Professional Biography

Lee P. Curtis Of Counsel



Lee Curtis focuses his practice on federal government contract law, including debriefings and bid protest litigation, GSA Multiple Award Schedule contracts, data rights and software licenses, internal investigations and audits, government investigations, subpoenas and audits, mandatory and voluntary disclosures, country of origin requirements (Buy American Act, Trade Agreements Act and Berry Amendment), prime/subcontractor agreements and disputes resolution, service contracts, and small business eligibility and performance issues. Mr. Curtis has represented clients in over 200 bid protests and defenses at the Government Accountability Office, Court of Federal Claims, and various federal and state agencies. He represents a wide variety of clients such as Boeing, Wyle Laboratories, Inc., Snap-On Tool, The Toro Company, HCA Healthcare, Sabre Systems, Insight Technology, Fibertek, and Aleut Management.

Chambers USA 2022

Ranked by Chambers USA Nine Years in a Row

Government Contracts
Government Contracts: Bid Protests

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in Chambers USA "America's Leading Lawyers" for Government Contracts and Government Contracts: Bid Protests, 2014 - 2022
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell

    (AV®, BV® and CV® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)

Professional Leadership

  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Public Contract Law Section, Bid Protest and Commercial Product Committees
  • Navy Office of General Counsel Alumni, Board of Directors

Related Employment

  • Howrey Simon Arnold & White, LLP, Washington, D.C., Partner, 1990-2000, Associate, 1986-1990
  • Department of the Navy, Office of the General Counsel, 1978-1986





Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims


  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1975
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1978