Hart W. Wood is an associate in the Government Contracts and Product Liability & Torts groups in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office.
Hart has an active government contracts counseling and litigation practice focusing on False Claims Act investigations, bid protests, federal regulatory and ethics compliance, and government contracts due diligence before the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Court of Federal Claims. His recent government contracts engagements include conducting an internal investigation involving mandatory disclosure and False Claims Act considerations; counseling a multinational telecommunications corporation in a major federal solicitation; and defending a large management consulting firm against multiple bid protests.
Hart’s torts practice involves representing medical device manufacturers and transportation companies in an array of class action and product liability litigations in state and federal courts. Hart’s recent engagements include defending a medical device manufacturer in multiple product liability litigations, including issues related to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) and the Premarket Approval (PMA) process; defending a large railroad operator in multiple class action lawsuits; and counseling automobile equipment manufacturers as to federal safety regulations.
As part of his pro bono practice, Hart currently represents a client seeking asylum in the United States after fleeing religious persecution. He also tutors students at the Thurgood Marshall Academy, a D.C. charter school with a pre-law focus, through Crowell's weekly tutoring program.
Hart received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served on the Virginia Law Review. Prior to law school, he received his B.S. in economics from the University of Mary Washington.
Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Virginia
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