David S Black

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David S. Black is co-chair of the National Government Contracts Practice. He practices in the area of government contracts counseling and dispute resolution. His practice includes representing contractors in protests, claims under the Contract Disputes Act, responding to government investigations and audits, False Claims Act investigations and litigation, terminations for default and convenience, prime-subcontractor disputes, compliance programs, and counseling on a variety of contract administration and procurement issues.

After law school, he served as judicial clerk to Judge Larry G. Elder of the Court of Appeals of Virginia in Richmond.

Honors & Awards


  • Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association, Secretary 2008-2009; Vice President 2009-2010; President 2011
  • National Contract Management Association, Tysons Corner Chapter: President, 2005-2006, VP-Seminars, 2008-2009, VP-Training 2007-2008, Past-President 2006-2007, President Elect 2004-2005, VP-Programs 2002-2004
  • Public Contract Law Journal, ABA Section of Public Contract Law: Associate Editor, 2008-Present
  • Bid Protest Committee of the Federal Bar Association, ABA Section of Public Contract Law: Member, 2008-Present
  • Northern Virginia Government Contractor's Council of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, Steering Committee, 2004-2008; Co-Chair, G-Con Small Business Contracting Symposium, 2006 and 2007
  • Federal Circuit Bar Journal, Editorial Board, 2000-2005
  • Procurement Law Advisor, Contributor, 2001-2006