Glenn Sweatt is a counsel in the firm’s Government Contracts & Disputes Practice and is located in the Silicon Valley office. He has more than 25 years of experience in contracts management and compliance. In his latest role, Mr. Sweatt was the Vice President of Contracts and Compliance at ECC, a company that supports environmental, construction and renewable energy programs for Federal government agencies. Previously, he served as the company’s General Counsel.
Mr. Sweatt has hands-on experience dealing directly with government contract issues for all of the major Department of Defense (DOD) agencies, as well as the Department of State, General Services Administration (GSA),Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Transportation (DOT) and other civilian agencies. He has managed claims before the United States Court of Federal Claims ("COFC"), and the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals ("ASBCA"), as well as extensive private arbitration experience. Mr. Sweatt has a broad background that covers many facets of government contracting, with particular focus on ethics and compliance issues, small business, and contract administration and interpretation issues. He has significant audit experience with numerous federal agencies, including the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), Department of Labor, and various state audit agencies. In addition to being a member of the California State Bar since 1998, Mr. Sweatt is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager and a Designated Fellow with the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and a Certified Ethics and Compliance Professional.
Mr. Sweatt also has significant background and experience in government programs, compliance, risk, operations and construction management. He published various articles in the National Contract Management Association’s Contract Management Magazine, examining various law and topics related to contracts management, compliance and ethics, with a particular focus on Government Contracting.
Up in the Air, National Contract Management Association – Contract Management Magazine, 2011
Organizational and Consultants Conflicts of Interest, National Contract Management Association – Contract Management Magazine, 2010
Rights and Remedies Under the Davis-Bacon Act: Analysis of Recent Proposals for Reform, The Procurement Lawyer, 2008
Organizational and Consultant Conflicts of Interest, National Contract Management Association – Contract Management Magazine, 2006
Courting Disaster – Contracting Lessons Learned in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina, Journal of Contract Management – NCMA, 2006
Contracting in Iraq, National Contract Management Association – Contract Management Magazine, 2005
Gifts and Gratuities in Government Contracting, National Contract Management Association – Contract Management Magazine, 2004
Successful Cash Management, National Contract Management Association – Contract Management Magazine, 2003
“New Administration but Same Old Story? Labor Laws, Executive Orders and Regulations Impacting the Supply Chain,” Public Contracting Institute Webinar – March 2017
“Top Compliance and Ethics Concerns for Government Contractors in 2017,” NCMA’s SubCon 2017 – March 2017
“Ethics and Compliance Programs for US Government Contractors,” Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE) Webinar – January 2017
“A Primer on the Status of Labor and Employment Law, Regulations and Executive Orders Applicable to Government Contracting,” Federal Publications Seminars’ 2016 Government Contracts Review and Outlook West Coast – November 2016