Michelle Litteken represents clients in bid protests at the Government Accountability Office and the Court of Federal Claims and in size and status protests at the Small Business Administration and the Office of Hearings and Appeals. She assists clients in preparing claims, requests for equitable adjustment, termination settlement proposals, and prosecutes contractor claims under the Contract Disputes Act at the Court and at the Boards of Contract Appeals. Ms. Litteken advises clients on teaming agreements and subcontracts related to public contracts, and she represents clients in disputes that arise out of those agreements. She also counsels clients on matters involving security clearances and regulatory compliance, including potential organizational conflicts of interest and SBA's HUBZone, Woman-Owned, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned, and 8(a) programs.
Prior to joining PilieroMazza, Ms. Litteken was a Litigation & Dispute Resolution associate in Mayer Brown LLP's Washington DC office. Her practice focused on representing Fortune 500 companies in government contracts matters. Before joining Mayer Brown in 2013, Ms. Litteken clerked for Judge Mary Ellen Coster Williams at the United States Court of Federal Claims from 2012-2013. While at the Court, she worked on matters involving complex legal issues, including tax refund claims, bid protests, claims brought under the Contract Disputes Act, and takings claims. Before her clerkship, Ms. Litteken was a litigation associate in Paul Hasting LLP's Washington DC office. Ms. Litteken was an associate in the Complex Litigation & Arbitration Group, and her practice included defending multinational corporations in complex litigation, including multidistrict lawsuits and class action litigation.