Edwin O Childs, Jr
Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
Ned Childs is a government contract and investigations and enforcement attorney who represents companies across a wide range of sectors, including the defense, services, technology, and aerospace industries. His practice, spanning more than a decade in Washington, encompasses a broad array of legal services, including government contract investigations, disclosures, and regulatory enforcement actions; bid protests and government contract disputes; government contract counseling; export licensing and enforcement; prime contractor-subcontractor disputes; corporate ownership and acquisition issues; and election law investigations and enforcement matters.
Ned advises clients on legal issues affecting national security. He represents clients in matters before the Defense Security Service (DSS), the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), and the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), as well as the Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States (CFIUS) and its stakeholder agencies.