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Lorraine M. Campos

Partner


Lorraine M. Campos is a partner and member of the Steering Committee of Crowell & Moring's Government Contracts Group and focuses her practice on assisting clients with a variety of issues related to government contracts, government ethics, campaign finance, and lobbying laws. Lorraine regularly counsels clients on all aspects of the General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) programs. She also routinely advises clients on the terms and conditions of these agreements, including the Price Reduction Clause, small business subcontracting requirements, and country of origin restrictions mandated under U.S. trade agreements, such as the Trade Agreements Act and the Buy American Act. Additionally, Lorraine advises life sciences companies, in particular, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, on federal procurement and federal pricing statutes, including the Veterans Health Care Act of 1992.

Lorraine has been ranked by Chambers USA since 2013, and she was recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal as one of their "Women Worth Watching" for 2015. Additionally, Lorraine is active in the American Bar Association's Section of Public Contract Law and serves as co-chair of the Health Care Contracting Committee.

Lorraine joined the firm from Reed Smith, where she chaired their Government Contracts & Grants Team since 2010. Prior to that, she worked as a consultant for Grant Thornton, where she advised the Intelligence Community, analyzed the Department of Defense utility privatization program, and performed numerous Circular A-76 studies for the Office of Management and Budget.

Education

  • Georgetown University, B.A. American government (1995)
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (1998)

Affiliations

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Co-Chair, American Bar Association's Section of Public Contract Law, Health Care Contracting Committee

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Practices

Government Contracts

Investigations

White Collar and Regulatory Enforcement

Life Sciences

Health Care

Government Contracts Investigations

Procurement Fraud Investigations

Infrastructure

Government Ethics, Political Law and Lobbying Compliance

Government Health Care Programs

Transactions, M&A, Diligence

Ethics and Compliance

GSA Schedule and Commercial Contracting

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  • Completed a review of government contract compliance for the Federal Supply Schedule products and/or services of a major international software developer, a health care device manufacturer, an electronics producer, and an environmental consulting firm.
  • Represented various transportation companies before the Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, and Research and Special Programs Administration.
  • Represented federal grantees, such as state and local government entities, in federal grant regulatory compliance and in securing or retaining federal funds as a grantee.
  • Developed and implemented government contract compliance programs for a variety of life science, security, and financial service companies.
  • Prepared voluntary disclosures due to government contract violations.
  • Represented a nonprofit company in the negotiation of an enhanced-use lease with the U.S. Army for property located at an Army installation in New Jersey.
  • Represented non-unionized transportation workers in civil litigation against the State of New York.
  • Counseled and submitted a SAFETY Act application for a small device manufacturer. The SAFETY Act protects companies from tort lawsuits arising out of the sale of "homeland security" products and services.
  • Counseled small and large businesses in the analysis and application of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) regulations applicable to government contracts such as the Section 8(a) Business Development, HUBZone and Small Disadvantaged Business Programs; North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Size Standards; and Small Business Subcontracting Plans.
  • Represented and advised trade associations and corporations on campaign finance, government ethics, and lobbying laws.
"New Roads Ahead: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Announced," Government Contracts Bullet Points (October 19, 2022). Contacts: Lorraine M. Campos, Alexandra Barbee-Garrett
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Federal Acquisition Service Extends and Enhances Temporary Economic Price Adjustment Authorities for Multiple Award Schedule Contractors," Government Contracts Bullet Points (September 14, 2022). Contacts: Lorraine M. Campos, Adelicia R. Cliffe, Robert J. Sneckenberg, William B. O'Reilly
Client Alert / Newsletter
"TDR Wars—Episode V: OIG Strikes Back," Government Contracts Bullet Points (July 28, 2022). Contacts: Lorraine M. Campos, Adelicia R. Cliffe, William B. O'Reilly, Alexandra Barbee-Garrett
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Strategies for Handling Disclosures and Government Stakeholders," Responding to Government Investigations: The Latest Developments and Strategies for Government Contractors, Washington, D.C. (May 17, 2022). Speakers: Lorraine Campos, and Stephen Byers, Peter Eyre, and Rebecca Ricigliano.
Speech/Presentation
"Follow the Money: Federal Infrastructure and Investment in State and Local Governments," Back Together Again for OOPS 2022, Washington, D.C. (May 16, 2022). Speakers: Lorraine M. Campos, Toni Michelle Jackson, and Rina M. Gashaw.
Speech/Presentation
"Federal Acquisition Service Announces Temporary Increase in Availability of Economic Price Adjustments for Multiple Award Schedule Contractors," Government Contracts Bullet Points (April 1, 2022). Contacts: Lorraine M. Campos, Adelicia R. Cliffe, William B. O'Reilly
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Key Takeaways From Crowell’s 2022 Transportation & Logistics Industry Workshop," (March 31, 2022). Contacts: Meagan T. Bachman, Lorraine M. Campos, Rebecca Baden Chaney, S. Starling Marshall, Chahira Solh, Byron R. Brown, Mary-Caitlin Ray
Client Alert / Newsletter
“Airports of the Future: Legal Considerations for Sustainable and Safe Mobility of People and Goods,” Eighth Annual In-House Recovery Conference, Dana Point, CA (March 10, 2022). Panelists: Meagan Bachman, Lorraine Campos, Mary-Caitlin Ray and Chahira Solh.
Speech/Presentation
"Grants and Infrastructure Webinar," Crowell & Moring Webinar. (March 1, 2022). Speakers: Lorraine M. Campos, Cherie J. Owen, and Erin Rankin.
Speech/Presentation
"Crowell Infrastructure 2022: An Update on Implementation of the New Bipartisan Infrastructure Law," Infrastructure Alerts (February 3, 2022). Contacts: Lorraine M. Campos, James G. Flood, Byron R. Brown
Client Alert / Newsletter

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