Anthony Anikeeff is co-chair of the firm’s Government Contracts Practice. His practice encompasses counseling, investigations, litigation, trial and appellate work and training. He also is part of the firm’s white collar team handling civil False Claims Act, Suspensions & Debarments and related matters.
Anthony advises and represents clients involved in negotiations, bid protests, claims and terminations. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to representing clients in False Claims Act and qui tam matters, Suspension & Debarment matters, government and internal investigations and associated voluntary and mandatory disclosures. He also has advised entities in developing compliance plans and training their employees.
He advises overseas entities in establishing a U.S. presence to do business with the U.S. Government. He has advised entities performing work for the armed forces overseas and in qualifying to do business in Afghanistan. He also advises and represents clients regarding proceedings before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), seeking Department of Homeland Security designation or certification under the SAFETY Act and seeking Facility Security Clearances.
Anthony has represented clients in diverse sectors such as aerospace, cybersecurity, energy, engineering, financial services, information technology, medical products and services, ground support equipment, manufacturing, military products, heavy industry, construction, security, human capital and various services industries.
He has represented clients in matters involving the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Energy, Agriculture, HHS, Transportation and Interior as well as National Air and Space Administration (NASA), the General Services Administration, the Small Business Administration and other agencies. He also has represented clients before various state agencies.
He is a seasoned trial and appellate lawyer who has first-chaired numerous cases to conclusion. Anthony has represented clients in matters before various federal and state courts, the Boards of Contract Appeal and the General Accountability Office. As appropriate, he advances client interests through litigation, trial, appeal and alternative methods of dispute resolution.
In doing so, he draws upon experience representing the United States for over a decade in resolving complex, high-dollar contractual, statutory, regulatory and constitutional disputes, as well as Congressional Reference matters while serving as a trial attorney, senior trial counsel and assistant director in the civil division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He is a frequent speaker on government contracts and has testified as an expert witness on such matters.
Anthony earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the College of William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law and his Master of Laws degree from the London School of Economic and Political Science.
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