H. Boyd Greene is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office concentrating in government contracts and National Security issues. He has substantial experience conducting government contracts due diligence reviews and has participated in hundreds of corporate transactions since joining the Firm. Boyd also advises clients on U.S. trade rules and domestic sourcing requirements that apply to government contracts and other federally funded agreements including the Buy American Act, the Trade Agreements Act (TAA) and the Berry Amendment.
Boyd counsels clients in the defense of civil False Claims Act matters, including qui tam whistleblower lawsuits. He has advised clients on significant False Claims Act matters based on express and implied certifications involving government cost accounting standards, and the federal supply schedule Price Reductions clause. Boyd particularly focuses on the nexus between underlying business and compliance systems and corresponding requests for government payments. Boyd’s investigation experience spans several government agencies including the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the United States Postal Service.
He coordinates internal investigations, responses to Inspectors’ General subpoenas and provides comprehensive counsel to clients on collateral issues, such as compliance with the FAR’s mandatory disclosure rule, suspension and debarment matters and exclusion from federal programs. Boyd’s bid protest experience includes serving as counsel for protestor and for intervenor in bid protests involving multibillion dollar DoD program contracts. He has also served as bid protest counsel in two bid protest matters for significant classified contracts for intelligence agency customers. Boyd has also represented clients in matters involving audit, cost accounting and claims before administrative agency appeals boards.
Boyd also counsels and advises clients in all aspects of compliance, contract interpretation and legal strategy across the aerospace, defense, intelligence, technology, transportation and health care sectors. Boyd regularly advises clients on compliance with GSA’s Price Reduction clause, as well as pricing issues relating to bio-science clients doing business under federal health care programs. Boyd also advises clients on strategic issues related to the development of intellectual property, including inventions and data rights under government contracts, grants, cooperative agreements and other federally funded agreements. He also assists clients with the development and enforcement of subcontracts and teaming agreements, including litigation in state and federal courts. In addition, Boyd provides guidance to clients seeking to make investments or work with qualifying small businesses under government contracts and grant preference programs including SBIR and DBE programs.
His experience also includes advising clients on U.S. trade rules and domestic sourcing requirements that apply to government contracts, grants and other federally funded agreements. His experience in this area includes matters focusing on the Buy American Act, the Trade Agreements Act (TAA) and the Berry Amendment.
Boyd’s practice also focuses on national security issues for government contracts. Boyd has held a Top Secret security clearance and has significant experience in issues associated with the performance of classified contracts. He has represented several clients before the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency on matters involving facility security clearances. Boyd advises clients both on structuring and compliance for arrangements related to foreign ownership control or influence including Security Control Agreements, Special Security Agreements and Proxy Board arrangements. He also assists clients in establishing and refining these arrangements through Affiliated Operations Plans, Technology Control Plans and Electronic Communications Plans. In addition, he advises clients on compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
Boyd has substantial experience conducting government contracts due diligence reviews and has participated in hundreds of corporate transactions since joining the Firm.
Memberships & Affiliations
ABA Section of Public Contract Law
Admissions & Qualifications
- 2008District of Columbia
- United States Court of Federal Claims
- United States District Court for the District of Columbia
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- Virginia Supreme Court
- George Mason University School of LawJ.D.2006
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityB.S., Financecum laude1996Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society