Olivia L. Lynch is a partner in Crowell & Moring LLP’s Government Contracts Group. She advises government contractors on navigating the procurement process as well as compliance and ethics. She advises on all manner of small business government contracting issues, including certification as to small business size and status, participation in Small Business Administration programs such as the mentor-protégé program and the 8(a) Business Development program, and compliance with requirements such as the limitation on subcontracting and small business subcontracting plan requirement. Olivia counsels large and small contractors on small business issues in the context of procurements, deals, investigations, and False Claims Act litigation. She has an active bid protest docket and has been involved in agency-level protests, bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and the Court of Federal Claims, and size protests and appeals before the SBA and its Office of Hearings and Appeals. In addition, this past year, Olivia has advised clients on the Paycheck Protection Program.