Andy Jackson is a former Department of Justice trial lawyer with substantial complex litigation experience, with a focus on government contracts litigation and defending clients against fraud and false claims allegations. Andy has defended companies in many government contract fraud investigations, including those concerning false statements, false claims, Medicare/Medicaid fraud, defective pricing, and procurement integrity violations. He also has extensive experience with cases arising under U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and federal supply schedule contracts. He has led litigation teams in federal and state court cases throughout the country. Andy has represented Fortune 500 companies in the software, technology, pharmaceuticals, professional services, weapons systems, and shipbuilding industries. Andy also has represented contractors in affirmative claims against federal and state governments as well as scores of bid protest cases before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Government Accountability Office, and boards of contract appeals. In addition, Andy has successfully represented contractors in a variety of suspension and debarment matters before various federal agencies. Before joining the Department of Justice, Andy was a trial lawyer at the U.S. Army Procurement Fraud Division where he represented the government in suspension and debarment matters. Andy is a member of the American Bar Association, where he previously served as a vice chairman of the Procurement Fraud Committee of the Public Contract Section, and the American Health Lawyers Association. He speaks and writes frequently on government contract, False Claims Act, and litigation matters.