About the Authors
Richard Arnholt advises companies on the complex rules applicable to contracting with federal and state governments. He focuses on risk mitigation through implementation and upgrades to ethics and compliance programs as well as response to government allegations of procurement fraud or misconduct, including responding to suspension or debarment notices before various government agencies, including the U.S. Army, Air Force and Navy; Defense Logistics Agency; EPA; GSA; and Department of Homeland Security.
Taylor Hillman assists clients throughout the contracting process with federal, state and local governments. She provides advice related to corporate compliance programs, investigations, protests and other matters. In addition, Taylor works with companies on international trade compliance related to economic sanctions and embargoes, export controls, anti-bribery regulations and other customs and import controls.
Thad McBride heads the firm’s International Trade practice. He counsels clients, including many government contractors, on compliance matters and investigations involving U.S. export regulations (ITAR and EAR), economic sanctions and embargoes, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Thad also regularly supports clients in matters involving imports (CBP), anti-boycott controls and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
Todd Overman is chair of the firm’s Government Contracts practice. Todd has more than a decade of experience advising companies on the unique aspects of doing business with the federal government. Since 2010, he has been involved in more than 45 transactions involving the purchase or sale of a government contractor. Todd’s practice includes a combination of regulatory and compliance advice, M&A support and litigation and dispute resolution.
Sylvia Yi represents businesses as they move through the contracting process with federal, state and local governments. Her practice also includes counseling public and private companies across a range of industries related to their business in the international marketplace. Sylvia advises clients on the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and handles government contracts disputes from bid protests to appeals.