Frederic Levy

Covington & Burling LLP

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Covington & Burling LLP


Frederic M. Levy is a partner with Covington & Burling, LLP in Washington, D.C. Frederic M. Levy, one of the nation's leading suspension and debarment lawyers, focuses his practice on the resolution of complex compliance and ethics issues. He has successfully represented numerous high profile corporations and individuals under investigation by the government in civil and criminal matters, including False Claims Act cases, and in suspension and debarment proceedings to ensure their continued eligibility to participate in federal programs. He also has conducted numerous internal investigations on behalf of corporate clients, particularly in the areas of program fraud and export controls, often involving sensitive personnel or fiduciary matters, and has advised corporations in voluntary or mandatory disclosures to a variety of federal agencies. Mr. Levy also regularly counsels clients on government contract performance issues, claims and terminations, and litigates such matters before the boards of contract appeals and in the Federal Circuit.Related to his work involving program fraud, Mr. Levy counsels clients in the area of contractor "responsibility." He is involved in the development and implementation of contractor ethics and compliance programs which meet the standards of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, Federal Sentencing Guidelines, and Sarbanes-Oxley, and regularly conducts ethics and compliance training. He was the co-chair of both the ABA Committee on Debarment and Suspension and of the Procurement Fraud Committee, was the Co-Chair of the ABA Task Force on Mandatory Disclosure and is the Principal Editor of Guide to the Mandatory Disclosure Rule and a contributing author and editor of the Practitioner's Guide to Suspension and Debarment and of Healthcare Exclusions: A Comprehensive Guide. Mr. Levy is an adjunct Professor of Law at George Washington University.0513


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