Katie Flood advises contractors on a wide range of government contracting matters and compliance with the FAR, including the federal procurement programs for small businesses.  Her experience includes protests, claims, and appeals before the GAO, the COFC, the SBA, and the ASBCA.

Ms. Flood counsels and advises clients on matters including contract negotiation issues; small business procurement matters; Small Business Subcontracting Plan compliance; issues related to the GSA FSS program; and Service Contract Act compliance issues.  She also drafts and reviews teaming agreements, subcontracts, joint venture agreements, mentor-protégé agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and contractor team arrangements

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2006Articles Editor, Virginia Journal of International Law
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 2003

Admissions

Representative Experience

Government contracts:
  • Corrective action in multiple GAO protests
  • Successful application for award of injunctive relief from the COFC, pending resolution of a size appeal before the SBA’s OHA
  • Successful appeal of erroneous determinations of affiliation to the SBA’s OHA
  • Pursuit and defense of both size and program eligibility status protests before the SBA
  • Effective utilization of alternative dispute resolution and settlement discussion methodologies resulting in favorable outcomes for our clients
  • APA actions as well as complex civil litigation in federal forums
Small business programs:
  • Counsels small businesses regarding the GSA Multiple Award Schedule Program, including issues related to Contractor Team Arrangements and orders set aside for small businesses and participants in the SBA’s various small business programs
  • Assists with formation of joint ventures, teaming agreements, and subcontracts
  • Assures compliance with Small Business Regulations
  • Requests for equitable adjustments and certified claims
  • Counsels small businesses on size recertification issues

Representative Cases

Speaking Engagements

  • Webinar Presenter, "Using CTAs to Pursue GSA Schedule Opportunities: The Basics You Need to Know," Sep. 20, 2018 (with Julia Di Vito)
  • Panelist, "Alternative Procurement Approaches: Panel Discussion & Overview from the Centers for Program Integrity," NCMA Woodlawn Chapter Lunch and Learn, Jun. 19, 2018
  • Virtual Mentoring, "Contract Vehicles," Women Impacting Public Policy Give Me Five webinar, May 22, 2018 (with Megan Connor)
  • Virtual Mentoring, "Gain Your Competitive Advantage with Joint Ventures," Women Impacting Public Policy Give Me Five webinar, Apr. 25, 2018 (with Megan Connor)
  • Presenter, "Forming Teaming Agreements and Joint Ventures, and SBA Regulatory Update," VIP GROW, a Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce program, Mar. 20, 2018 (with Megan Connor)Presenter, "Getting to Yes: Understanding and Applying SCA and DBA Price Adjustments," NCMA Government Contract Management Symposium, Dec. 4, 2017 (with Nichole Atallah)
  • Webinar presenter, “Recertifications of Size or Status: What Contractors Need to Know,” Aug. 16, 2017 (with Megan Connor)
  • Webinar presenter, “HUBZone and Native Enterprises: What You Need to Know,” NACA, Jun. 27, 2017 (with John Shoraka)
  • Panelist, "Acquisition and the New Administration," NCMA Woodlawn Chapter, Jun. 14, 2017
  • Webinar presenter, “Give Me 5: Understanding SBA’s New Government-Wide Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program,” Women Impacting Public Policy, Oct. 12, 2016 (with Megan Connor)
  • Webinar presenter, "Understanding SBA's New Government-Wide Small Business Mentor-Protege Program," Aug. 23, 2016 (with Tony Franco)
  • Webinar presenter, “SBA’s Final Rules on Limitations on Subcontracting,”  July 20, 2016 (with Megan Connor)
  • Webinar presenter, "Give Me 5: How to Create WOSB Set-Asides to Grow Your Business,"  Women Impacting Public Policy, July 13, 2016 (with Gloria Larkin of TargetGov)
  • Webinar presenter, “Give Me 5: SBA’s New Limitations on Subcontracting Rule,” Women Impacting Public Policy, July 7, 2016 (with Megan Connor)
  • Webinar presenter, "Subcontracting Smart: Labor Relations and Subcontracting Plan Obligations Between Prime Contractors and Subcontractors," Apr. 14, 2016 (with Nichole Atallah)
  • Presenter, "The Ins and Outs of Joint Venture and Mentor-Protege Agreements," Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium - VETS15, Jun. 10, 2015 (with Cy Alba)
  • Trainer, "Becoming 8(a) Certified," Veterans Business Outreach Center at Community Business Partnership, Jan. 19, 2016
  • Presenter, "Legislative and Regulatory Update for Government Contractors," Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium - VETS15, Jun. 9, 2015 (with Cy Alba)
  • Webinar Presenter, "Subcontracting Plan Compliance: What Large and Small Contractors Need To Know." April 21, 2015 (with Jon Williams)
  • Webinar Presenter, “SBA Proposes Subcontracting Reforms and Other Changes,” Feb. 10, 2015 (with Pam Mazza)

Publications

Blogs

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