Patrick Quigley’s practice is focused on litigating bid protests, contract claims, prime/subcontractor disputes, and small business size protests/appeals at the Government Accountability Office, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, boards of contract appeals, federal agencies, the Small Business Administration, and state courts. He conducts internal investigations and defends clients in False Claims Act litigation, government investigations, and suspension and debarment actions.
Patrick conducts due diligence reviews of and advises on the government-contract aspects of business transactions, and counsels on procurement law compliance, federal employee ethics rules, teaming agreements, subcontracts, Other Transaction Authority Agreements, and conflict-of-interest mitigation plans.
Prior to joining the legal industry, Patrick served for 16 years with the U.S. Department of State, first as a Special Agent in the Diplomatic Security Service, and then as a Foreign Service Officer. He was assigned to Somalia, El Salvador, Colombia, Peru, India, and Washington, D.C.
Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll High Honors, 2019 Honors, 2020 Government Accountability Office (GAO) Represented numerous disappointed government contractors in GAO bid protests, many of which resulted in agency corrective action. PAE Applied Techs., LLC, B-419133, 2020 CPD ¶ 363 (Comp. Gen. Nov. 4, 2020) Successful defense of Naval Air Systems Command contract award for technical support services for the Atlantic Test Range and Atlantic Targets and Marine Operations Division. NLT Mgmt. Servs., LLC—Recon., B-415936.14, 2020 CPD ¶ 321 (Comp. Gen. Oct. 5, 2020) Successful defense of contract award by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for forensic and scientific laboratory administrative and technical support services. NLT Mgmt. Servs., LLC, B-415936.11, 2020 CPD ¶ 217 (Comp. Gen. June 19, 2020) Successful defense of contract award by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for forensic and scientific laboratory administrative and technical support services. Strategy Consulting Team, LLC, B-418512, 2020 CPD ¶ 208 (Comp. Gen. June 2, 2020) Successful defense of task order award for analytic, management, and advisory services in support of the Army’s civilian readiness and talent management efforts. AECOM Mgmt. Servs., Inc., B-418467, 2020 CPD ¶ 172 (Comp. Gen. May 15, 2020) Successful defense of Army task order award for support services for the Army's Aviation and Missile Command Field Maintenance Activity at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. Abacus Tech. Corp., B-417749.2, 2020 CPD ¶ 125 (Comp. Gen. Mar. 9, 2020) Successful defense of Air Force task order award for network and infrastructure support services. Solution One Industries, Inc., B-417441, 2019 CPD ¶ 252 (Comp. Gen. July 9, 2019) Successful defense of contract award by the U.S. Army of a contract to provide instruction and mission support services for unmanned aircraft systems. Spinnaker JV, LLC, B-416688, 2018 CPD ¶ 398 (Comp. Gen. Nov. 21, 2018) Successful defense of contract award by the U.S. Navy to a small business for training systems. Enterprise Services, LLC, B-414230.3, 2018 CPD ¶ 323 (Comp. Gen. Sept. 17, 2018) Successful defense of contract award by the Transportation Security Administration for IT support services. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector, LLP, B-413316.2, 2017 CPD ¶ 12 (Comp. Gen. Dec. 27, 2016) Successful defense of task order award under a GSA Schedule contract for professional services related to business requirements analysis, validation, and enhancement. SRA International, Inc., B-413000.1, 2016 CPD ¶ 208 (Comp. Gen. July 25, 2016) Successful defense of a task order award for comprehensive loan program application software support and operations services. Crowley Technical Management, Inc., B-412690.2, 2016 CPD ¶ 130 (Comp. Gen. May 12, 2016) Successful defense of multiple contract awards for ship management services for various vessels in the Ready Reserve Force and National Defense Reserve Fleet. InGenesis, Inc., B-412101.2, 2016 CPD ¶ 102 (Comp. Gen. Mar. 28, 2016) Successful defense of a protest against an agency’s exercise of a contract option in a contract to provide medical services to detained undocumented immigrants. Decisive Analytics Corp., B-410950.2, 2015 CPD ¶ 187 (Comp. Gen. June 22, 2015) Successful defense of protest challenge to multiple contract awards in a DOD procurement for mission and analytical technical support services. Lanmark Technology, Inc., B-410214.3, 2015 CPD ¶ 139 (Comp. Gen. Mar. 20, 2015) In a series of protests and agency corrective actions in a procurement for operations research and systems analysis services, successfully protested the agency’s decision during corrective action to make the award to the lower-rated, less-expensive offeror, and then successfully defended an agency’s later selection of the higher-rated, slightly higher-priced proposal for award. Mission Essential Personnel, LLC, B-410431.9, 2015 CPD ¶ 109 (Comp. Gen. Mar. 18, 2015) Successful defense of an