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Lindsay M. Paulin is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Government Contracts practice. Lindsay’s clients include contractors and their subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers across a range of industries including aerospace and defense, information technology, professional services, private equity, and healthcare.
Most recently, Lindsay has been named among the National Law Journal’s 2023 D.C. Rising Stars, featuring attorneys “who have wielded influence in their practice areas in the D.C. area and beyond.” She has also been recognized by Best Lawyers as “One to Watch” for Administrative and Regulatory Law (2022 – 2023) and Criminal Defense: White Collar (2023), as well as being featured in Super Lawyers Washington D.C. as a “Rising Star” (2019 – 2023).
Lindsay’s practice focuses on a wide range of government contracts issues, including internal investigations, claims preparation and litigation, bid protests, government investigations under the False Claims Act, cost allowability, suspension and debarment proceedings, mergers and acquisitions involving government contractors, and compliance counseling. She has represented clients in disputes before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States Court of Federal Claims, the Boards of Contract Appeals, the United States Government Accountability Office, administrative agencies, and other federal and state courts.
A sample of recent and ongoing representations include:
Lindsay received her law degree with high honors from the George Washington University Law School in 2012, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as an Editor of the George Washington Law Review. While in law school, Lindsay worked for a McLean, Virginia-based government contractor, providing support to the Department of Defense Office of the General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel for International Affairs. In 2009, she received her Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs summa cum laude from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Lindsay is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia.
The George Washington University - 2012 Juris Doctor
The George Washington University - 2009 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar