Ian Patterson

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Schoonover Moriarty LLC

Ian maintains a diversified federal government contract law practice. He represents clients in contract disputes at the agency level, including bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and size protests before the Small Business Administration. In addition to bid protest work, Ian assists clients with claims before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals and the Armed Service Board of Contract Appeals. Ian also represents clients in federal contracting disputes before the United States Court of Federal Claims. 

Ian has extensive experience with the SBA’s small business contracting programs. He assists clients with admission into the SBA’s 8(a) program. He provides counsel on small business compliance issues on the SBA’s SDVOSB, WOSB, and HUBZone programs. Ian also provides more general compliance assistance for contractors subject to the Federal Acquisition Regulations. 

Before joining Schoonover & Moriarty, Ian practiced at a boutique federal government contracts firm. He also studied chemistry and enjoys working on projects that allow him to leverage his technical expertise. 

Education: 

J.D., University of Kansas School of Law 

B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris 

 

Congressional Testimony: 

  • An Overview of the Dynamic Between the Defense Production Act and Small Contractors, Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Contracting an Infrastructure (June 24, 2020). 

 

Publications: 

  • Trust, But Verify: The Rise of Self-Scoring Evaluations in Federal Procurements, The Procurement Lawyer, American Bar Association, Winter 2020. 

  • Successful Protester Paid upon Receipt of Costs—If Only it Were so Easy, The Procurement Lawyer, American Bar Association, Summer 2017. 

 

Presentations: 

  • Understanding and Obtaining HUBZone Certification, GOVOLOGY Webinar, August 2020. 

  • Understanding and Obtaining HUBZone Certification, GOVOLOGY Webinar, July 2019. 

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