Marcia G. Madsen

Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
Marcia G. Madsen

Marcia Madsen is Chair of the Government Contracts practice  and co-chair of the National Security Practice at Mayer Brown. She has represented contractors in regulatory, policy, transactional, litigation, and investigative matters involving virtually every federal agency. Her clients include defense contractors, information technology and systems integrators, telecommunications companies, engineering firms, insurers, and manufacturing companies. Ms. Madsen's practice includes defense of False Claims Act matters, internal investigations, audits, bid protests, claims and disputes before administrative forums and in the federal courts. She is a former Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Public Contract Law and currently co-chairs the Section’s Procurement Fraud Committee. She also is a member of the Federalist Society Administrative Law and Regulation Executive Committee. In addition, Marcia is a member of the Court of Federal Claims Advisory Council - Emeritus, and a recipient of the Court's Golden Eagle award.  She is a Past President of the Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association. She was appointed by the Executive Office of the President to chair the Section 1423 Panel which recommended revision of the acquisition laws. She speaks and writes frequently on the Government Contracts and litigation topics.


Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., 1980
American University - Washington College of Law, J.D., 1976
University of Utah, B.A., 1972

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Publications and Multimedia
The False Claims Act – Enforcement of the Regulatory State: Time for A Change? - Podcast
Administrative Law & Regulation Practice Group Podcast
May 05, 2017
Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 6-5-15 featuring Marcia Madsen and Christopher Bowen
June 05, 2015
False Claims Act Settlements and Finality After Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. v U.S. ex rel Carter - Podcast
Corporations, Securities & Antitrust Practice Group Podcast
June 03, 2015
General Dynamics Corp. v. United States - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 06-06-11 featuring Marcia G. Madsen
June 06, 2011
SCOTUScast 6-12-08 featuring Marcia Madsen
Allison Engine Co. v. United States
June 12, 2008
The False Claims Act - Event Audio
Administrative Law & Regulation and Criminal Law & Procedure Practice Groups
April 18, 2008
SCOTUScast 2-27-08 featuring Marcia Madsen
Allison Engine Co. v. the United States
February 28, 2008