Duncombe and Sumner to Present at 2021 GovCon Accounting Summit
Taft partners Barbara Duncombe and Suzanne Sumner will present at the 2021 GovCon Accounting Summit to be held July 20-22. They will present “Hot Legal Topics in Government Contract Accounting” on July 22 from 10:45-11:45 a.m. EST.
The first annual GovCon Accounting Summit is a premier educational experience dedicated to government contract accounting professionals. The event features industry leading accountants, attorneys, and consultants on a variety of government contract accounting topics. To learn more about the virtual event, click here.
Duncombe is the chair of Taft’s Government Contracts practice and serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. For over 25 years, she has worked with clients in handling all types of government contract issues as well as responding to government investigations and False Claims Act cases and in conducting internal compliance investigations. She has been selected for the Dayton BizWomen Power 50 list annually since 2014 and has received numerous other recognitions for her accomplishments, including named to The Business Journal’s Influencers Law list and selected as one of NAWBO Indianapolis’ 2019 Trailblazers.
Sumner focuses her practice on government contracts law and is a member of the firm’s Succession and Transition Planning and Paralegal Committees. She assists prime contractors and subcontractors with all issues related to their government contracts, including FAR/DFARS compliance reviews, negotiating agreements, compliance with Berry Amendment, Buy America and Trade Agreements Act requirements, internal investigations, claims, and bid protests. Sumner serves on several boards, and is currently serving as an Honorary Commander for the 445th Airlift Wing at WPAFB. She has been named to The Business Journal’s Influencers Law and the Dayton BizWomen Power 50 lists.
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