Photograph of M. Yuan Zhou

M. Yuan Zhou

Counsel


M. Yuan Zhou is a counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Crowell & Moring, where she is a member of the firm's Government Contracts Group. 

Yuan’s practice includes a wide range of investigatory, counseling, and transactional capabilities, including: internal investigations related to the False Claims Act, the Procurement Integrity Act, and other civil and criminal matters; compliance reviews and enhancing contractor compliance programs; representing clients in suspension and debarment proceedings; counseling on data rights issues, challenges, and disputes; mandatory disclosures; and providing government contracts due diligence in transactional matters. As part of the firm’s State and Local Practice, Yuan also counsels clients on state and local procurement issues, ranging from bid protests to contract negotiations with state agencies, and advises prime contractors and subcontractors on a variety of issues including prime/sub contract formation, disputes, and other government contracts issues.

Prior to law school, Yuan was a special assistant at the White House and a White House intern for the Obama Administration. She received her J.D., with honors, from The George Washington University Law School, where she was a Dean's Fellow, notes editor of the Public Contract Law Journal, and a member of the Moot Court Board.  

Education

  • Barnard College, B.A. psychology (2010)
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (2014)

Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Maryland

View More

"Fastest 5 Minutes: SAM, Inflation, FOIA," Podcast: Fastest 5 Minutes in Government Contracts (September 22, 2022). Contacts: Peter Eyre, M. Yuan Zhou
Client Alert / Newsletter
“Common Compliance Issues,” GC 101: Back to Basics, Washington, D.C. (September 21, 2022). Presenters: Laura Baker, Tyler Brown, Rina Gashaw, and Yuan Zhou.
Speech/Presentation
“Intellectual Property Rights When Contracting with the U.S. Government,” GC 101: Back to Basics, Washington, D.C. (September 21, 2022). Presenters: Chris Garcia, Jon Baker, and Yuan Zhou.
Speech/Presentation
"Ethics Corner: Ethical, Legal Considerations For Remote Work," National Defense Magazine (September 12, 2022). Authors: Peter Eyre, and M. Yuan Zhou.
Publication
"Fastest 5 Minutes: Disclosure of Workforce and Facilities in China, Vaccine Mandate, OFCCP," Podcast: Fastest 5 Minutes in Government Contracts (September 6, 2022). Contacts: Peter Eyre, M. Yuan Zhou
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Fastest 5 Minutes: OTAs, CHIPS, Inflation Reduction Act," Podcast: Fastest 5 Minutes in Government Contracts (August 19, 2022). Contacts: Peter Eyre, M. Yuan Zhou
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Fastest 5 Minutes: CMMC Assessment Process, SBA final rule, Transactional Data Reporting, OCIs," Podcast: Fastest 5 Minutes in Government Contracts (August 9, 2022). Contacts: Peter Eyre, M. Yuan Zhou
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Fastest 5 Minutes: Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers, Unique Entity Identifier Issues," Podcast: Fastest 5 Minutes in Government Contracts (July 27, 2022). Contacts: Peter Eyre, M. Yuan Zhou
Client Alert / Newsletter
Top Gov't Contracting Cases To Watch In 2nd Half Of 2022 Law360 (July 15, 2022)
Press Coverage
"Fastest 5 Minutes: Antitrust, AI," Podcast: Fastest 5 Minutes in Government Contracts (July 13, 2022). Contacts: Peter Eyre, M. Yuan Zhou
Client Alert / Newsletter

For all Highlights, News & Knowledge, please click here to view desktop bio.

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with offices in the United States, Europe, MENA, and Asia that represents clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory and policy, and transactional and corporate matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation and government-facing matters, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

View Desktop Site | Mobile Sitemap |

Contact | Subscribe | Terms of Use | Privacy Statement | Alumni

© Crowell & Moring LLP 2022
Attorney advertising - prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.