Dominique Casimir concentrates her practice in government contracts litigation and counseling. She represents government contractors hailing from a wide variety of industries, including defense, healthcare, information technology, and professional services. Ms. Casimir regularly litigates pre-award and post-award bid protests before the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), the US Court of Federal Claims, and the Federal Aviation Administration Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition. Ms. Casimir also has extensive experience litigating complex contract claims before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, and has litigated teaming disputes in arbitration proceedings.

Ms. Casimir has successfully handled suspension and debarment matters for large and small government contractors, and has appeared before the Suspension and Debarment Officials of several federal agencies. Additionally, she has had particular success litigating the timeliness of government claims under the Contract Disputes Act.

In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Casimir routinely counsels clients on compliance issues arising under government contracts and federal grants.


  • Systems Application & Technologies, Inc. v. United States in successful prosecution of a bid protest; 107 Fed. Cl. 795 (2012).
  • Raytheon Company v. US in successful defense against a government claim asserted under the Contract Disputes Act; 104 Fed. Cl. 327 (2012) recon. denied, Raytheon Company v. US, 105 Fed. Cl. 351 (2012).


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  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2005
  • BA, Georgetown University, 1999
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US Court of Federal Claims
  • Public Contract Section, American Bar Association

  • Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association

  • US Court of Federal Claims Bar Association

  • Vice Chair, Section of Public Contract Law Committee on Debarment and Suspension, American Bar Association
  • Spanish

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