agency’s award of multiple contracts against protest that the agency acted unreasonably in excluding a nonconforming proposal from award. CGI Federal, Inc., B-410714, 2015 CPD ¶ 67 (Comp. Gen. Jan. 28, 2015) Successful defense of contract award against protest that awardee failed to meet place-of-performance and security requirements. InfoPro, Inc., B-408642.2, 2015 CPD ¶ 59 (Comp. Gen. Dec. 23, 2014) Successful defense of a contract award in procurement for operational maintenance and software development support services. Hensel Phelps Construction Co., B-407998.3, 2013 CPD ¶ 136 (Comp. Gen. May 28, 2013) Successful defense of a contract awarded for the design and construction of a military hospital and related buildings. Walsh-Vaughn JV, B-407998.2, 2013 CPD ¶ 134 (Comp. Gen. May 21, 2013) Successful defense of a contract awarded for the design and construction of a military hospital and related buildings. Turner-Southland-Dean, JV, B-407998, 2013 CPD ¶ 133 (Comp. Gen. May 20, 2013) Successful defense of a contract awarded for the design and construction of a military hospital and related buildings. Sentrillion Corp., B-406843.3, 2013 CPD ¶ 207 (Comp. Gen. Apr. 22, 2013) Successful protest of contract awarded by U.S. Marshals Service for security services at federal courthouses and other government facilities nationwide. Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., B-405993, 2012 CPD ¶ 30 (Comp. Gen. Jan. 19, 2012) Successful defense of a technical services and engineering company’s $1.5 billion award to provide technical support services in support of U.S. ships bought, leased, or transferred through the Foreign Military Sales program. Raydar & Assocs., Inc., B-401447, 2009 CPD ¶ 180 (Comp. Gen. Sept. 1, 2009) Successful defense of the award of a contract for maintenance and repair services for various military radar antennas. ACS Education Solutions, LLC, B-401531, 2009 CPD ¶ 209 (Comp. Gen. Oct. 5, 2009) Successful defense of the award of contracts for servicing direct federal student loans against a protest by that incumbent contractor, arguing that its comparatively lower-risk proposal was worth its higher cost. Court of Federal Claims PAE Applied Techs., LLC v. United States, 153 Fed. Cl. 573 (2021) Successful defense of Naval Air Systems Command contract award for technical support services for the Atlantic Test Range and Atlantic Targets and Marine Operations Division; award was previously challenged unsuccessfully at the Government Accountability Office. Kiewit Infrastructure W. Co. v. United States, 147 Fed. Cl. 700 (2020) Successful challenge to agency’s decision to cancel invitation for bids. ATSC Aviation, LLC v. United States, 141 Fed. Cl. 670 (2019) Successful defense of the award of an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide the U.S. Army with worldwide logistical support services for non-standard rotary-wing aircraft. Partner 4 Recovery v. United States, 141 Fed. Cl. 89 (2018) Successful defense of the award of a contract by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for support for advisory and assistance services in response to major disasters and emergencies. General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc. v. United States, 137 Fed. Cl. 493 (2018) Successful defense of the award of a contract by the Transportation Security Administration for support services for an integrated network of security devices. SOS International, LLC v. United States, 127 Fed. Cl. 576 (2016) Successful defense of agency’s plan to take corrective action to cure solicitation ambiguities. Ocean Ships, Inc. v. United States, 115 Fed. Cl. 577 (2014) Successful defense of the decision by the United States Navy to award a small business set-aside contract for the operation and maintenance of eight large, government-owned Roll-On/Roll-Off sea vessels for the Prepositioning Program against a protest that the award violated the wage escalation provisions of the Service Contract Act. Insight Systems Corp. v. United States, 110 Fed. Cl. 564 (2013) Successful protest at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims of an agency’s determination that an IT consulting company’s electronically submitted proposal was late, even though the fault was with the agency’s own email servers, resulting in reinstatement of the company’s proposal for consideration. Advanced Technology Systems, Inc. v. United States, No. 07-CV-0743 (Fed. Cl. Nov. 6, 2007) Successful defense of a contract award by the Department of Education for IT management services where, while the protest was pending at the GAO, the agency overrode the CICA stay of performance; the protester challenged the stay override at the court, and ultimately withdrew its challenges to the award. Logistics Support Services JV v. United States, No. 07-CV-0897 (Fed. Cl. Jan. 25, 2008) Successful defense of a contract award to a high-tech company providing engineering, IT, operations and maintenance, logistics, and program management services in a bid protest that was filed and dismissed at the GAO, and then filed and withdrawn at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.