Anthony J. Marchese advises clients in the public contracting arena regarding all parts of the procurement life-cycle, from qualification and certification, to award, to performance (including delay and disruptions claims), to closeout or termination. A skilled trial and appellate attorney, Anthony has deep experience in bid protests, contract disputes, claims, requests for equitable adjustment, and defense of suspension and debarment actions before courts and administrative agencies. Anthony also regularly assists clients navigating federal, state and local certification programs, including the SBA’s 8(a), HUBZone, Woman-Owned Small Business, Veteran- and Service-Disabled Veteran Small Business programs; Disadvantaged Business Enterprise certification programs; and WBENC’s WBE/WOSB programs
His notable success in the suspension and debarment arena makes Anthony a valued resource for firms seeking to implement new or strengthen existing, compliance programs. Anthony develops, drafts, implements and conducts “all-staff” live ethics and compliance training for firms across the country. He also conducts monthly and quarterly Information and Awareness sessions to reiterate and reinforce each client’s core principles, and guides organizational leadership to establish and implement new policies that strengthen clients’ overall compliance initiatives and adapt to new and changing federal requirements.
Anthony’s clients embody a broad array of industries including aerospace, design and construction, commercial vehicle design and manufacture, logistics and transportation, medical instrument and prosthetic device design, shipbuilding, technology, wholesale food distribution, and professional services.
His practice frequently includes arbitrations, mediations, and litigations before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Government Accountability Office, and Boards of Contract Appeals. Anthony is experienced in actions involving civilian and military agencies, including DoD (Army, Navy, Air Force), GSA, NASA, Department of State, Department of Transportation, Department of Veteran Affairs and USAID, as well as state and regional recipients of federal funds, such as Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and state Departments of Transportation.