Agustin D. Orozco is an associate in Crowell & Moring's Government Contracts Group and a resident in the firm's Los Angeles office. As a government contracts lawyer, Agustin represents clients in all aspects of procurement law, including civil False Claims Act (FCA) and other government contracts litigation, internal investigations, state procurement, disputes, claims, terminations, and cost accounting issues. He also has experience in matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and has provided counsel and litigated matters for contractors and individuals with regards to obtaining and maintaining security clearances. In these endeavors, Agustin represents contractors who perform federal, state, and local government contracts. Agustin was recognized in 2015 as a Southern California "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine.
Agustin externed for the Honorable Barry Russell at the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Central District of California. During his time there, he prepared written analyses of daily law and motion matters and analyzed appellate materials. Agustin also interned at the National Immigration Law Center in Los Angeles while still attending law school.
As a graduate of Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, Agustin was active in the Scott Moot Court Honors Board and the Young Lawyers Program. Additionally, he served as the co-president of La Raza de Loyola. Agustin obtained his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of California, San Diego where he received provost honors and was a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
Agustin is active in the community and serves as vice chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association's (LACBA) Diversity in the Profession Committee and as a board member in For People of Color, Inc. He was selected to the Pathfinder Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity in 2016. He is also a member of the National Contract Management Association.
Admitted to practice: California
Awards & Recognitions
- 2016 Pathfinder Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
- Rising Star, Southern California Super Lawyers 2015
Speeches & Presentations
"False Claims Act Trends and Emerging Issues," OOPS 2016, Crowell & Moring's 32nd Annual Ounce of Prevention Seminar, Washington, D.C.
(May 25-26, 2016).
Moderator: Robert T. Rhoad; Presenters: Brian T. McLaughlin, Mana Elihu Lombardo, Judy Choi and Agustin Orozco.
"'Oh, and Do This, Too' – Executive Actions Impose Ever-Expanding Labor-Related Burdens on Contractors," WOOPS 2016, Crowell & Moring's 32nd Annual West Coast Ounce of Prevention Seminar, Marina del Rey, CA
(May 18, 2016).
Moderator: Daniel R. Forman; Panelists: Mana Elihu Lombardo and Agustin D. Orozco.
"What Will the New Year Bring," Crowell & Moring Webinar, Washington, D.C.
(January 14, 2016).
Presenters: Crowell & Moring Government Contracts Group.
"Doing Business in Regulation Rich California," Association of Corporate Counsel, Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
(September 2, 2015).
Presenters: Derek A. Hahn and Agustin D. Orozco.
"Contract Disputes," WOOPS 2015, Crowell & Moring's West Coast Ounce of Prevention Seminar, Marina del Rey, CA
(May 14, 2015).
Moderator: Stephen J. McBrady; Panelists: Brian T. McLaughlin and Agustin D. Orozco.
"Contract Disputes," OOPS 2015, Crowell & Moring's 31st Annual Ounce of Prevention Seminar, Washington, D.C.
(May 5-6, 2015).
Moderator: J. Chris Haile; Panelists: David Z. Bodenheimer and Agustin D. Orozco.
"Shifting Tides on the Bid Protest Front," West Coast Ounce of Prevention Seminar (WOOPs), Manhattan Beach, CA
(April 8, 2014).
Moderator: Amy Laderberg O’Sullivan; Presenters: Agustin D. Orozco, and Daniel Forman.
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