Megan Connor offers a holistic approach to solving clients’ problems. She counsels clients on a variety of government contracting and business matters, including regulatory compliance, security clearances, and intellectual property law. Ms. Connor is an ardent advocate for her clients, always keeping the clients’ business goals in mind. Whether it is assisting a contractor with resolution of a payment dispute with a federal agency or litigating a bid protest before the GAO or COFC, Ms. Connor guides clients based on what makes the best business sense for them. She also counsels and defends contractors in False Claims Act investigations as well as suspension and debarment matters.
When contractors look to grow or diversify, Ms. Connor advises on corporate formation, governance, restructuring and small business planning in the highly regulated government contracting environment. She routinely supports clients on the size and status recertification rules.
For small businesses, she counsels on affiliation issues, limitations on subcontracting, and how to maintain size and status. Ms. Connor also pursues and defends small business size and status protests and appeals before the SBA. She has effectively challenged SBA decisions in the COFC.
In addition, Ms. Connor’s litigation background includes representing contractors in state and federal court, including disputes with teaming partners. She also has successfully defended employers in lawsuits brought by former employees.
Ms. Connor regularly speaks on teaming agreements, joint ventures, subcontracting, and the mentor-protégé programs for small businesses.