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John Nakoneczny


John Nakoneczny is an associate in the Government Contracts Group in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office.

John represents and counsels contractors from diverse industries on contract disputes and other government contract matters. Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, he clerked at the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, where he supported its judges in resolving and mediating appeals under the Contract Disputes Act. John earned his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, where he was the president of the Government Contracts Student Association and on the Federal Circuit Bar Journal. While in law school, John served as a legal intern at the U.S. General Services Administration and the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division. Upon graduation, John was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award.


  • University of Florida, B.A. (2013)
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (2018)


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia

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Government Contracts


Claims and Disputes Litigation

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"ASBCA's FY2022 Report – A Look at the Numbers," Government Contracts Bullet Points (November 9, 2022). Contacts: Stephen J. McBrady, Skye Mathieson, Michelle D. Coleman, John Nakoneczny, Amanda H. McDowell
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"Cost Recovery: Inflation and COVID Impacts", Client Training Meeting, Washington, D.C. (November 8, 2022). Speakers: John Nakoneczny, Michelle D. Coleman and Skye Mathieson.
"Board Upholds Measured-Mile Methodology to Calculate Disruption," Government Contracts Bullet Points (August 24, 2022). Contacts: Stephen J. McBrady, J. Chris Haile, Skye Mathieson, Michelle D. Coleman, John Nakoneczny
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"“Drum” Roll: ASBCA Sides with the Government in Denying COVID-19 Related Costs to Contractor," Government Contracts Bullet Points (May 23, 2022). Contacts: Stephen J. McBrady, Nicole Owren-Wiest, Skye Mathieson, Michelle D. Coleman, John Nakoneczny
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"Claim Accrual and the Continuing Claims Doctrine: Board Has Jurisdiction Over Claim Comprised of Separate and Distinct Events that Fell within the CDA’s Six-Year Statute of Limitations Period," Government Contracts Bullet Points (May 3, 2022). Contacts: Stephen J. McBrady, J. Chris Haile, Skye Mathieson, Michelle D. Coleman, John Nakoneczny
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"Georgia District Court Addresses Scope of Nationwide Injunction of Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate," Government Contracts Bullet Points (January 28, 2022). Contacts: Peter Eyre, Thomas P. Gies, Katie Erno, John Nakoneczny, Rina M. Gashaw
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"Software License Alone Does Not Provide CDA Jurisdiction at CBCA," Government Contracts Bullet Points (January 26, 2022). Contacts: Stephen J. McBrady, Alan W. H. Gourley, Nicole Owren-Wiest, John E. McCarthy Jr., Jonathan M. Baker, Christopher D. Garcia, John Nakoneczny
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“CDA Claims and Recovery: Keeping the Customer Happy While Watching the Bottom Line,” Client Training, 2022. (October 21, 2021). Speakers: Skye Mathieson and John Nakoneczny.
"Changes, Claims, and Terminations During the COVID-19 Pandemic," Crowell & Moring's Government Contracts 101 Seminar 2021 (October 19, 2021). Speakers: Michelle D. Coleman, Stephen J. McBrady, John Nakoneczny, Skye Mathieson, and Eric Herendeen.
"GSA Will Insert FAR 52.223-99, Ensuring Adequate COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors in Multiple Award or Federal Supply Schedule Contracts for Products and Services," Government Contracts Bullet Points (October 6, 2021). Contacts: Lorraine M. Campos, Adelicia R. Cliffe, Thomas P. Gies, Laura J. Mitchell Baker, Michelle D. Coleman, Katie Erno, Alexandra Barbee-Garrett, John Nakoneczny
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