RALEIGH, N.C. – Jackson Moore and David Hayden, lawyers with Smith Anderson’s Government Contracting practice group, recently delivered a seminar on “Bid Protests and Debriefings” and “Ethics in Government Contracting” in conjunction with the North Carolina Military Business Center’s Defense Contractor Academy on Nov. 15, 2012 in Greensboro, N.C. The Academy offers hours of advanced instruction and a certificate of completion to existing defense and other federal contractors, and provides the tools needed to grow the federal contracting portion of their business portfolio.
Mr. Moore and Mr. Hayden regularly speak to members of the business community on government contracting and other legal issues. At the Academy, they discussed recent legal and regulatory developments and trends in bid protests and debriefings involving federal government agencies. Mr. Hayden and Mr. Moore also addressed ethical issues and regulatory requirements, including recent changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulations and their supplements, as well as recent decisions on bid protests from the United States Government Accountability Office and federal courts.
About Jackson W. Moore
A partner at Smith Anderson, Mr. Moore’s practice focuses on government contracting and business dispute resolution, including litigation, mediation and arbitration. He has significant experience handling complex civil litigation, including class actions, shareholder and internal corporate disputes, breaches of contract and trade practices, intellectual property matters, and investor and employment litigation.
About David Hayden
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 topics. 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.