We are pleased to announce that Devon Hewitt has joined the Washington D.C. office of Potomac Law as a Partner in the firm’s Government Contracts practice.
Ms. Hewitt has more than 25 years of experience representing emerging, small, mid-size and large government contractors located across the United States and abroad. She is best known as a bid protest attorney, having participated in well over 200 bid protests lodged at various federal agencies. She has participated in bid protests filed at the United States Court of Federal Claims and is one of the few bid protest attorneys that has argued bid protest decisions on appeal at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Ms. Hewitt represents government contractors in a wide variety of transactional matters such as the drafting and negotiation of subcontracts as well as teaming, cooperative, nondisclosure, non-compete, operating, joint venture, commercial vendor and Other Transaction Authority agreements. She also advises government contractors on issues related to mergers and acquisitions, novations, government investigations, the Service Contract Act, intellectual property and data rights, suspension and debarment, contract claims, ethics and compliance, Organizational Conflicts of Interest, FOIA requests and reverse FOIA letters, and notices of default and terminations, among others.
Ms. Hewitt is a frequent speaker/panelist on government contracts issues and has appeared on Federal News Radio and at events sponsored by the Public Contracts Section of the ABA, the Professional Services Council, the National Contract Management Association, Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) , National Veterans Small Business Coalition (NVSBC), The American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC), The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), Women In Public Policy and the Government Technology Services Coalition.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Hewitt was a Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. She received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Smith College.