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What Every Government Contractor Needs to Know about Cybersecurity

Speaker(s): Tina D. Reynolds
Recorded on: Dec. 7, 2016
PLI Program #: 201523

Tina Reynolds is an Of Counsel in Morrison & Foerster’s Government Contracts practice. She represents a wide variety of government contractors including information technology, defense, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, with a focus on general contract counseling, compliance, and litigation.

Tina counsels contractors on compliance with federal acquisition and ethics regulations. She has been involved with numerous internal investigations and compliance reviews, and with voluntary disclosures to agency Inspectors General. Tina routinely advises clients concerning prime-subcontractor relationships, sources of supply, price reductions and price reporting issues, organizational conflicts of interest, the safeguarding of intellectual property and other proprietary interests, the handling of classified materials, and agency suspension and debarment proceedings. She also assists clients with due diligence and other activities related to the acquisition of government contracting concerns, and with the drafting and negotiation of teaming agreements, subcontracts, licensing agreements, and cooperative research and development agreements.

Tina’s litigation experience includes government contracts claims litigation in federal courts and before boards of contract appeals, bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and the Court of Federal Claims, and complex disputes in federal courts, including civil fraud and False Claims Act litigation. She has extensive experience with class action defense and multidistrict litigation.

Tina joined Morrison & Foerster in 2012 after serving as counsel at Dickstein Shapiro, where she practiced since 1997. Previously she worked as a trial attorney in the Office of the General Counsel of the Navy, Navy Litigation Office.

Tina is admitted to practice in Virginia, North Carolina, the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. She is a member of the North Carolina, District of Columbia, Virginia and American Bar Associations.

Representative experience includes:

  • Lead on government contracts compliance review for Fortune 50 Company recommending process improvements and policy changes.
  • Negotiated prime contract and major subcontracts related to the Department of Energy’s next generation supercomputer program.
  • Assisted multiple clients with voluntary disclosures to various agency Inspectors General of pricing irregularities and regulatory violations.
  • Negotiated several Other Transaction Authority Agreements with DARPA on behalf of biotech clients.
  • Conduct due diligence for major government contract mergers and acquisitions.
  • Successfully defended awards of a DISA cloud computing and IT services contract and a DLA fuel service card processing contract at the Government Accountability Office.


American University (B.A., 1992)
University of North Carolina (J.D., 1995)


North Carolina
District of Columbia