We are pleased to announce that David Dowd has joined the Washington, DC office of Potomac Law as a Partner in our Government Contracts; Privacy and Cybersecurity; and Litigation practice groups.
David Dowd comes to Potomac Law with nearly 30 years of experience in top-tier law firms. He emphasizes prompt, practical, and efficient advice when helping contractors manage their legal and regulatory affairs. Mr. Dowd is an experienced litigator, having litigated dozens of bid protests regarding procurements valued in excess of $500 million. His protest experience encompasses aerospace & defense, information technology, engineering and other services, and a variety of commercial items. Mr. Dowd also has litigated government contract claims in the boards of contract appeals and U.S. Court of Federal Claims as well as prime-subcontractor disputes in district courts.
He advises companies that sell military systems, information technology, health care, engineering services, and other industries involved in federal or state procurements. His counsel includes commercial items, conflicts of interest, cost allowability issues, treatment of data and other intellectual property rights, defective pricing, contract and subcontract negotiations, contract financing, assignments and novations, real estate leasing, Multiple Award Schedule program and government-wide acquisition contracts, other transactions, and procurement fraud. Mr. Dowd’s work includes advice concerning responses to emergency and national security concerns, including use of the Defense Production Act.
Mr. Dowd attended Georgetown University Law Center, graduating magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. Prior to joining Potomac Law, he was a Partner at Mayer Brown.