Meet the Team

What They Said

"We are proud to say Nichols Liu is our firm for government contracts. They understand our expectations and provide enlightened, practical solutions."

Jim Pickup

General Counsel, The Aspen Institute

"As a general counsel, I care about how effective my law firms are at finding creative solutions to thorny problems while continuously improving on the value delivered to my company. The team at Nichols Liu excels in both areas."

Helle Weeke

General Counsel, DAI

 

Our People

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  • Suspension & debarment, bid protests, claims, investigations
  • Creative problem solver
  • Chambers USA: “outstanding strategist, good communicator, has an excellent bedside manner with executives and boards under stress…”
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  • Investigations, False Claims Act litigator, white collar defense
  • Former DOJ Trial Attorney and agency General Counsel
  • Frequent speaker, author and commentator on procurement fraud issues
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  • Regulatory, transactional, and relationship aspects of international defense sales
  • Works effectively with U.S. and foreign defense agencies
  • Creative problem solver balancing business, regulatory, and policy concerns
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  • Suspension & debarment, claims, investigations, development of risk management and compliance programs
  • Develops innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Brings clarity to the maze of government issues
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  • Suspension & debarment; internal investigations; civil and criminal fraud litigation
  • Air Force Debarring Official for 16 years
  • Managed 20 global investigations for Fortune 500 corporations
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  • Congressional and legislative advocate
  • Federal program expert (DOD, Energy, Army Corps Civil Works, Transportation)
  • Risk management and opportunity assessments
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  • Crisis management, government relations, host country relations
  • 40 years of government experience
  • Political and developmental strategist and leader
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Annie Kim

Special Counsel and Investigator
  • Investigations, false claims, suspension & debarment
  • Former USAID and Energy OIG agent with extensive experience conducting criminal, civil, and administrative investigations
  • 5 years spent leading investigations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Near East
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  • Government and internal investigations; False Claims Act; Health Care Fraud
  • Former DOJ trial attorney in Civil Fraud Section
  • Significant experience with False Claims Act litigation, including jury trial and appellate experience
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James Chow

Senior Staff Attorney
  • eDiscovery solutions, litigation support
  • Experienced project manager