Lee Dougherty is a Partner at the law firm of Effectus, PLLC where he practices in the area of Government Contract Law. He has experience in all phases of government contracting at the Federal, State and local level, from contract formation through contract administration and dispute resolution. His experience includes bid protests, negotiated procurement disputes, terminations for convenience and defaults and litigation. He has unique experience in government fraud investigations, DCAA audits, False Claims Act investigations, Contracts Disputes Act issues, suspension and debarment, Qui Tam cases, other administrative and criminal investigations and litigation. He also has extensive international experience in procurement law in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. He is recognized for his work in the area of Bid Protests and since 2012 has represented clients in more than 100 protests at the GAO, Court of Federal Claims and at the Agency level.