David S. Gallacher is a partner in the Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Practice Group in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Gallacher’s professional experience involves a wide variety of litigation, administrative, and counseling issues related to federal procurement laws. His experience is extensive and includes complex litigation in federal court under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act, claims disputes before the Boards of Contract Appeals and bid protest actions.
He regularly counsels both domestic and foreign companies on issues relating to compliance with government regulations including, among other things, subcontract administration, country of origin requirements under the Buy American and Trade Agreements Acts, export controls, commercial item exceptions, merger and acquisition due diligence, cost accounting, suspension and debarment, and small business requirements. He also regularly conducts compliance reviews and internal investigations to assist companies ensure that they are in full compliance with the law.
J.D., Washington College of Law of the American University, 2001, magna cum laude
B.A., University of Utah, 1997, cum laude
District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia
Federal courts in Virginia and in the District of Columbia including the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims