Ethan Brown has extensive experience advising defense, healthcare, construction, and technology companies on a variety of government contracting matters at the federal, state, and local levels, including teaming and subcontracting arrangements, regulatory compliance, small business contracting issues, suspension and debarment, and proposed acquisitions of government contractors. Ethan also assists in litigating bid protests before the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and contractor claims before the Boards of Contract Appeals.
Prior to joining the firm, Ethan practiced with two Washington, D.C. firms, through which he gained valuable experience counseling large and small government contractors by litigating bid protests, Contract Disputes Act (CDA) claims before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, and small business size and NAICS code appeals before the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA). In addition, he has substantive experience reviewing corporate acquisitions of and sales to government contractors, guiding contractors through internal investigations, and performing contractor compliance reviews. Ethan received his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center. During law school, he served as an extern for the Honorable Marian Blank Horn of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.