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Pierre Hines
Associate
Washington +1 202 662 5239 phines@cov.com Download V-card

Pierre Hines provides counseling, investigation, and litigation services to government contractors — particularly those in the defense, healthcare, and information technology industries. He counsels clients in connection with M&A due diligence involving government contractors, along with complex issues arising under government procurement regulations. He conducts internal investigations involving alleged fraud and False Claims Act violations. Mr. Hines also litigates contract disputes in federal courts and administrative tribunals.

Litigation and Investigations

  • Represented defense industry manufacturer in parallel DOJ criminal and civil investigations stemming from False Claims Act lawsuit.
  • Represented pharmaceutical company in connection with breach-of-contract clam filed in federal district court.
  • Represented government contractor in bid protest before the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
  • Represented small business government contractor in NAICS appeal before the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Government Contracts M&A

  • Conducted regulatory due diligence in connection with private equity firm's acquisition of public sector accounting business.
  • Conducted regulatory due diligence in connection with defense industry contractor's acquisition of engineering services company.

Regulatory Counseling

  • Advised defense industry contractor on conflict-of-interest restrictions in connection with hiring former government official.
  • Counseled energy industry government contractor on compliance with Service Contract Act employment requirements.
  • Conducted Trade Agreements Act compliance review for software company that sells commercial products to the U.S. government.
  • Counseled Europe-based defense industry manufacturer on compliance with U.S. export controls.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (ABA), Section of Public Contract Law
  • National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), Procurement Division

Previous Experience

  • U.S. Army, Military Intelligence Branch, Officer (2007-2012)
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement, Intern (2014)