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Shaunna E. Bailey

Washington, DC
F: +1.202.747.3923


  • J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 2008, cum laude
  • B.A., Wake Forest University, 2004
  • Judicial clerk to the Honorable Marian Blank Horn, United States Court of Federal Claims
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • United States Court of Federal Claims


Shaunna E. Bailey is an attorney in the Government Contracts, Investigations, and International Trade Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.

Areas of Practice

Shaunna has over six years of experience representing and providing strategic advice to clients ranging from small businesses to top-10 government contractors on a wide range of issues related to contracting with the federal government. Her practice focuses on counseling, compliance, investigations, and litigation.

Government Contracts Counseling & Compliance

Shaunna counsels and advises clients on various matters related to complying with federal procurement statutes and regulations, including:

  • Leading several government contracts compliance reviews of newly-acquired subsidiaries of large government contractor and recommending process improvements and changes to policies and procedures
  • Designing company-specific compliance programs and manuals on contract requirements, ethics, and reporting
  • Providing in-person federal contract compliance training to corporate leadership and key personnel
  • Advising companies on mitigating risks associated with GSA Schedule contracting, including compliance with the Price Reductions Clause
  • Advising clients on questions related to compliance with specific FAR and DFARS provisions, the Trade Agreements Act, the Procurement Integrity Act, and the FAR Mandatory Disclosure Rule
  • Drafting and negotiating subcontracts, teaming agreements, and non-disclosure agreements

Government Contracts Investigations

Shaunna represents clients in connection with investigations regarding alleged wrongdoing in government contracting, including:

  • Conducting internal investigations of large government contractors in matters involving potential civil False Claims Act liability, and counseling clients on resolution of investigations
  • Coordinating forensic accounting review of pricing anomalies associated with the administration of GSA Schedule contracts
  • Preparing disclosures to General Services Administration Office of Inspector General and Department of Justice

Government Contracts Bid Protests & Litigation

Shaunna regularly represents government contractors in various industries in connection with bid protests and litigation, including:

  • Successfully defending and prosecuting numerous pre- and post-award bid protests before the U.S. Government Accountability Office and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Obtaining summary judgment victory in multimillion dollar breach-of-contract dispute brought by unsuccessful subcontractor
  • Representing aerospace company in complex CERCLA dispute that went to trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California


  • New York State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • United States Court of Federal Claims Bar