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Bryan B. Arnold

Attorney
Phone: 949-567-9923 (Ext. 203)
Fax: 949-567-9928

Bryan Arnold is an experienced government contract lawyer who has represented clients with government contract disputes and regulatory compliance issues for over twenty years. Formerly with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Mr. Arnold has represented clients with respect to actions brought under the federal and state False Claims Act; bid protests actions before administrative bodies and the courts; federal audits; cost allowability and allocability issues; the Cost Accounting Standards, size determinations; contract compliance; federal supply schedule contracts; terminations for default or convenience; and prime and subcontractor disputes. Mr. Arnold regularly advises clients on state and local procurement issues, involving a diverse collection of state and local agencies, such as the California Department of General Services, the California Department of Health Services, CalPERS, the Los Angeles Unified School District, and the San Diego Data Processing Corporation. He also advises clients on internal investigations and the development and improvement corporate ethics and compliance programs.

Areas of Practice

  • Government Contract

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1990

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. cum laude - 1990
  • Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1987

Published Works

  • Author, "A Survey of Public Record Laws – Issues Affecting State and Local Contractors, Bidders, and Contractors" (ABA, Section of Public Contract Law, May 2010)
  • Author, "2009 State Procurement Update – Burning Questions" (ABA, Section of Public Contract Law, May 2009)
  • Co-author, "To Intervene or Not Intervene: Can Counsel for Defendants Play a Role in the Government’s Decision to Intervene in a Qui Tam Case?," Qui Tam Litigation Under the False Claims Act (CLE International, Mar. 2001)
  • Co-author, "Insurance Coverage Litigation from the Government Contractor’s Perspective," Environmental Liabilities and Government Contracts in the New World Order (ABA, Section on Public Contract Law, Nov. 1995)
  • Co-author, "Restructuring Costs Following an Acquisition or Merger: Will Congress Bring Defense Industry Consolidation to a Halt?" Federal Contracts Report, June 20, 1994

Representative Clients

  • California Department of General Services
  • California Department of Health Services
  • CalPERS
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • San Diego Data Processing Corporation

Classes/Seminars

  • "A Survey of Public Record Laws – Issues Affecting State and Local Contractors, Bidders, and Contractors" (ABA, Section of Public Contract Law, May 2010), Panel Moderator
  • "2009 State Procurement Update – Burning Questions" (ABA, Section of Public Contract Law, May 2009), Panel Speaker

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • American Bar Association, Public Contracts Law Section
  • National Contract Management Association
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Past Employment Positions

  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP