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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

Zachary Schroeder

Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2676
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004

Zachary Schroeder is an associate 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 (ODRA). 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.

Recent 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.

While in law school, Zach served as a judicial intern for Judge Mary Ellen Coster Williams at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Zach received his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School in 2017. He studied procurement law extensively at George Washington and 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.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Virginia, United States Court of Federal Claims, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

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Feb.22.2019 Law360 Names Crowell & Moring's Government Contracts Group a "Practice Group of the Year" for the Ninth Consecutive Year