Susan J. Borschel is an associate in the firm’s Northern Virginia office and is a member of the Government Contracts Group. She has more than 20 years of legal, operations, and controller experience in both private and military matrix organizations. Ms. Borschel comes to Morrison & Foerster from a major defense contractor, where she served a variety of intelligence, Department of Defense, and other government agency customers as a member of executive teams for two different lines of business. Ms. Borschel has cradle-to-grave experience in all aspects of contracts for support services, hardware and software development, facilities, and operations and maintenance. Her work includes prime contract and subcontract negotiations, merger and acquisition target analysis, requests for equitable adjustment, claim letters, compliance audits, Freedom of Information Act responses, organizational conflicts of interest, terminations, cure notices, contract disputes, bid protest analysis, mentor-protégé programs, small business set-asides, contract novations, cost/price analysis, and various employment issues such as ethics, compliance, labor unions and collective bargaining agreements, and personal service contracts.
Prior to her work for a major defense contractor, Ms. Borschel was a commercial real estate and corporate attorney supporting clients worldwide. She serves in the U.S. Army as a lieutenant colonel with nearly 30 years of active and reserve duty in the fields of finance and military intelligence. Ms. Borschel served four of her twelve active duty years in France and Germany, and held a variety of senior intelligence and finance positions, including Chief Staff Officer for the National Military Joint Intelligence Center, Senior Military Analyst for the Defense Intelligence Agency, and Deputy Defense Accounting Officer for Fort Belvoir.
She holds active security clearances.
Ms. Borschel is an active member of the American Bar Association.