Jeff DuVal

Partner, Government Contracts Lead, US

Expert Information
Qualifications BS Finance
BS Management
Professional Memberships ABA, ACFE, AGC, WBC, NCMA, NDIA
Industries Aerospace and Defence, Buildings, Financial Services, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Marine and Shipping, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Production and Manufacturing, Technology, Media and Telecoms, Transportation Infrastructure
Regional Experience Americas, Europe, Middle East, Oceania
Expert Highlights
  • Certified Fraud Examiner with over 25 years of consulting experience.
  • Government Contracts Expert.
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination.
  • Extensive Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) experience.
  • Extensive expertise on cost and damage analyses, investigations, project management, and other dispute and compliance related issues.
  • Specialist in training employees on updated government contracting policies and procedures.
  • Substantial knowledge of the financial, accounting, and program management records and systems maintained by companies who work with the Federal Government.
  • A regular presenter at lectures and seminars, and contributor to industry publications.

Jeff S DuVal is a certified fraud examiner with over 25 years of experience. He is a US government contract expert focused on the calculation of damages, investigations and compliance with US federal regulations.

Jeff has authored expert reports, presented at arbitrations and mediations, and provided expert testimony at a variety of venues, including the United States District Court For the Eastern District of Virginia, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA), the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Department of Health & Human Services Department of Appeals Board, and the Circuit Court of Fairfax County, Virginia.  He has provided expert support on matters with values in dispute of over $32 billion.

Jeff has consulted for corporations, non-profits, partnerships, in-house counsel, and outside counsel, including plaintiffs and defendants. He has also consulted with government contractors, construction contractors, information technology companies, owners, developers, wholesalers, financial institutions, foreign companies, foreign agencies, and various US government (i.e. federal and state) agencies.

Jeff supports government contractors with regulatory consulting on compliance issues arising from the Cost Principles found in FAR Part 31 and the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and OMB Uniform Guidance. In addition to his expertise in government contracts, he also has deep experience in the calculation of commercial damages and investigation for numerous sectors, including aerospace and defence, construction, manufacturing, technology, transportation services and healthcare.

Jeff has undertaken analysis of damages and costs incurred on more than 500 different government contracts, technology, construction, transportation, manufacturing, investigations, and lost profit engagements. He has assisted government contractors with preparation of Requests for Equitable Adjustment (REAs) and proposed change orders; claims; consulting on forensic accounting and funds tracing matters involving allegations of defective pricing, false claims, mischarges, improper labor charging and improper billings; preparation and audit of termination proposals; analyzing price and cost reasonableness on bid protest; DCAA Audit rebuttal assistance; regulatory consulting on compliance issues arising from the Cost Principles found in FAR Part 12 and 31, the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and OMB Uniform Guidance; Federal Supply Schedule contracting relating to the triggering of the Price Reduction and Defective Pricing clauses and related quantum issues; and preparation and negotiation of incurred cost submissions (ICS).

Jeff S DuVal s a member of the American Bar Association, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the National Contracts Management Association, the National Défense Industrial Association, the Association of General Contractors, and the Washington Building Congress.

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Location: Washington, DC, US

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