Lauren Olmsted counsels government contractors across a broad array of industries and litigates them in claims, protests and disputes.

Prior to joining the firm, Lauren served as a summer intern for the D.C. Housing Authority in the Office of the General Counsel in 2017 and was a summer associate at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in 2018.

Lauren was previously a senior associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she served as a Management and Healthcare Consultant for the Department of Defense as well as other federal agencies. Lauren also focused on internal business development and government contracting initiatives, such as developing RFP and RFI responses, participating in bid protests, and routinely demonstrating an in-depth knowledge of federal procurement regulations.


Bar Admissions

DC - Pending


George Washington University Law School
J.D. with honors, Thurgood Marshall Scholar, Public Contract Law Journal - Editor-in-Chief (2019)

University of Virginia
B.A. (2011)

Insights & Events

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020
  • The George Washington University Law School — Thurgood Marshall Scholar, 2017-19; Patricia A. Tobin Government Procurement Law Award, 2019; Roger Boyd Scholar Award, 2018-19

Awards Methodology

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