Mary Beth Bosco

Partner at Holland & Knight LLP

Mary Beth Bosco

Mary Beth Bosco

Partner at Holland & Knight LLP

Biography

Mary Beth Bosco is a partner in Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C., office. She has 30 years of experience working with new and experienced government contractors, and focuses her practice on advising such organizations in contract compliance, transactional matters and how to navigate the federal marketplace.

With a substantial background in regulatory matters and litigation, Ms. Bosco counsels clients on the drafting of procurement manuals and implementation of compliance and training programs, including reporting requirements as well as audits and procurement fraud investigations. Furthermore, she represents companies, financial institutions and investment funds in connection with the due diligence review of government contractors throughout industries such as intelligence, healthcare and manufacturing. In particular, she assists companies holding facility clearances with foreign ownership and control issues.

Ms. Bosco has led the response and defense of complex concurrent agency and congressional investigations. She has also advised clients in investigations regarding Inspector General and the Department of Justice and audits conducted by the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs, and she has represented companies and individuals in numerous debarment and suspension proceedings. Ms. Bosco also applies her government contracting knowledge to False Claims Act litigation as well as trial and appellate proceedings.

Ms. Bosco advises Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs) and other government contractors regarding contractual and regulatory compliance issues. These have included the government contractor wage and employment requirements, cost accounting and audit issues, and cybersecurity rules unique to government contractors. She has also represented government contractors in bid protest matters, investigations and claims.

Beyond her law practice, Ms. Bosco regularly writes and speaks on a range of cybersecurity issues.

Ms. Bosco's representative matters include the following:

* Successfully defended an environmental remediation company in a False Claims Act trial case, an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and a petition for certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court
* Successfully defended a contingency operations support contractor in a multi-prong investigation, including the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, Congress, and suspension and debarment officials
* Successfully defended researchers against debarment proceedings relating to allegations of mischarging in connection with a government-funded program
* Handled dozens of due diligence reviews for government contractors in a variety of industries, including consulting, information technology, manufacturing and security
* Negotiated a compliance agreement with the government and advised the company during an agency audit of the company’s adherence to agreement, resulting in a letter of commendation to the company from the agency
* Worked closely with a large claims management company to establish new government contracts compliance programs
* Filed a motion to dismiss in a False Claims Act case against a major entertainment company, leading to a voluntary dismissal with prejudice by the private plaintiff

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Education
JD with Honors
Class of 1983

Since enrolling its first class in 1865, The George Washington University Law School has produced some of the finest minds across the spectrum of legal scholarship. That tradition continues today, as GW Law graduates use the knowledge and skills they gain here to influence the critical legal conversations of our times.

BA, cum laude
Class of 1978

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Memberships
Member, Public Contract Law Section
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Career History
Partner
2014 - Current

Holland & Knight LLP provides legal services. The company offers four practice sections: litigation, government, business and real estate. It has locations in Atlanta, Bethesda, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Los Angeles and Tallahassee. The company was founded in 1968 and is located in Miami, FL.

Chief Diversity Partner
Prior - 2014

Patton Boggs LLP provides legal services. Its practice areas include public policy, litigation, business law, administrative and regulatory, and intellectual property, each encompassing a range of specific areas of concentration. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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$1 - $100
2004

TO PROVIDE WORLD-CLASS CHILD AND FAMILY FOCUSED PROGRAMS THAT NURTURE EACH CHILD'S FULL POTENTIAL.

Political Donations
$83
2019

The Center for Effective Government was founded as OMB Watch in 1983, with the main focus of shining a light on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The organization changed it name in January 2013 to reflect its expanded work and new focus: an effective government that reflects the needs and priorities of the American people, as defined by an informed, engaged citizenry.

$83
2019

The Center for Effective Government was founded as OMB Watch in 1983, with the main focus of shining a light on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The organization changed it name in January 2013 to reflect its expanded work and new focus: an effective government that reflects the needs and priorities of the American people, as defined by an informed, engaged citizenry.

$83
2019

The Center for Effective Government was founded as OMB Watch in 1983, with the main focus of shining a light on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The organization changed it name in January 2013 to reflect its expanded work and new focus: an effective government that reflects the needs and priorities of the American people, as defined by an informed, engaged citizenry.

Awards & Honors
Court Admission: Supreme Court of the United States
Court Admission: US District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
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