Government Experience

  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims—Judicial Intern to the Hon. Judge Mary Ellen Coster Williams, 2017


  • University of Delaware, B.A. (2014)
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (2017) with honors


  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Zachary Schroeder


Zachary Schroeder is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office, where he practices in the Government Contracts Group.

Zach represents contractors in both litigation and counseling matters. His practice focuses on representing contractors in bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition. His practice also includes federal regulatory and ethics compliance, as well as various aspects of state and local procurement law, including representing contractors in size protests and affiliation matters. In the transactional context, Zach has performed government contracts diligence for government contractors in a range of industries.

While in law school, Zach served as a judicial intern for Judge Mary Ellen Coster Williams at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. He also served as the chair of the 2017 Government Contracts Moot Court Competition and as an editorial staff member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Quarterly Journal.

Representative Matters

  • Successfully defended the Army’s award of a large aircraft logistics support contract to a leading national defense contractor against protests by dominant providers of those services.
  • Successfully defended the award of a multimillion dollar Army fuel delivery contract against multiple protests before GAO.
  • Succeeded on multiple protests before both GAO and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims challenging the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s award of a large note servicing contract.
  • Counseled a leading national defense contractor on Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) and indemnification remedies in relation to potential government disclosures of proprietary information.
  • Advised an international contractor on Buy America compliance for Federal Transit Administration funded procurements.

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Firm News & Announcements

January 9, 2023 Crowell & Moring Elects 16 New Partners, Promotes Five to Senior Counsel, and 25 to Counsel
February 22, 2019 Law360 Names Crowell & Moring's Government Contracts Group a "Practice Group of the Year" for the Ninth Consecutive Year