David S. Gallacher

David Gallacher is a partner in the Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Gallacher's professional experience involves a wide variety of litigation, administrative, and counseling issues related to federal procurement laws. His experience is extensive and includes complex litigation in federal court under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act, claims disputes before the Boards of Contract Appeals and bid protest actions. He regularly counsels both domestic and foreign companies on issues relating to compliance with government regulations including, among other things, subcontract administration, country of origin requirements under the Buy American and Trade Agreements Acts, export controls, commercial item exceptions, merger and acquisition due diligence, cost accounting, suspension and debarment, and small business requirements. He also regularly conducts compliance reviews and internal investigations to assist companies ensure that they are in full compliance with the law.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Government Contracts, 2) Investigations &, 3) International Trade, 4) Bid Protests, 5) Claims, 6) Contract Cost Accounting, 7) Exports and Export-Related Controls, 8) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and 9) Intellectual Property Rights Under Government Contracts
Law School American University, Washington College of Law (J.D., 2001)
Admitted Year 1999
Education University of Utah (1997, B.A.)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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