Mr. Haws’s representative engagements include:

  • securing complete dismissal of $29 million in government claims based on incurred cost disallowance following DCAA audit of major IT services contractor;
  • successfully resolving a qui tam False Claims Act case against an office furniture manufacturer under its GSA Schedule contract alleging commercial sales practice disclosure and price reduction clause noncompliance;
  • successfully responding to a debarment show cause notice sent to a Fortune 500 company, resulting in the withdrawal of the notice, abandonment of threatened criminal proceedings, and return of eligibility to compete in agency procurements;
  • guiding GSA Schedule contractors through mandatory disclosures and government audits related to compliance with price reduction clause requirements and commercial sales practice disclosure requirements;
  • leading an internal investigation for a Fortune 500 company in response to allegations of proposal fraud. Following communication of the results of this investigation, the Department of Justice did not intervene in a related qui tam lawsuit;
  • obtaining a significant victory for an aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul contractor leading to settlement of its contract claim for costs related to excess repair efforts required during overhaul of aircraft landing gear systems; and
  • defending a top-10 defense contractor in multi-million dollar defective pricing and false claims litigation, resulting in a successful settlement.