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Latham & Watkins LLP
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David R. Hazelton is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office and has practiced with the firm since 1982. Mr. Hazelton advises and represents companies in a variety of government contract matters. He belongs to the Public Contracts Section of the American Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association where he served as the Chair of the Government Contracts Section.


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United States > Government > Government contracts

David R. Hazelton heads up Latham & Watkins LLP’s government contracts practice, a comprehensive offering favored by defense contractors, telecommunication companies, and healthcare industry clients. Contract disputes, compliance counselling, fraud investigations defense, and False Claims Act suits are all within the purview of the practice. Recent highlights for the group include involvement in several high-stakes bid protests, including acting for Microsoft in the ongoing bid protest for the Department of Defense’s award of the JEDI contract. Anne W. Robinson is notable in the team, with particular expertise in FCA allegations for both individual clients and corporations. Counsels Dean Baxtresser and Kyle R. Jefcoat are also key contacts in the team, both adept in contract compliance, bid protests, government and internal investigations, and FCA suits. All practitioners mentioned are based in Washington DC.