Sandy Hoe has more than 38 years in the practice of government
contracts law. His expertise includes issues of contract formation,
negotiation of subcontracts, the structuring of complex private
financing of government contracts, preparation of complex claims,
and the resolution of post-award contract disputes through litigation
or alternative dispute resolution. His clients include major
companies in the defense, telecommunications, information
technology, financial, construction and health care industries.
For several years, he also practiced telecommunications regulatory
law, appearing before numerous state public utility commissions in
hearings to open the local exchange markets for new entrants
under the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
For many years, he has been active in the Public Contract Law
Section of the American Bar Association, where he was an author
of the Section’s original publication of “Subcontract Terms and
Conditions.” Since 1999, he has co-chaired the Section’s committee
on Privatization, Outsourcing and Financing Transactions and from
2005-2008 served on the Section Council. Prior to his service in the
ABA, for six years he was on the Steering Committee of the Section
on Government Contracts and Litigation of the District of Columbia
Bar, including three years as co-chair of the Section.
Currently he is pro bono counsel to the Government of Liberia in
the drafting of a new procurement code.
Super Lawyers 2013 recognized Mr. Hoe as one of the nation's
leading government contracts lawyers. In 2009, Mr. Hoe was
named “Top Washington Lawyer” in Government Contracts by the
Washington Business Journal.
Litigation counsel to energy company in dispute with the Army
Corps of Engineers over the pricing of a privatized cogeneration
facility at Fort Drum, New York. Litigation resulted in multimillion
dollar judgment for contractor.
Litigation counsel to two major defense contractors in dispute over
profit and fee owed the contractors following weapons system
contract government terminations for convenience.
Counsel to major defense contractor in structuring transactions to
provide over one billion dollars of private financing to support
manufacture and delivery of fighter aircraft to the Governments of
Israel and Poland under the Foreign Military Sales program.
Litigation counsel to contractor in GAO and COFC bid protests of
award for privatized military family housing at West Point.
Counsel to major aircraft manufacturer in structuring long-term
lease agreements and private financing for multiple new mid-air
refueling tankers for the Air Force.
Counsel to major ship manufacturer in structuring transaction to
finance, build and long-term charter five military prepositioning
ships for the Marine Corps.
Counsel to clients on daily basis on government contracts
Counsel to Ronald Reagan Inaugural Committee in 1980-1981.