• University of Virginia, B.A. (2009) with distinction
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (2012) with honors


  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
Margaret (Meg) Nielsen, Associate Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2728
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington,, DC 20004-2595

Margaret ("Meg") Nielsen is an associate at Crowell & Moring, where she is a member of the firm's Government Contracts and E-Discovery & Information Management Groups. Her practice includes counseling clients on a wide-range of issues related to government contracts, including counseling clients in contract negotiations and administration, advising clients on regulatory compliance matters, conducting internal investigations, representing clients in bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Court of Federal Claims, and representing companies and individuals in suspension and debarment proceedings. Meg also counsels clients on how to effectively use technology assisted review tools to reduce the cost of reviewing large volumes of documents.

Meg received her J.D., with honors, from the George Washington University Law School in 2012. While at GW Law, she served as notes editor for the Public Contract Law Journal.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Virginia


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  • Expert Tells Federal Contractors to Play It Safe, Invest in Compliance
    May 12, 2015 — Bloomberg BNA

    Crowell & Moring's Ounce of Prevention Seminar, hosted by the firm's Government Contracts Group, is featured in a BNA article discussing compliance measures for federal contractors. George Washington University law professor Steven Schooner, who spoke at the conference, discussed key compliance cases to highlight the importance of risk avoidance for contractors.

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