Thomas C. Papson, a partner in the DC office of McKenna Long & Aldridge, is an experienced litigator and bid protest lawyer, focusing on business litigation relating to government contracts. His practice includes conflict of interest and ethics matters, contract disputes, trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition claims, Administrative Procedure Act and Freedom of Information matters, contract and tort claims against the United States, and protests of both state and federal government contract awards. Chambers USA 2012 recognized Mr. Papson as one of the nation’s leading government contracts and protest lawyers. A past chair of the Bid Protest Committee of the ABA Public Contract Law Section, Mr. Papson has prosecuted and defended major bid protest cases involving telecommunications, information technology, healthcare, and aerospace/defense procurements in the federal courts and before the Government Accountability Office. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Papson was a law clerk to Judge John J. Sirica in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Read more...
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11.16.2012 Thank you to everyone who attended and helped make the Judicial Conference a success. Please check back after the Thanksgiving holiday to download conference materials and see photographs of the event.
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