Elizabeth N. Jochum is a partner in Smith Pachter McWhorter's Government Contracts practice group. Ms. Jochum's practice focuses on government contracts and white collar defense. She represents government contractors in: bid protests before the United States Government Accountability Office as well as the U.S. Court of Federal Claims; appeals before the Armed Services and Civilian Boards of Contract Appeals and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; and size protests, determinations and appeals before the Small Business Administration.
Ms. Jochum counsels prime contractors and subcontractors on a variety of matters in federal government contracting, including regulatory compliance, contract negotiation, changes and claim preparation, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions and enforcement defense.
Ms. Jochum represents corporations and individuals in regulatory, investigative and trial matters – including U.S. Department of Justice and Inspector General investigations, False Claims Act and procurement fraud investigations, compliance counseling, mandatory and voluntary disclosure matters, and internal investigations.