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.
Mi-Yong Kim has nearly 25 years of experience related to export controls and national security. Based on her extensive government service, she is uniquely well equipped to provide advice to help clients navigate the complex regulations related to export controls and national security, including matters related to compliance with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR); the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR); the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS); and foreign ownership, control, or influence (FOCI) mitigation by the Defense Security Service.
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 the chair of the firm’s Government Contracts practice and Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C. office. He has over twenty years of experience advising companies on the unique aspects of doing business with the federal government. Over the last decade, he has advised on more than 50 transactions involving the purchase or sale of a government contractor.
Roee Talmor assists clients throughout the contracting process with federal, state and local governments. In this capacity, he provides advice related to corporate compliance programs, investigations, protests and other matters. In addition, Roee represents clients in connection with internal and government investigations, business disputes, and breach of contract disputes.
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.