Scott Freling, recognized by Law360 in 2015 as a “Rising Star” in Government Contracts, represents civilian and defense contractors at all stages of the procurement process and in their dealings with federal, state, and local government customers. Mr. Freling assists clients in a range of industries, including defense and aerospace, information technology and software, government services, life sciences, energy, and private equity.
Mr. Freling maintains an active transactional practice, regularly serving as government contracts counsel to financial and strategic buyers during M&A transactions involving a contractor or grantee. He has deep experience leading due diligence reviews, negotiating transaction documents, and assisting with integration activities.
In addition, Mr. Freling routinely counsels clients on compliance matters and risk mitigation strategies, including the process for obtaining and maintaining SAFETY Act liability protection from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for anti-terrorism technologies.