Paul Debolt counsels government contractors in navigating the requirements for conducting business with the federal government. Whether consulting on day-to-day issues or bet-the-company litigation, Paul brings deep understanding and meaningful experience. He tackles competitive source selection problems; defends and prosecutes bid protests; advises on regulatory issues, technical data rights, and Foreign Ownership Control and Influence (FOCI); and addresses performance and termination-related claims. Paul advises on internal investigations, conducts due diligence in connection with the merger and acquisition of government contractors, and manages novations and post-transactional matters.
He also makes recommendations for compliance with government regulations and laws, and dependably steers contractors through controversies arising under the Service Contract Act (SCA) and the civil False Claims Act (FCA), including the FAR's mandatory disclosure requirements, joint ventures and teaming agreements, and prime-subcontractor disputes.
Paul previously served as a captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps for five years before joining the firm. His team-based approach ensures that his clients benefit from the firm's strengths and wide range of capabilities when addressing all areas relevant to their federal and state contracts. Clients appreciate Paul's in-depth knowledge of the government procurement process and his trusted approaches to satisfying pertinent federal data security standards.