David A. Churchill

David A. Churchill


University of Colorado, Boulder (B.A., 1974)
Cornell Law School (J.D., 1979)

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia


Hon. Louis Spector, U.S. Court of Federal Claims (1979-1980)

David is a former Co-Chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Government Contracts and Public Procurement practice. His practice includes litigation of disputes involving the award, performance, and termination of federal contract disputes before the Court of Federal Claims, the agency boards of contract appeals, and the Government Accountability Office. He has an active counseling practice in contract award-related matters and on issues arising during performance of government contracts and subcontracts. He is also frequently called upon to conduct internal company investigations in connection with government inquiries and/or mandatory disclosures of potential fraud.

David has served as chair of the Public Contract Law Section of the American Bar Association and president of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association. In addition to his legal service, David serves as chair of the Governing Council of The Wilderness Society.

David Churchill is recommended as a leading lawyer in the following rankings publications:

  • Chambers USA 2005–2018: Widely held to be "one of the deans of the federal government contracting Bar in Washington" and a "government contracts guru."
  • Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer 2018
  • Who’s Who Legal 2013–2018: Public Procurement
  • BTI Client Service All-Stars 2019

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