Morrison Foerster’s David Churchill, Jay DeVecchio, Deanne Maynard, and Kevin Mullen have been named to Washingtonian’s Lawyer Lifetime Achievement list for 2022. The publication recognizes an elite group of individuals in the Washington D.C. area who have been named to its list of Top Lawyers at least 10 times within the last 15 years.
David Churchill 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.
Jay DeVecchio is a litigator and former Co-Chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Government Contracts and Public Procurement practice. He is a recognized leader in the field of intellectual property rights in government contracts, a subject on which he has testified as an expert and teaches nationwide. Clients from the aerospace, technology, and healthcare sectors seek his representation in all facets of government procurement law—from bid protests to complex claims and disputes through suspension and debarment.
Deanne Maynard, who co-chairs Morrison Foerster’s Appellate and Supreme Court practice, is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading appellate advocates. She has argued 14 cases before the United States Supreme Court, including on a wide range of issues relevant to businesses. Deanne also argues complex, high stakes cases in courts of appeals, having argued more than 65 appeals across the country. Deanne has particular experience in the Federal Circuit, where she has successfully represented both patentees and defendants on a wide range of technologies.
Kevin Mullen is Co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Government Contracts & Public Procurement practice and 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. Over the course of his 30-year career, Kevin 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.