Michael J. Slattery


Michael J. Slattery represents domestic and international companies, engaged in a wide variety of industries, that participate in federal, state, and local government contracting. His practice focuses mainly on government contracts litigation and counseling.

Bid Protest Litigation

Michael has litigated scores of bid protests, involving billions of dollars, at the United States Government Accountability Office, the United States Court of Federal Claims, executive agencies, and state and local fora.

Claims and Related Litigation

Michael has successfully litigated claims at Boards of Contract Appeals and arbitration panels. He has also litigated matters concerning intellectual property rights arising from government contracts, the propriety of past performance evaluations, as well as false claims act and takings cases.


Michael possesses broad experience in counseling clients on government contracting issues, and has counseled government contractors on all subjects covered by the Federal Acquisition Regulation. He has aided clients in the drafting of:

  • contracts
  • subcontracts
  • teaming agreements
  • government contract compliance plans
  • data and intellectual property rights agreements
  • federal grant and sub-recipient agreements
  • cooperative research and development agreements

Michael has conducted government contracts due diligence in support of proposed acquisitions and internal investigations.

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  • American Bar Association
Professional Activities

Michael is a member of the American Bar Association and the Government Contracts section of the District of Columbia Bar Association.



  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • Catholic University of America, BSME
  • George Washington University Law School, JD
  • George Mason University, MA