Ms. Harutyunyan is an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office.  She represents individuals, international companies, and major defense contractors through all stages of civil litigation in California state courts and federal courts, litigation before the Boards of Contract Appeals, and private arbitration. She also advises clients through sensitive internal investigations, providing key insight on issues that cross over the areas of litigation, regulation, and enforcement.

Ms. Harutyunyan focuses her practice on government contracts matters and on commercial disputes.  She helps clients who do business with the Federal Government navigate issues across the unique government contracts landscape, including CDA claims, DCAA audits, bid protests, and investigations.  In her trial-level practice, Ms. Harutyunyan develops and carries out legal strategy, including drafting motions, presenting oral argument, and advising clients through high-stakes settlement negotiations.

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.