Stuart Turner has extensive experience in litigation and counseling for companies that work with the federal government.

Mr. Turner has represented contractors for the defense, healthcare, construction and other industries in bid protests, claims, and traditional litigation, including litigation under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). He has litigated before the Government Accountability Office, the Federal Boards of Contract Appeals, the US Court of Federal Claims, and the District of Columbia Contract Appeals Board, as well as traditional state and federal courts.

He has advised clients on multiple aspects of government contracting, including compliance matters, False Claims Act and other investigations, and FOIA. He has trained both contractors and grant recipients in evolving compliance requirements and helped these entities draft and implement compliant internal policies.

He has assisted companies and grant-receiving organizations in internal audits and investigations, and with responding to inquiries from the Department of Justice and multiple other federal, state and local agencies.

Mr. Turner has taught and published on various aspects of compliance for both federal contractors and grant recipients, including programs on FAR procurement rules, bid protest procedure, FOIA, data rights for government contractors, organizational conflicts of interest, and other topics.


  • Blue Glacier Management Group, B-416647.1, protester, corrective action (2018).
  • Open SAN Consulting, LLC, B-416968.1, protester, corrective action (2018).
  • Mission Essential Personnel, B-417015.3, protester, corrective action (2018).
  • Ernst & Young LLP, B-416074.2, protester, corrective action (2018).
  • Dell Services Federal Government, Inc., B-414461.6, intervenor, protest denied (2018).
  • G2SF, Inc., B-416508.1, protester, corrective action (2018).
  • STG International, Inc., B-415734.4, protester, corrective action (2018).
  • Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., B-412967.9, intervenor, protest denied (2018).
  • 901 W Walnut Hill Lane Holdings Ltd Partnership, B- 416106.1, et al., intervenor, protest denied (2018).
  • L3 Unidyne, Inc., B- 414902., protester, sustained (2017).
  • Associated Press v. U.S. Dep't of State, 2016 WL 6476932. (D.D.C. 2016), protected contractor's documents from release under FOIA request by national press organization (
  • Parcel 49C Limited Partnership v. United States, 130 Fed.Cl. 109, intervenor, protest denied (2016).
  • Raytheon Company, Space & Airborne Sys., ASBCA No. 57801 et al., sustaining appeal of claim based on government double-counting of costs (2015).
  • International Counsel Bureau v. United States Department of Defense, --- F.Supp.3d ---- (D.D.C. 2015), sustaining challenge to adequacy of agency search under FOIA.
  • Systems Integration & Management, Inc., CBCA 1512, successful appeal of CDA claim denial (2013).
  • Martha's Table, Inc., DCCAB No. P-0896, protester, sustained (2012).


The Supreme Court Reshapes FOIA Exemption 4 (pdf)
The Government Contractor, Vol. 61, No. 27
The Supreme Court Streamlines FOIA Exemption 4
GSA Moves Forward with Plan to Consolidate the Federal Supply Schedule Program (pdf)
Government Contracting Law Report, Vol. 5, No. 4
The 809 Panel's Bid Protest Reform Recommendations
Aerospace & Defense Law360, Construction Law360, Government Contracts Law360, Health Law360, Project Finance Law360, Public Policy Law360
DOD's New Rules Of The Road For 'Other Transactions'
Aerospace & Defense Law360, Compliance Law360, Government Contracts Law360


  • JD, William & Mary Law School, 2001
  • BA, English Literature, Carleton College, 1993
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Board of Editors, Pratt's Government Contracting Law Report


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