Emily Unnasch represents contractors in a broad range of disputes before the Court of Federal Claims, the Boards of Contract Appeals, and the Government Accountability Office, among other venues. Emily is dedicated to helping clients achieve their business goals by resolving disputes and navigating the complex laws and regulations that apply to government contractors, and she regularly advises clients on how to strategically avoid disputes and compliance issues before they threaten to undermine business objectives. Among other experience, she has litigated complex claims under a multi-billion-dollar nuclear construction contract and successfully defended a multi-billion-dollar bid protest involving defense information systems.
Emily has helped clients avoid proposed debarment, overturned terminations for default, defended against False Claims Act allegations and other state and federal investigations, and successfully prosecuted and defended bid protests in various forums. She advises clients on corporate transactions involving government contracts and has represented the interests of both buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions, carve-out transactions, and corporate reorganizations. Emily also regularly advises small business clients on issues such as SBA 8(a) certification, joint venture and subcontracting agreements, and SBA mentor-protégé agreements, and assists clients of all sizes with preparing termination settlement proposals, requests for equitable adjustment, and certified claims.