Jenner & Block

Gregory H. Petkoff is a partner in the Government Contracts Practice. He represents large and small businesses and institutions on government contract matters involving defense and civilian agencies.  He has recorded more than 200 reported decisions in bid protests and has resolved major claims against the government using ADR processes in both the government and private practice. He also has extensive experience in False Claims Act litigation, investigations by agency inspectors general, mandatory disclosures and related enforcement actions.

Mr. Petkoff has practiced government contracts law with a major international law firm since 2011, pursuing and defending major bid protests and advising companies concerning government contract compliance.  He regularly advised companies on contract pricing and rights in technical data and software as well as multiple award schedule contracts.  He successfully litigated contract claims at the Armed Services and Civilian Boards of Contract Appeals and regularly represented companies appearing before agency debarment officials.  Before moving into the private sector, he practiced government contract law for more than three decades with the US Air Force, including 17 years in the General Counsel’s Office at the Pentagon.  During his government career, he provided legal advice on planning and executing major defense acquisition programs. 

For 13 years, Mr. Petkoff led the team that defended Air Force bid protests and was a member of the Defense Acquisition Regulatory Council, where he drafted federal and Defense Department acquisition regulations.