Jack Horan has represented government contractors in administrative, civil, and criminal matters for over twenty-five years. He has litigated government contract and fraud cases before the Board of Contract Appeals, the United States Court of Federal Claims, Federal and state courts, and in arbitration proceedings. He has also represented contractors protesting and defending the award of government contracts before the United States Court of Federal claims, the Government Accountability Office, Federal agencies, and state forums. Professor Horan has defended contractors and employees under criminal investigation and indictment, and proposed for debarment by federal and state agencies.

Professor Horan has extensive experience in establishing corporate compliance programs, conducting internal investigations, and disclosing contractual, regulatory, civil fraud, and criminal violations to the government. He has counseled clients on all aspects of federal, state and local government procurement and grant law.

Professor Horan currently serves as an American Bar Association Associate Editor of the Public Contract Law Journal. He also authors a monthly column in Contract Management magazine, the flagship publication of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA). He has authored over 70 articles and provided numerous training seminars on government contracts, compliance, fraud and white collar crime issues.

Professor Horan currently serves as General Counsel and an ex officio Board member to NCMA. He is a member of the ABA’s Criminal Justice Section, as well as Vice Chair of the Commercial Product and Services Committee, Health Care Contracting, and Procurement Fraud Committees, of the ABA’s Public Contracting Law Section.

Professor Horan is a former Assistant US Attorney for the District of Columbia, where he supervised criminal investigations by local and federal law enforcement authorities, and represented the United States in numerous jury trials, hearings and appellate arguments in the District of Columbia and Federal courts.