Rachael Plymale has extensive experience representing government contractors in complex internal and government investigations, mandatory and voluntary disclosures, and qui tam actions. Rachael represents companies in matters involving complex fraud and compliance issues related to the False Claims Act, Procurement Integrity Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and other government contract statutes and regulations including suspension and debarment. Rachael strives to provide her clients with efficient and effective representation with the goal of reducing exposure and expediently resolving matters.
Rachael’s litigation practices focuses on both pre- and post-award bid protests before the U.S. Government Accountability Office and the Court of Federal Claims, state-level bid protests, as well as contract terminations and requests for equitable adjustments before the Boards of Contract Appeals. Rachael also has an active practice counseling clients on a variety of regulatory and contractual compliance issues.
Rachael graduated summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky in 2010, receiving a B.A. in History. In 2014, she earned her J.D. with honors from the George Washington University Law School, where she focused her studies on public procurement. Throughout law school, Rachael worked as a law clerk for the Government Contracts Group at Morrison & Foerster, assisting in a wide range of litigation and counseling matters.
Rachael also maintains an active pro bono immigration practice including representing victims of human trafficking and individuals seeking asylum.Show More
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