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J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

B.S., summa cum laude, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Law Journals

Member, Journal of National Security Law and Policy

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar

Riley counsels and represents government contractors and other companies on a broad range of legal issues, including bid protests, contract claims and disputes, and compliance issues.

Representative Experience

  • Prosecutes and defends bid protests before the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (COFC).
  • Represents government contractors in disputes with the federal government, including appeals of contracting officer final decisions to the Armed Services and Civilian Board of Contract Appeals.
  • Represents pro bono clients in matters protecting and asserting constitutional rights.
  • Drafted amicus curiae brief in support of multiple Indian tribes and environmental groups challenging President Trump’s proclamations shrinking two national monuments in Utah.

Professional Experience

  • Student Attorney, Georgetown Law Institute for Pubic Representation, Environmental Law Clinic (2018)
  • Research Assistant, Georgetown University Law Center, Professor William Buzbee (2016)
  • Program Manager, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Space Systems Field Activity (2013-2015)
  • Navigator, Communications Officer, USS Preble (DDG 88) (2009-2013)