Todd Overman joined Bass, Berry & Sims’ Washington, D.C. office in February 2014, and is chair of the firm’s Government Contracts Practice Group. Todd has more than fifteen years of experience advising companies on the unique aspects of doing business with the federal government. Over the last decade, he has advised on more than 50 transactions involving the purchase or sale of a government contractor. Todd has particular experience in structuring transactions and corporate reorganizations to ensure compliance with the Anti-Assignment Act, as well as navigating the rules impacting the acquisition of small businesses. He also has significant experience in advising on issues that may arise during the sale of government contractors to foreign-owned businesses, including national security reviews under Exon-Florio by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and foreign ownership, control or influence (FOCI) mitigation by the Defense Security Service.
American Bar Association — Section of Public Contract Law, Commercial Products & Services Committee, Vice-Chair; Mergers & Acquisitions Committee, Vice-Chair; and Small Business & Other Socioeconomic Programs Committee, Co-Chair (2010-15)
Vanderbilt Law School — Board of Advisors, Member Emeritus
Mclean Little League — Board Member
Represented Serco Inc. in its definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire Alion Science & Technology Corporation’s Naval Systems Business Unit, including its Canadian business and a small number of related contract operations, for $225 million. The acquisition, subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to close in the second half of 2019. Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, will strengthen its presence in naval support with this acquisition, and will become a stronger integrated maritime solutions provider for the U.S Navy and other customers.
Represented MOSA Technology Solutions LLC in a successful protest filed with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition (ODRA) that ultimately led to MOSA receiving an award of contract from the agency
Ongoing representation of B&O Joint Venture, LLC (B&O JV), an 8(a) small business joint venture, in multiple actions relating to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) award to B&O JV of vital maintenance services supporting ongoing training of federal law enforcement officials at FLETC’s Glynco, Georgia facility
Engility Holdings Merges with SAIC for $2.5 Billion
Successfully represented Golden SVCS LLC in a bid protest involving security guard services for several Department of Energy facilities
Represented 77 Construction, along with the Navy, in a bid protest involving water repair systems
Represented Serco Inc. in its acquisition of BTP Systems, LLC
Advised on government contract aspects of transactions involving the acquisition of assets related to medical countermeasures used by the U.S. government
Represented a service-disabled veteran-owned small business in a successful bid protest that required multiple filings at both the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Court of Federal Claims (CFC) that ultimately led to the company receiving an award of a BPA from the agency
Represented Enlighten IT Consulting in its acquisition by MacAulay-Brown, Inc.
JD Supra Readers’ Choice Award — Top Author (2019)
The Legal 500 United States 2016 — M&A/Corporate and Commercial for M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m)
Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers (2017-2019), “Rising Star” (2013-2015)
IFLR1000 – Notable Practitioner
Vanderbilt Law Review — Managing Editor