Government Contracts, Claims & Consulting

Business Litigation

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Contact Information

Clinton D. Hubbard

Practice Areas

Government Contracts, Claims and Consulting (50-75%)
Business Litigation (25-50%)

Admission to Practice

California State Bar (December 1976)
New York State Bar
U.S. District Courts for the Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California, and Arizona
United States Court of Federal Claims, Washington D.C.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington D.C.

Memberships

American Bar Association (Member, Sections on Public Contract Law; Litigation)
Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Federal Bar Association
Boards of Contract Appeals Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
State Bar of California (Litigation Section)
San Diego Co. Bar Association

Professional Background

Initially litigated business, government contracts, and commercial claims for a major Century City law firm (clients included financial institutions and prominent Government contractors) before coming to San Diego in-house with a Navy contractor. Completed major construction litigation projects under way, including successful ASBCA trials. Other responsibilities included contracts/claims administration and various regulatory compliance matters. Then resumed private practice in this field.

The Law Offices of Clinton D. Hubbard specializes in Government contract matters with a long background in business litigation. The firm counsels clients on all legal aspects of dealing with the Government. These include solicitations, bids, competitive proposal preparation, teaming agreements, contract interpretation, bid protests, claims, constructive changes, default and convenience terminations, disputes, construction and project claims for equitable adjustments, appeals, Freedom of Information Act, labor standards, small business programs, HUBZone protests, data rights, state & federal False Claims Acts, and cost accounting. We cover the full range of Municipal, State, and Federal Government contract matters.

Business litigation matters reflect the needs of our Government contracts clients and principally involve commercial and contract disputes, unfair trade practices, trade secrets, unfair competition law, and regulatory issues.

This office networks with a range of experts in all aspects of Government contracting, many of which are non-attorneys with prior employment in the agencies or with the contractors doing business with these agencies. They cover a range of fields including contracts, cost accounting, production, and procurement.

Education

UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW. J.D., June 1976.
Book Review Editor of the UCLA-ALASKA LAW REVIEW

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY. B.A., June 1973, with "distinction."
Major: linguistic philosophy (cognitive science emphasis)