Ray Monroe counsels and represents local, national, and multi-national businesses and quasi-public entities in a broad array of industries from aerospace to utilities in matters across the full spectrum of government contracts and grants law. His over 30 years of experience includes bid protests; claims; compliance programs; construction; corporate governance; cybersecurity; disaster response and hazard mitigation grants; Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs); False Claims Act; FCPA; internal and external investigations; mandatory disclosures; public-private partnerships; Public Law 85-804 indemnification; subcontracts; suspension and debarment; terminations; and white collar matters. He has appeared before the federal bid protest forums that have existed over the past 30 years (including the GAO and the GSBCA), the federal Boards of Contract Appeals, and federal and state courts. He has also participated in arbitrations as both an advocate and a party arbitrator.
Ray counsels clients regarding the implementation of policy and procurement initiatives at the cutting edge of procurement law; the creation and refinement of corporate compliance policies and procedures; and the development and financing of renewable energy projects, including offshore wind.
Ray is Co-Leader of the Corporate and Securities Practice Group, which includes the Corporate, Tax, Health Care and Government Contracts practices. He leads a multidisciplinary team that draws on all of the resources of Miles & Stockbridge to meet each client’s specific needs.
Before joining Miles & Stockbridge, Ray was a Partner in the Government Contracts Group of Crowell & Moring. Ray received his law degree from Duke University School of Law in 1980, with distinction, where he served as Executive Editor of the Duke Law Journal. Ray received his undergraduate degree from Hobart College in 1977, Phi Beta Kappa, where he majored in physics and history. Following law school graduation, Ray clerked for Justice Stewart G. Pollock of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Ray is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New Jersey.
Litigation: Contract Claims/Case of First Impression/Board of Contract Appeals
Litigation: Protests/Construction/Federal Court
Litigation: Protests/Case of First Impression/Federal and State Courts
Litigation: False Claims Act
Counseling: Disaster and Hazard Mitigation Contracts and Grants
Counseling: Due Diligence
Counseling: Energy, Renewable Energy, and Utilities
Suspension and Debarment
Ray handled some of these matters before joining Miles & Stockbridge in 2014.
ABA Section of Public Contract Law and the Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent® Rated
Members of our Corporate, Securities & Tax Practice Group and our Government Contracts Practice Group recently represente...
Appeal of The Boeing Company on behalf of Lockheed Martin Corporation, ASBCA No. 54853 06-1 BCA 33,270 (April 12, 2006). Led ...Read More
Organized and performed a multi-country due diligence in connection with the expansion of the international public procuremen...Read More
Counseled energy services companies and utilities from the inception of laws authorizing ESPCs and Utility Energy Service Con...Read More
Counseled companies on the requirements of The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), including the impa...Read More
Counseled re-insurance companies on the federal procurement opportunities (and associated risks) under the Biggert-Waters Flo...Read More
Represented a large non-regulated affiliate of a major utility to identify key risk areas and to mitigate performance issues ...Read More
Bombardier Transportation (Holdings) USA, Inc. v. MWAA, Civ. Action 03-343-A (E.D. Va. Aug. 6, 2003). Successfully represente...Read More
Successfully defended a major government contractor in a jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Vi...Read More
Washington-Dulles Transportation, Ltd., v. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Civ. Action 02-1656, 87 Fed. Appx. 843...Read More
Counseled on all aspects of the design and implementation of procurement, accounting, auditing, and compliance systems relati...Read More
Counseled an international financing and investment firm on the legal risks involved in providing development financing to a ...Read More
Represented numerous contractors in internal and external investigations, including investigations relating to potential mand...Read More
Represented contractors of all sizes in internal and external reviews and implementation of continual improvement measures re...Read More