Bill Speros is an associate in Arnold & Porter LLP's Government Contracts and Litigation practice groups. His practice focuses on prosecuting and defending government contract bid protest matters before the United States Court of Federal Claims and the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Mr. Speros also litigates claims at the Board of Contract Appeals, particularly in connection with cost and accounting issues.
Mr. Speros counsels clients on matters related to formation of federal government contracts, investigations, compliance, corporate transactions, and civil Federal False Claims Act actions, including qui tam proceedings. He also counsels clients in the pharmacuetical industry regarding formation of Federal Supply Schedule contracts and compliance with applicable regulations. In. addition, Mr. Speros has experience with various export control and international trade matters, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
Mr. Speros is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School where he was a member of the Public Contract Law Journal, the Moot Court Skills Board, and was the 2005 winner and 2006 student chair of the Gilbert A. Cuneo Government Contracts Moot Court Competition.
Mr. Speros received his BS in general engineering from the United States Air Force Academy. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Speros served as an officer and pilot in the United States Air Force. He is a veteran of several combat and humanitarian contingencies, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the Kosovo Campaign.