Ronald Henry leads the Government Contracts practice group and focuses his practice in the area of prevention and early detection of problems in the formation and performance of government contracts. In matters where litigation involving a contract formation dispute cannot be avoided, Mr. Henry brings extensive, successful experience in representing incumbents, challengers, awardees, and disappointed bidders in "bid protest" type litigations.
In the area of contract performance, Mr. Henry has placed particular emphasis on issues relating to disclosure requirements (e.g., Truth in Negotiations Act), cost-accounting requirements (FAR cost principles and Cost Accounting Standards), and compliance with contract certifications and specifications. Again, Mr. Henry emphasizes early intervention to seek negotiated, rather than litigated, resolutions. Mr. Henry has also successfully litigated contract claims in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, United States Court of Federal Claims and agency boards of contract appeals.
Mr. Henry has worked extensively with clients to develop procedures to prevent or detect irregularities, and to represent the interests of clients who have become the subject of an investigation or accusation by an audit agency (e.g., Defense Contract Audit Agency), Inspector General, or the Department of Justice.