As a government contracts lawyer and litigator for more than 30 years, Cameron Hamrick has represented clients in matters across the full spectrum of government contracts law. His clients have included top-tier government contractors, with a particular focus on defense, construction, health care, technology, and energy.
Cameron advises clients on a wide variety of contract matters, including procurement integrity and conflict of interest issues, drafting and negotiating contracts and subcontracts, grants and cooperative agreements, GSA Federal Supply Schedule contracts, cost accounting requirements, defective pricing, cybersecurity, protection of proprietary data, and terminations for convenience and default.
He has litigated complex contract cases before the federal district courts, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, federal agency boards of contract appeals and other forums, as well as numerous bid protests before the GAO and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Cameron has represented clients in contract disputes matters, False Claims Act litigation, suspension and debarment actions, and civil and criminal fraud investigations. He also has represented clients in several transactions involving the preparation of filings with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), as well as coordination with the Defense Security Service concerning matters covered by the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM).
Cameron has substantial experience providing government contracts compliance advice and training to companies and their employees. He has lectured on government contracts, environmental remediation, and construction topics.
Examples of Published Bid Protest Decisions
GAO – Representing Protester
GAO – Representing Intervenor/Awardee
U.S. Court of Federal Claims Protest Decisions
- Serco, Inc. v. United States, 101 Fed.Cl. 717 (2011). Successfully obtained a TRO at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims for Serco, Inc., as part of Serco’s protest of the Army’s award of a contract to provide certain services at an Army depot.
Federal Aviation Administration Protest Decisions
- Protest of Apptis, Inc., 10-ODRA-00535, Mar. 25, 2011. Successfully defended the award of an $800 million systems engineering contract to intervenor Booz Allen Hamilton in a protest containing a large number of counts. In a 105-page opinion, the FAA’s Office of Dispute Resolution denied every count.
Examples of Other Protests
Accounting, Cost & Pricing – Audit Report Responses
Accounting, Cost & Pricing – Litigation
False Claims Act
Freedom of Information Act
Suspension and Debarment
Cameron handled most of these matters before joining Miles & Stockbridge in 2018.
Before joining Miles & Stockbridge, Cameron was a partner with Mayer Brown LLP and, prior to that, with Miller & Chevalier in Washington, D.C.
American Bar Association: Public Contract Law Section, Accounting, Cost and Pricing Committee Vice-Chair; Former Co-Chair
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent® Rated
CACI, Inc.-Federal; Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., B-413028, et al., Aug. 3, 2016, 2016 CPD ¶ 238. Successfully represented prot...Read More
Northrop Grumman Info. Tech.; Broadwing Commc’ns LLC; Level 3 Commc’ns, Inc.; Qwest Gov’t Servs., Inc.; MCI WORLDCOM Co...Read More
Wyle Labs, Inc., B-413989, Dec. 5, 2016, 2016 CPD ¶ 345. Successfully defended the award of a Navy task order for comprehens...Read More
Wyle Labs, Inc., B-412964; B-412964.3, May 27, 2016, 2016 CPD ¶ 144. Successfully defended the award of a task order for eng...Read More
URS Fed. Servs., Inc., B-412580; B-412580.2, Mar. 31, 2016, 2016 CPD ¶ 116. Successfully defended the Army’s award of a ta...Read More
HP Enter. Servs., LLC, B-410212.2, Jan. 26, 2015, 2015 CPD ¶ 54. Successfully defended the award of a task order to support ...Read More
ABSG Consulting, Inc., B-407956; B-4007956.2, Apr. 18, 2013, 2013 CPD ¶ 111. Successfully defended the award of a contract f...Read More
CH2M Hill Antarctic Support, Inc., B-40635, et al., Apr. 18, 2012, 2012 CPD ¶ 142. Successfully defended the award of a cont...Read More
Defense Prod. Solutions, B-405941, Jan. 10, 2012, 2012 CPD ¶ 22. Successfully defended the award of a contract for all terra...Read More
Serco, Inc. v. United States, 101 Fed.Cl. 717 (2011). Successfully obtained a TRO at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims for Ser...Read More
Protest of Apptis, Inc., 10-ODRA-00535, Mar. 25, 2011. Successfully defended the award of an $800 million systems engineering...Read More
Successfully represented an architectural firm in a protest at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims involving a high-profile cont...Read More
Successfully obtained corrective action for a protester at the GAO challenging the award of a logistics support task order to...Read More
Successfully represented a software company in responding to and resolving issues raised in a DCAA audit report that question...Read More
Represented General Motors Corporation in a case at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims regarding complicated pension cost accou...Read More
Prepared Amicus Brief filed at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on behalf of the Aerospace Industries Associ...Read More
Successfully represented a major corporation in a construction dispute involving subsurface obstructions at a U.S. Department...Read More
Successfully represented a subcontractor under a U.S. Army prime contract in a dispute with the prime contractor concerning d...Read More
Successfully represented the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), as a substantial participant on the liti...Read More
Represented a contractor whose IT system had been breached by a cybersecurity attack. Provided advice with respect to the cli...Read More
Represented a major corporation in a qui tam case brought by a former employee under the civil False Claims Act in the U.S. D...Read More
Represented numerous contractors, including in litigation, as part of challenging agency plans to disclose the contractors’...Read More
Represented numerous contractors in criminal and civil fraud investigations, including grand jury investigations....Read More
Successfully represented a defense contractor that had been suspended – twice – from performing Government contracts; con...Read More
Represented a major Government contractor before the ASBCA in a dispute arising out of the Army’s termination for cause of ...Read More
CACI, Inc.-Federal, B-416549, Sept. 13, 2018, 2018 WL 448317. Successfully defended the award of a task order for system oper...Read More
In 2018, successfully obtained corrective action for a protester before the GAO challenging the award of a task order to prov...Read More