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Adam Briscoe

Adam Briscoe advises companies as they navigate the contracting process with federal, state, and local governments. He counsels and represents clients on bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (COFC), contract claims and disputes, teaming and subcontracting issues, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, data rights and intellectual property issues, and compliance with cybersecurity and Small Business Administration (SBA) regulations. He further represents nontraditional contractors that provide emerging technology solutions and innovative services to the federal government through nontraditional contracting vehicles.

We are looking forward to presenting on Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence, or FOCI, during a webinar hosted by MD APEX on February 7. In an increasingly global economy, for those companies interested in doing classified work for the U.S. Government it is vitally important to understand what constitutes FOCI and how such concerns can be mitigated.Continue Reading [WEBINAR] Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence (FOCI)

On December 26, the Department of Defense (DoD) published its long-awaited Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Program proposed rule, which places comprehensive cybersecurity and information security requirements on DoD contractors and subcontractors. Continue Reading Department of Defense Publishes Long-Awaited CMMC Proposed Rule

Please join us on November 2 for an engaging webinar, Demystifying Controlled Unclassified Information Requirements: Overview of the Regulatory Landscape and Strategies for Implementing a Successful Compliance Program, alongside Stacy High-Brinkley from BDO. Together, we will illuminate the dynamic landscape of federal Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) requirements.Continue Reading Register Now | Demystifying Controlled Unclassified Information Requirements Webinar

We represented AM General (AMG), an automotive manufacturer that builds military vehicles for government customers, including the Humvee, in a successful bid protest involving a $9.7 billion contract for the U.S. Army to build and deliver to the U.S. Army a new generation of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV).Continue Reading Bid Protest Win for AM General on Multi-Billion Dollar Contract

On July 8, the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (OUSD (A&S)) announced its first update to the Other Transactions (OT) Guide since November 2018. The DoD OT Guide provides a detailed overview of the OT process and best practices, from pre-solicitation to award and post-award management. Continue Reading Department of Defense Issues First Update Since 2018 to Other Transactions Guide

We recently examined four recent Federal Circuit cases that “signal significant changes to long-standing jurisdictional precedent in bid protests and Contract Disputes Act (CDA) claims.”Continue Reading Federal Circuit Cases Impacting Jurisdictional Precedent in Bid Protests and Contract Disputes Act Claims

On June 21, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule to implement security measures that safeguard controlled unclassified information (CUI) from unauthorized access and disclosure and improve incident reporting.  Continue Reading DHS Publishes Long-Awaited Final Rule on Controlled Unclassified Information

I recently authored an article for Law360 outlining the set of updated guidelines issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) intended to guide government contractors that handle confidential unclassified information (CUI). Continue Reading Updated NIST Security Guidelines for Contractors Handling Confidential Unclassified Information

On May 10, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released its initial public draft of SP 800-171, Revision 3, a set of updated guidelines aimed at helping organizations better handle confidential unclassified information (CUI) that resides on non-federal systems. Continue Reading NIST Releases Public Draft of Revised Guidelines Aimed at Helping Contractors Protect Sensitive Information