Ms. Harutyunyan is an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office. She focuses her practice on government contracts matters and on commercial disputes. She helps international companies and major defense manufacturers navigate issues across the government contracts landscape, including CDA claims, DCAA audits, bid protests, and investigations. In her trial-level practice, Ms. Harutyunyan develops and carries out strategy and advises clients through settlement negotiations.
During her tenure at the firm, Ms. Harutyunyan served on secondment to a major defense contractor, where she led an internal investigation and advised on legal issues concerning all areas of the client’s business.
Ms. Harutyunyan embraces the firm’s commitment to pro bono work, with an interest in immigration and human trafficking matters.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Harutyunyan worked for the World Bank Group’s Office of Suspension and Debarment, where she consulted the senior policy officer and the chief suspension and debarment officer on procurement frameworks around the world. She has written on the topic of international procurement for The Government Contractor, published by Thomson Reuters, and the Public Contract Law Journal, published by the American Bar Association Section of Public Contract Law.
Ms. Harutyunyan is admitted to practice in California and the District of Columbia.