WASHINGTON, DC, July 17, 2019 — Arnold & Porter announced today that Michael McGill has joined the firm as a partner in the Government Contracts practice. He will be resident in the firm's Washington, DC office.
Mr. McGill represents clients across all industry sectors and in nearly all aspects of government procurement law. He handles complex litigation and transactional matters. He advocates for clients in bid protests, contract claims against the government, prime-subcontractor disputes, and other commercial litigation, arbitration, and mediation. Mr. McGill defends government contractors facing allegations of fraud and misconduct, helping them navigate Defense Contract Audit Agency audits, Justice Department and agency Offices of Inspector General investigations, and suspension and debarment actions. He also supports government contracts-related mergers and acquisitions.
Craig Holman, head of Arnold & Porter's Government Contracts and National Security practices, said: "Mike has built a reputation as both an exceptional government contracts litigator and a skilled transactional attorney. The diversity of Mike's practice across government contracts and industries and his experience with handling high-stakes government contracts matters will provide great value to our clients."
Mr. McGill has been recognized as a Law360 Government Contracts MVP and Rising Star, and named to Super Lawyers Rising Stars. He has also been ranked by Chambers USA in Government Contracts (Nationwide) and recognized by The Legal 500 US for Government Contracts.
Mr. McGill earned his JD from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected to the Order of the Coif. He received his BA from The Schreyer Honors College at Pennsylvania State University, cum laude.
About Arnold & Porter's Government Contracts Practice
Arnold & Porter's highly regarded, full-service Government Contracts practice helps clients navigate the unique statutory and regulatory constraints and other challenges confronting firms selling to government customers. The sophisticated Government Contracts practice has received top-tier rankings including Chambers USA (Band One); The Legal 500 (Tier One); Washingtonian Magazine's 2018 Best Lawyers In Washington; and Law360's 2018 Government Contracts Practice Group of the Year. The team's former senior US government officials include former General Counsels of the Central Intelligence Agency; the National Security Agency; the Army and the Air Force; and the former Legal Adviser to the Department of State and the Legal Adviser to the National Security Council at the White House, among others.
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