Gregory A. Smith


Gregory A. Smith is a member of the law firm Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC in Tysons Corner, Virginia. He is a past chair of the American Bar Association's Section of Public Contract Law and chair of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims Advisory Council. His practice focuses on federal procurement counseling, dispute resolution and litigation, claim analysis and preparation. 

Smith has represented domestic and international clients in negotiations with government agencies, and he has counseled clients extensively on matters involving defective pricing, cost accounting and contract performance disputes — including audits, investigations and terminations. He has represented prime contractors and subcontractors in claims before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. district courts and courts of appeals, and he has tried complex cases before the Boards of Contract Appeals involving shipbuilding and other major claims. In addition, he has litigated contract award disputes before the Government Accountability Office and the federal courts. His practice also involves counseling and litigation involving security clearance issues.

Smith served as law clerk to Judge Marion T. Bennett, U.S. Court of Claims (now the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit).