Mike LaCorte - Principal

Washington D.C.

Mike is a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) and a Certified Valuation Analyst (“CVA”) with significant Government contract, accounting, auditing, and management consulting experience.

Mike has over 15 years of experience and has worked on a variety of consulting engagements, including regulatory compliance and business system assessments, investigations and litigation support, cost and damage analyses, organizational restructurings, bid protests, due diligence related to mergers and acquisitions, management consulting, and other similar assignments.

Mike is deeply familiar with the requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”), FAR Supplements (e.g., the Department of Defense FAR Supplement (“DFARS”)), and the Cost Accounting Standards (“CAS”). He has rebutted findings from Governmental oversight bodies, such as the Defense Contract Audit Agency (“DCAA”) and Defense Contract Management Agency (“DCMA”), and has presented his findings to oversight bodies, such as the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and Government Contracting Officers, on numerous occasions. Many of the matters that Mike has worked on have been before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (“ASBCA”), the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (“CBCA”), or the Court of Federal Claims (“COFC”).

 

Recent Lectures and Seminars
  • Guest lecturer for Advanced Services Contracting (PC 5130) for the University of Virginia School of Continuing and Professional Studies at General Dynamics Information Technology (Herndon, VA) (July 2018)
  • “Contract Closeout, CACWS And Terminations” – Co-presenter for the National Contract Management Association Tysons Corner branch (May 2018)
  • “FAR Part 31 Contract Cost Principles and Procedures” – Co-presenter for the National Contract Management Association Tysons Corner branch (April 2018)
  • “The Pitfalls Of State And Local Contracting” – Co-presenter for the National Contract Management Association Tysons Corner branch (January 2018)
  • “Cost-Type Contracting” – Co-presenter at the Annual World Congress of the National Contract Management Association (July 2017)
  • “Cost and Pricing of Federal Contracts & The Estimating System” – Presenter for the National Contract Management Association Tysons Corner branch (November 2016)
  • Guest lecturer for Pricing and Cost Issues in Government Contracts (MKTG 6290.20) at the George Washington University Graduate School of Business (October 2016)

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