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Tara Tighe Persuades the Department of the Army to Terminate Proposed Debarment of Career Government Contractor

JUNE 2022

On June 3, 2022, the Department of the Army agreed to terminate a proposed debarment that would have precluded the firm’s client, a career government contractor and consultant, from contracting with any executive branch agency. Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears Of Counsel Tara N. Tighe obtained this favorable outcome through advocacy emphasizing that the client maintained consistent business judgment and integrity throughout a career dedicated to policy oriented projects that supported military servicemembers and highlighting the client’s ongoing dedication to education regarding contracting ethics and compliance. With the proposed debarment terminated, the client can resume her career dedicated to leveraging technical expertise to support projects that promote public policy.

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