Aron Beezley is the co-leader of Bradley’s nationally ranked Government Contracts Practice Group. Aron was recently named the “Law360 MVP of the Year for Government Contracts” and is nationally recognized for his government contracts practice by Chambers USALaw360Benchmark Litigation, and Super Lawyers. His vast experience includes representation of government contractors in numerous industries and in all aspects of the government-contracting process, including negotiation, award, performance and termination.

Having litigated some of the most high-profile and noteworthy government contracts cases in recent years, Aron's practice is particularly focused on the litigation of contract claims and bid protests before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), and the Boards of Contract Appeals. In this connection, Law360 noted that his “work on high-stakes government contracts litigation [] has included some of the most consequential recent decisions in the area…” Law360 has also remarked that Aron “has racked up victories for clients in challenges to government contract awards, including Integrated Nuclear Productions Solutions’ successful bid protest of a $22.8 billion Department of Energy deal…”

Aron’s practice also is focused on day-to-day counseling of government contractors, including matters involving:

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) compliance
  • False Claims Act (FCA) matters and investigations
  • Small business/socio-economic/veteran-owned business/ HUBZone/woman-owned business/AbilityOne contracting
  • Merger and acquisition (M&A) due diligence reviews for federal contractors
  • Small Business Administration (SBA) mentor-protégé programs
  • Federal construction contracting
  • SBA size/status protests and appeals
  • Joint venture (JV) and teaming issues
  • Organizational conflict of interest (OCI) issues
  • Terminations for convenience and default
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) issues
  • Cost and pricing matters
  • Ethics compliance and investigations
  • Buy America and Buy American requirements
  • Executive Orders and other labor and employment standards applicable to federal contractors
  • “Mandatory disclosure” issues
  • State and local government contracts issues and protests
  • Suspension and debarment actions
  • Corporate issues for federal contractors
  • Civil anti-trust issues pertaining to federal contractors
  • Service Contract Act (SCA) issues
  • Commercial item contracting
  • Intellectual property and data rights issues
  • Subcontracting issues and disputes
  • U.S. Postal Service protests and disagreements 
  • Anti-Deficiency Act issues
  • Audit issues
  • Unsolicited proposal issues under FAR Subpart 15.6
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) issues
  • Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) compliance issues
  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) procurement and protest issues
  • Cybersecurity issues
  • Contract novation and change-of-name issues
  • “Revolving door” restrictions
  • Truthful Cost or Pricing Data (f/k/a Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA)) requirements
  • Grant and cooperative agreements, including compliance with the Uniform Guidance issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
  • Department of Energy grant matters
  • FEMA arbitrations
  • Small business loan programs, including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) established by the CARES Act of 2020, including PPP appeals and fraud matters
  • Concession contracting
  • Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) challenges
  • Other Transaction Authority (OTA) agreements
  • NAICS appeals
  • Bid protests before the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition (ODRA)

Aron received his LL.M. in Government Contracts Law from The George Washington University Law School. Aron also served as a judicial extern to the Hon. Susan G. Braden, the former Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, where he assisted in handling a variety of cases in the government contracts context.

Aron currently serves on the PubKLaw Advisory Board, and he recently served on the Law360 Government Contracts Editorial Advisory Board and as a vice chair of the ABA Bid Protest Committee. Additionally, Aron is a prolific author of articles on legal issues affecting government contractors. He is also a frequent speaker on – and regularly is quoted by news outlets about – legal issues impacting government contractors.