David A. Churchill

Partner | Washington D.C.

dchurchill@mofo.com | (202) 887-1525

(202) 887-1525

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.

Representative Experience

  • McDonnell Douglas et al. vs. United States (Court of Federal Claims/Federal Circuit/US Supreme Court): Mr. Churchill represented General Dynamics Corporation in a termination dispute involving a classified contract for development and early production of an advanced attack aircraft for the U.S. Navy.
  • Served as attorney of record for the contract awardee as intervenor before GAO in the successful defense of the award of a major weapon system contract against a protest brought by a disappointed bidder. The contract for development and early production of a new aircraft system represents one of the largest Defense procurements in a generation.
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