Stanley R. Soya

Practice Group Chair - Government Contracts (Firmwide) Partner

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Washington, D.C.

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Transactional Matters

  • Represented a leading information technology company in conducting due diligence and addressing CAS, unallowable cost, organizational conflict of interest and data rights issues in an acquisition
  • Represented an aerospace contractor and worked with accounting experts to address CAS issues in restructuring the contractor's retirement plans and receiving DCAA approval
  • Represented an aerospace and information technology contractor in conducting due diligence and addressing issues related to CAS disclosure statements, interim and final rate issues and reserves related to the potential acquisition of an IT contractor
  • Represent one of the world's largest privately-owned companies in addressing Government contract issues in acquisitions
  • Represented one of the worlds leading technology companies in addressing Government contract issues related to divestiture of its Navy Nuclear business including FOCI, CFIUS, cost accounting and novation issues
  • Represented a multinational construction and engineering services company in addressing Government contract issues in an acquisition involving a publicly traded multinational company with a subsidiary operated under proxy agreement to address FOCI
  • Represented an aerospace technology company in addressing Government contract issues related to acquisition of Government contract assets pursuant to a bankruptcy proceeding

Civil and Criminal Fraud Matters

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) – conducted an internal investigation and represented an aerospace company in its voluntary disclosure to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and subsequent prosecutions of a British Ministry of Defense official and the former vice president of a predecessor company
  • FCPA – conducted an internal investigation and compliance review of distributors in 39 countries and represented a medical device company in its voluntary disclosure to the DOJ; negotiated a deferred prosecution agreement
  • Bribery – represented an electronic monitoring company in a federal investigation of alleged corruption in the award of Illinois state contracts
  • Medicare/Medicaid – defended a major university's medical school in qui tam litigation related to billing for radiological services
  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) – represented a defense systems integrator in responding to Office of Defense Trade Controls (ODTC) allegations of ITAR violations related to the performance of a U.S. Army contract involving the operation of a Joint Command and Control System
  • Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) grant – received government declination and subsequent dismissal of a qui tam suit against a defense electronics company
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) radiology services contract – settled a qui tam suit alleging $4 million in labor mischarging on a non-fraud basis for a total of $80,000, including attorneys' fees
  • U.S. Air Force electronic warfare contract – received criminal declination and negotiated contract waivers and deviations for false testing issues concerning custom hybrid microchips
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) education grant funds – internal investigation for a national nonprofit resulted in voluntary disclosure and criminal prosecution of a program director for embezzlement of $250,000
  • U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) computer contract – received criminal and civil declination concerning the investigation of alleged fraud concerning the manufacturing and testing of microchips
  • DSCP supply contract – conducted an internal investigation and represented a company in a DOD/DOJ Voluntary Disclosure concerning false statements and claims related to Berry Amendment compliance
  • Medicare/Medicaid – represented 12 defendants, managers of a national health care provider, in multi-district qui tam litigation, received dismissal of action against 10 defendants pursuant to a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim
  • Established, reviewed and updated corporate ethics and compliance programs for companies in the pharmaceutical, defense electronics, transportation and computer industries

Claims, Disputes and Protests

  • Represented a defense electronics company in pursuing $28 million in claims against the U.S. Navy in a sonar system warranty dispute
  • Represented airports in resolving billing disputes involving U.S. Department of Homeland Security contracts
  • Represented a training contractor in resolving disputes resulting from U.S. General Services Administration defective pricing, price reduction and industrial funding fee claims
  • Defended the award of a telecommunications and information technology contract by SDDPC
  • Represented a prime contractor in recovering $50 million in constructive changes claims resulting from the construction of a U.S. Navy mine sweeper
  • Represented a nuclear component manufacturer in recovering $18 million in stop work and partial termination claims involving U.S. Navy submarine program contracts
  • Protested the award of a U.S. Air Force contract for self-contained breathing apparatus
  • Protested the award of a U.S. Navy contract for the management and operation of nuclear laboratories
  • Represented an aerospace company in defending the award of a U.S. Air Force Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) development contract
  • Represented an international aerospace engineering company in a prime/subcontractor dispute concerning specifications and performance under a NASA Cooperative Agreement for development of a lightweight aircraft engine