Biography

Dan Abrahams is a Partner in the Government Contracts and Wage and Hour Group.  He counsels clients in matters related to government contracts, wage and hour, and federal employee health care law. Dan represents clients in federal and state courts and in arbitrations, as well as before various boards of contract appeals.  His experience includes collective and class actions, bid protests, contract claims, wage and hour audits and compliance counseling.

Representation

Dan’s public or reported wage and hour and government contracts cases include:

Munilla Construction v. Navy, case no. 16-1684C (Ct. of Fed. Cl. 2017) (successful defense of bid protest at Court of Federal Claims on behalf of intervener/awardee after also prevailing at GAO in Comp. Gen. Dec. B-414092 (GAO 2016))

Appeal of SecTek, Inc., case no 5084R (CBCA 2016) (successful motion for reconsideration, dismissal, and a new appeal opportunity in contract claim)

VMT Long Term Care Mgmt., Inc., nos. D-1356 & 1439 (DC Contract Appeal Board 2015) (Defeat of agency claims for repayment of $2M of money related to SCA back pay settlement with the US Department of Labor)

Paradigm Technologies, Inc., Comp Gen. Dec. 409221.2 (GAO 2014) (successful protest)

Electronics Consulting Services , Inc., Comp Gen. Dec. B-407273.35 (GAO 2013) (successful protest leading to agency corrective action)

Seaward Services, Inc., Comp. Gen. Dec. B-408034 (GAO 2013) (successful protest leading to agency corrective action)

St. John v. Tatitlek Support Services, Inc., case no. 5:08-cv-1909 JZ (C.D. CA 2011) (settlement of approximately 2,000 member class action settlement under CA wage laws)

Cubic Simulations Systems, Inc. v. Intelligent Decisions, Inc., case no. 11-CIV-4808 (LAP) (S.D.NY 2011) (successful defense, settlement and dismissal with prejudice of injunctive action over teaming agreement in SDNY, EDNY, and AAA)

Sierra Lobo v. ASRC Aerospace, case no. 53 117 Y 0033 09 (2011) (Arbitration defense at American Arbitration Association over termination of subcontract)

Appeal of ARCTEC Services, ASBCA Nos. 56444, 56631, and 57193, (ASBCA 2011) (assisted in recovery of severance cost claim)

Clements v. Serco, case no. 06-4316 and 07-4005 (10th Cir. 2008) (filed amicus brief for Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce)

March 2008 settlement of a collective action arbitration filed on behalf of 6,000 federal employees of an US Government executive agency

Kalinoski v. CINRAM Manufacturing Inc., case no. 3:08-cv-00041-TIV (M.D. PA 2/18/2008) (voluntary dismissal by plaintiff)

Mersnick v. USProtect Corporation, case no. C-06-03-993 RMW (N.D. CA 12/18/2006 and 9/17/2007) (granting partial dismissal of class/collective action).

Rome Research Corp. v. United States of America, case no. 1:06-cv-377 (Ct. of Fed. Cl. 8/13/2007) (settlement of price adjustment claim)

GHS Health Maintenance Organization, Inc., d/b/a as BlueLincs HMO v. United States, case No. 01-517C (Ct. Cl. 2007) and case No. 2007-5143 (Federal Circuit 2008) (successful claim for reimbursement of by FEHBP contractor)

Matter of S4, Inc., Comp. Gen. Dec. B-299817 (GAO 2007) (successful protest)

VT Griffin Services, Inc. v. Field Support Services, Inc., case no. AW-06-3387 (S.D. MD 2007) (Defense and settlement of claims)

Matter of James C. Trump, Comp. Gen. Dec. B-299370, (GAO 2007) (Successful defense of A-76 protest)

Lear Siegler Services, Inc. v. Rumsfeld, 457 F.3d 1262 (Fed Cir. 2006) (successful appeal of claim)

Davis v. Lenox Hill Hosp., 204 WL 1926086 & 1926087 (S.D.N.Y. 2004) (FLSA class action defense and settlement)

FC Business Systems, Inc., Comp. Gen. Dec. B-278730, (GAO 1998) (successful protest)

Custom Printing Company, Comp. Gen. Dec. 275798.3 (GAO 1997) (successful protest)

Digital Equipment Corp. v. GSA, GSBCA No. 12891 (GSBCA 1994) (successful protest)

Communications Technology Applications, Inc., ASBCA No. 4173 (ASBCA 1992) (successful claim overturning of default termination)

Communications Technology Applications, Inc., GSBCA No. 10172-C and 9978-P (GSBCA 1990) (successful protest)

Education

George Washington University Law School – J.D., with honors, Order of the Coif, 1983
Washington University, St. Louis – M.A., 1979
Hobart College – B.A., with high honors, 1977

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
Maryland
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and US Court of Federal Claims
Admitted to various US District Courts and Courts of Appeals pro hac
Publications
Speaking Engagements
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Awards and Honors