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  • Education
    • J.D., cum laude, George Washington University Law School, 2004, The Public Contract Law Journal, member; George Washington Scholar
    • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Maryland, 2001, Dean's Scholar

Companies turn to Greg Jacobs for help with all aspects of their government contracts legal needs.

Greg is the Chair of Polsinelli's Government Contracts Group. An experienced litigator, Greg leads trial teams in cases before the Boards of Contract Appeals and in state and federal courts. Greg also has extensive bid protest experience before the Government Accountability Office and Court of Federal Claims. In addition, Greg counsels government contractors and grantees on transactions, compliance matters, internal investigations, and mandatory and voluntary disclosures. Greg works closely with clients of all sizes – from small and early-stage companies, to traditional defense contractors and large, public corporations.

Industries of focus include:

  • Information technology
  • Defense and Aerospace
  • Health care and Life Sciences

Greg's practice crosses international borders to address national security issues. Greg has extensive experience before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), including: evaluating and advising on potential filings; strategic structuring of transactions; preparing notifications on behalf of both investors and sellers; meetings with, and presentations to, CFIUS staff and component agencies; negotiating mitigation agreements; and, post-review engagement relating to mitigation agreements. Greg also counsels clients on export control matters, including controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

In addition to his government contracts and national security practice, Greg represents national and state trade associations, professional societies, and other tax-exempt organizations on a variety of not-for-profit law issues. He has extensive experience in exempt organization governance, affinity relationships, disputes between associations, and lobbying and political activities. Greg serves in an outside general counsel role for many of his exempt organization clients.

  • Represented a major defense contractor in a sustained appeal at the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), including a significant financial recovery.
  • Obtained a permanent injunction at the Court of Federal Claims of award under a solicitation for foreclosure-related services, following a denial of the same protest grounds at GAO.