Kevin P. Mullen

Kevin P. Mullen


University of Virginia (B.A., 1984)
University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1988)

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia

Kevin P. Mullen is Co-chair of Morrison & Foerster's Government Contracts & Public Procurement practice. Mr. Mullen has broad experience in numerous facets of government contracts matters including agency procurements, subcontracting, teaming and joint venture relationships, contract performance issues, intellectual property, compliance matters, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, and procurement fraud matters. He represents clients in the preparation and litigation of contract adjustment claims and terminations for both government contracts and construction projects. Over the course of his 30-year career, Mr. Mullen has handled more than 250 bid protest cases, representing both protesters and contract awardees before the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, federal district courts and state protest forums.

Mr. Mullen is a Council member for the Public Contract Law Section of the American Bar Association, and he has served as a Co-Chair of the Contract Claims and Disputes Resolution Committee and the Bid Protest Committee, and as a Vice-Chair of the Acquisition Reform and Emerging Issues Committee. He also served on the Board of Governors of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association.

Mr. Mullen has been recognized by Chambers & Partners USA and Legal 500 US as one of the leading lawyers nationwide in the area of Government Contracts and has been named a “Top Washington Lawyer” in Government Contracts Law by Washingtonian magazine. He was named to the BTI Consulting Group’s “Client Service All-Stars 2015” list, a registry of 354 of the legal profession’s client service elite.

Mr. Mullen received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1988 and his B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1984. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and the state of Georgia, and before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Kevin Mullen is recommended as a leading lawyer in the following rankings publications:

  • Chambers USA 2019: Kevin is described by sources as “very experienced, knowledgeable and efficient.” Kevin is also included in the Chambers USA 2019 Bid Protest Spotlight Table.
  • Chambers USA 2018: Kevin is lauded by sources as a "very skilled litigator." He advises clients on a range of transactional, regulatory and bid protest matters. Clients praise his ability to act as both a "zealous advocate and realistic counselor."
  • Chambers USA 2017: Sources commend Kevin as “superb, capable, dedicated, hard-working and highly respected.” 
  • Legal 500 US 2018: Government Contracts
  • BTI Client Services All-Star 2016
  • Who’s Who Legal 2015–2019: Public Procurement

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