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.

Experience

  • 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).
  • ASRC Communications, Ltd., B-414319.2 et al., intervenor, protest denied (2017).
  • Ernst & Young LLP, B-414362.1, protester, corrective action (2017).
  • Associated Press v. U.S. Dep't of State, --- F.Supp.3d ---- (D.D.C. 2016), protected contractor's documents from release under FOIA request by national press organization (www.law360.com/governmentcontracts/articles/858476).
  • American Access, Inc., B–414137, intervenor, protest denied (2017).
  • Parcel 49C Limited Partnership v. United States, 130 Fed.Cl. 109, intervenor, protest denied (2016).
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector, LLP v. United States, 126 Fed.Cl. 328, successful action to preserve result of sustained GAO protest (2016).
  • Deloitte Consulting, LLP et al., B–411884 et al., protester, sustained (2015).
  • Thales Defense & Security, Inc., B-412251, protester, corrective action (2015).
  • L-3 National Security Solutions, Inc., B- 411045 et al., protester, sustained (2015).
  • 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.
  • Raytheon Co., Space & Airborne Sys., ASBCA No. 57801 government claim dismissed on statute of limitations ground (2013).
  • Systems Integration & Management, Inc., CBCA 1512, successful appeal of CDA claim denial (2013).
  • Martha's Table, Inc., DCCAB No. P-0896, protester, sustained (2012).

Perspectives

What To Expect From OTA Protests And Disputes
Aerospace & Defense Law360, Government Contracts Law360
Other Transactions Authority (OTA): Protests and Disputes
Advisory
GAO Will Police 'Other Transaction Authority' Awards
Aerospace & Defense Law360, Government Contracts Law360, Technology Law360
GAO Sustains Oracle's Other Transaction Authority (OTA) Protest
Advisory
Pursuing Self-Interest While Achieving Oversight GAO Protest Reform Should Look to Process, Not Politics—Part 2 (pdf)
The Government Contracting Law Report, Vol. 4, Number 6
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Credentials

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

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