Ms Dominique L Casimir > Blank Rome LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Blank Rome LLP
1825 EYE STREET NW
WASHINGTON DC 20006
United States

Work Department

Government Contracts

Position

Partner. Litigation; Regulatory Compliance; False Claims Act Investigations & Defense; Bid Protests; Aerospace, Defense, and Government Mergers & Acquisitions; Claims; Data Rights, Licensing & IP Issues in Government Contracting; Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) Task Force; Suspension & Debarment

Career

Dominique Casimir concentrates her practice on government contracts litigation and counseling. She represents government contractors hailing from a wide variety of industries, including defense, healthcare, information technology, and professional services in matters arising under both military and civilian agency procurements.

Dominique regularly litigates pre-award and post-award bid protests before the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the Federal Aviation Administration Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition. She has extensive experience litigating complex contract claims before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals as well as litigating teaming disputes in arbitration proceedings.

Dominique has successfully handled suspension and debarment matters involving some of the world’s largest multinational corporations as well as small businesses and individuals. She has appeared before the suspension and debarment officials of numerous federal agencies, and routinely advises internal investigations teams regarding the mitigation of suspension and debarment risk, including when and how to make voluntary disclosures to suspension and debarment officials. Dominique frequently lectures and writes about suspension and debarment, and is currently serving as co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Debarment and Suspension Committee. She has assisted numerous clients with mandatory disclosures.

Dominique’s practice also includes False Claims Act matters and investigations of alleged procurement fraud. She has worked with many clients on responding to civil investigative demands and government subpoenas in complex, document-intensive matters.

In addition to her litigation and suspension and debarment practice, Dominique routinely counsels clients on compliance issues arising under government contracts and federal grants.

Memberships

Memberships

American Bar Association
Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association
Court of Federal Claims Bar Association

Professional Activities

Dominique serves as a member of the Public Contracts Section of the American Bar Association (“ABA”), as well as co-chair of ABA’s Section of Public Contracts Law Committee on Debarment and Suspension. In addition, she acts as the Section liaison to the ABA’s Commission on Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Profession. Dominique also serves on the board of the Contract Appeals Bar Association.

Education

Georgetown University, BA; Harvard Law School, JD

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Government > Government contracts

(Next Generation Partners)

Dominique L CasimirBlank Rome LLP

Blank Rome LLP is well known for its strength in False Claims Act litigation, bid protests, enforcement and compliance matters. Offering clients interdisciplinary solutions, the practice is supported by complementary practices, aiding the team’s strong record in high-profile and high dollar cases. Capable of advising contractors in all industries, the team maintains a focus in the aerospace, maritime, healthcare, IT, and defense sectors. Justin Chiarodo leads the practice and has extensive bid protests experience and is also strong in cost accounting issues and contract disputes. Dominique Casimir is the go-to and a suspension and debarment expert. Also within the team is Scott Arnold, who offers extensive public procurement experience, and trusted counsel for clients. Stephanie Harden and Luke Meier are also recommended. All practitioners mentioned are based in Washington DC.