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Elizabeth Krabill McIntyre
Elizabeth Krabill McIntyre
Counsel — Government Contracts, Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
Counsel — Government Contracts, Export Controls & Economic Sanctions

Elizabeth Krabill McIntyre

Elizabeth Krabill McIntyre
Washington, D.C.

2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 500 West
Washington, D.C. 20037

Elizabeth Krabill McIntyre

Experience Highlights

  • Represented non-U.S. agricultural company in regulatory enforcement action relating to rapidly-evolving Russia sanctions and export control restrictions, resulting in substantial mitigation of penalty

  • Conducted comprehensive, six-month-long post-merger integration and compliance program risk assessment for a leading global chemical company, including upgrades of internal trade controls, comprehensive export classification analysis, and engagement with government regulators

  • Conducted an audit of procedural and functional processes of a foreign-owned, U.S.-based defense contractor to determine whether processes were effective to ensure compliance with U.S. export control laws and regulations

  • Represented a leading defense contractor in preparing and litigating a contract claim at the Court of Federal Claims against the United States Air Force for additional costs on an overhaul of a Philippine Air Force aircraft under a foreign military sales contract, resulting in successful settlement

  • Counsel clients on all aspects of complex regulatory regimes, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and economic sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

  • Advised a multinational software manufacturer and e-commerce business on compliance with export regulations over encryption capable products and technology, including issues associated with employment of foreign persons, military end user and end use restrictions, and Russia sanctions

  • Represented a U.S. automotive industry manufacturer on various sanctions and export control issues and voluntary disclosure investigations

  • Assisted global companies in defense, software, and other industries in investigating and preparing complex voluntary disclosures of potential violations of the ITAR, EAR, and OFAC regulations, resulting in letters of no action

  • Conducted export classification review of newly developed products subject to U.S. export controls jurisdiction for non-U.S. display technology company

  • For a major U.S. defense contractor, performed investigations and prepared voluntary disclosures relating to ITAR compliance as required by Consent Agreement with DDTC

  • Represented U.S. company in investigation and disclosure relating to agreement to pay commissions with respect to defense services under ITAR

  • Drafted an export compliance and management manual for U.S.-based subsidiaries of a foreign-owned industrial cable manufacturer

  • Drafted export controls and economic sanctions policies and procedures for a domestic oil and gas completions and production company following acquisition of a subsidiary with international business, and trained relevant staff on compliance obligations

  • Conducted an assessment of the global trade and export compliance program of an industrial and environmental machinery company, including assessing historical, current, and proposed future practices, resources, and structure and identifying areas for potential enhancements 

  • Conduct due diligence of target companies’ export controls and economic sanctions compliance in connection with corporate mergers acquisitions, financings, and other transactions

  • Advise clients and corporate deal teams on export controls and economic sanctions issues in draft corporate agreements and participate in negotiations of terms

  • Prepared advisory opinion requests for clients across multiple industries

  • Represent clients as protesters and intervenors in bid protests before the Court of Federal Claims and Government Accountability Office, for industries including defense, information technology, asset management, and health care

  • Represent multiple clients’ multimillion dollar contract claims against various federal government agencies at the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, and Court of Federal Claims, pertaining to industries including aerospace, logistics and transportation, food supply, health care, and utilities

  • Counsel clients on various government contract issues, including the Freedom of Information Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, General Services Administration (GSA) leasing, organizational conflicts of interest, cost reimbursement contracting, subcontractor flow-down requirements, equitable adjustments, successor liability, cost or pricing data under the Truth in Negotiations Act, latent defects, material misrepresentations, deductive changes, commercial items, and jurisdictional and standing issues relating to various government entities

  • Assisted an aerospace components manufacturer in an internal investigation under the Truth in Negotiations Act of costs of inspection charged to federal government contracts

  • Litigated a major dialysis provider’s monetary claim and request for declaratory judgment against the Department of Veterans Affairs at the Court of Federal Claims

  • Represented TriWest Healthcare Alliance, a supplier of medical health care to the Armed Forces, in one of the largest bid protests ever filed at the U.S. Government Accountability Office

  • Represented an equipment manufacturer before a Department of Defense suspension and debarment entity, substantially mitigating debarment period, in a matter involving allegations of forgery and violations of Small Business Administration 8(a) Business Development program eligibility regulations 

  • Advised a professional services company on multiple federal, state, and local government requests for proposals, including analyzing and drafting comments and conducting legal research

  • Assisted in an internal investigation into allegations of false undervaluation of exported commodities on export paperwork for a multi-national company 

  • Represented a commercial satellite launch company against a former executive and others for a fraud scheme involving falsified subcontracts. The complaint was repurposed as a successful coverage claim to the client’s insurers, which paid 100% of the sums taken by the defendants

  • Assisted in an internal investigation into whistleblower allegations of mis-assignment of costs, conversion of property, gifts and gratuities violations, and false claims by the on-site manager of a government contractor at a government facility 

  • Represented a defendant in fraud case relating to the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern “set aside” programs, resulting in no-jail-time plea agreement

  • Assisted in defending an international logistics company in a qui tam lawsuit in which the government declined to intervene, ultimately resulting in voluntary dismissal by the relator

  • Represented low-income clients in landlord/tenant disputes at the District of Columbia Superior Court


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2011 (Virginia Law Review)
  • Cornell University, B.A., Economics and Government, 2005
  • Judicial Intern, The Honorable Lawrence M. Baskir, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Legal 500 U.S., Government: Government Contracts, 2021–2024
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • “Trump Administration Aims to Modernize Federal IT Infrastructure and Articulates New Cybersecurity Priorities,” V&E Government Contracts Update E-communication, May 18, 2017 (co-author)
  • “No Right to be Forgotten from Commercial Registers in European Union,” V&E High-Tech Law & Litigation E-communication, March 14, 2017 (co-author)