Raleigh, NC (September 8, 2011) – David Hayden, a lawyer with Smith Anderson, spoke to the legal office of FORCES COMMAND at Fort Bragg on Wednesday, September 7. The focus of Mr. Hayden’s presentation was to provide those in attendance his perspective of the professional and personal benefits of an assignment as an attorney to Fort Bragg. Mr. Hayden previously served as the senior military lawyer for XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg. Former Congressman Martin Lancaster, currently Of Counsel with Smith Anderson, was in attendance. Following the presentation, those who attended were given a tour of the facility.
David Hayden joined Smith Anderson in 2011, after serving as the general counsel and board secretary for USfalcon, Inc. Mr. Hayden has extensive experience in government contracting, general corporate and employment law. He regularly advises companies and their directors and officers on corporate governance matters and other general corporate and business matters. He also represents a variety of defense contractors, advising on a broad range of federal contracting corporate issues such as International Trafficking in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Corporate Ethics and organizational conflicts of interest (OCI) compliance issues.
Mr. Hayden previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, investigating and prosecuting federal crimes as well as supervising all military attorneys authorized to practice in federal court in eastern North Carolina. He also conducted federal procurement fraud investigations in government contracting as a member of the Department of Justice Procurement Fraud Task Force for the Southeast.