Taft partner Barbara Duncombe has joined the Wright State University Foundation Board of Trustees. The foundation’s mission is to partner with the university to promote and facilitate a culture of engagement and philanthropy by raising funds and managing and distributing resources in support of the university’s mission and priorities.
Duncombe is chair of Taft’s Government Contracts practice and a member of the firm’s executive committee. For over 25 years, she has worked with clients to address questions or problems with public contract formation, performance, administration, payment and dispute resolution. Duncombe's experience focuses on analysis of contract problems and their resolution through discussion, claims and other dispute forums/processes, including Alternative Dispute Resolution and litigation before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Boards of Contract Appeals and federal and state courts.