosures on the Penalty Awarded”
Ralph J. Caccia, Speaker
American Conference Institute's 6th Chicago FCPA Boot Camp
June 24-25, 2014 | Chicago, IL

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“Intellectual Property in Government Contracts”
2014 Contract Attorneys Course
Scott A. Felder, Speaker
The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School
July 2014

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“Due Diligence in Government Contractor Mergers and Acquisitions”
Philip Davis, Kay Tatum, Chris Weld, Nova Daly, Craig Smith, Tara Ward, Laure El-Sabaawi, Usha Neelakantan, Faculty
Federal Publications Seminars
November 12-13, 2014 | Arlington, VA