Jon W. van Horne
will teach a course called "Introduction to Government Contracts" at Solo Practice UniversityÂ®.
Based on his
experience in government and corporate positions as well as private practice,Â John
focuses on strategic advice on government contracting problems and on contract litigation against the U.S. Government, primarily bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.Â He
hasÂ alsoÂ dealt with all aspects of the U.S. Government procurement process and with related policy matters, contract issues involving U.S. state and local governments, U. S. Government regulation of international business, and international contracts, as well as a wide range of transactional and litigation matters.
John has served as an Assistant to the General Counsel of the Navy and Associate Counsel, Naval Air Systems Command and as in-house counsel in several departments of the General Electric Company, with responsibility for all legal matters.
has conducted contract litigation in the administrative tribunals, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the District of Columbia Superior Court.
In addition to providing advice on government contract matters, including grants and leases, to a number of the clients, John
has participated in due diligence exercises for corporate sales.Â He
has represented clients in commercial business matters, including such matters as sale of a business, drafting of commercial procurement and sales contracts, dealings with foreign sales representatives, drafting corporate policies, standard contracts and forms, negotiation and drafting of agreements for international and domestic transactions, and corporate compliance reviews and compliance structuring.
John currently teaches on-line for the Acquisition and Supply Chain Management program at the University of Maryland University College.
Principal, Law Office of Jon W. van Horne, Esq., Washington DC, 2004 to present