Pillsbury Government Contracts & Disputes partner Kevin J. Slattum has resolved government accounting, high technology and weapons procurement; scope changes; and contractual cases totaling over $800 million+.
Kevin has 20+ years experience in marshaling complex contract disputes “from cradle to grave” and achieving favorable results for an array of government contractors.
Well versed in government cost and accounting procedures, he takes a proactive approach to resolving CDA contract matters, FAR cost allowability issues, DFARS business system determinations, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) questions, DCAA challenges, subcontract disputes, contract terminations and fraud/false claims.
Kevin has litigated cases involving the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, NASA, DCAA, DCMA and many others. Kevin has also spearheaded numerous internal investigations targeting contractor price and cost charging issues and headed up contractor responses to DOJ false claims act (FCA) investigations.
REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE :
Reduced a client’s DCAA Cost Disallowances for FY2007 from $98 million to $800,000.
Achieved successful resolutions for a government contractor in response to investigations by the Department of Justice into alleged overcharging of per diem and relocation costs under the FAR.
Obtained complete recovery of challenged costs in numerous executive compensation cost disputes regarding interpretations of FAR reasonableness.
J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 1998
M.A., The College of William and Mary, 1985
B.A., California Lutheran University, 1981
ADMISSIONS : California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal and 9th Circuits
U.S. District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California