Drew Harker is a retired partner who concentrated his practice on government contracts, healthcare, construction, and white collar and other enforcement matters. He has served as lead attorney in bid protests, claims litigation, transactional, privatization, and enforcement matters, False Claims Act cases, and debarment and suspension proceedings. Mr. Harker also has worked closely with high technology companies, serving as in-house counsel for two years to a leading computer company during which time he advised on all aspects of its government contract business, including compliance, preparing and negotiating license agreements, teaming agreements, and subcontracts. He has advised healthcare and pharmaceutical companies in connection with federal drug pricing requirements, state attorneys general investigations and healthcare fraud, and abuse statutes and regulations.

Mr. Harker has extensive experience with advising companies on compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), including conducting internal FCPA investigations, representing clients before the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and US Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with government enforcement investigations, and formulating FCPA compliance programs, including for the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Harker has also advised clients in connection with US anti-boycott requirements. He is a past Co-Chair of the International Procurement Committee of the American Bar Association's International Law Section.

He has lectured and published articles on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Freedom of Information Act, international procurement, corporate compliance programs, ethics, and privatization. Mr. Harker served on the staff of the US Senate Armed Services Committee for five years, where he was responsible for arms cooperation, defense trade, and foreign military sales.

Credentials

Education
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 1986, cum laude
  • MPA, Princeton University, 1981
  • BA, University of California, San Diego, 1979
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania
  • US Court of Federal Claims
Government and Military Service
  • Professional Staff Member, US Senate Committee on Armed Services
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