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.