Bartlit Beck prevails for Sikorsky in trial against Department of Justice

March 2013

Bartlit Beck partners Jeff Hall and Kate Swift and co-counsel Karen Manos of Gibson Dunn won a trial for Sikorsky in the Court of Federal Claims.  The government sought $80 million plus interest on its claim that Sikorsky had overcharged the government for aircraft and parts by allocating material overhead costs in violation of cost accounting standards during 1999-2005.  After a one-week trial, post-trial briefing, and closing arguments, on March 22, 2013 Judge Charles F. Lettow issued an opinion rejecting the government’s claim in its entirety and entered judgment for Sikorsky.

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