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Scott Lane


St. Louis
314 552 6535 direct
314 552 7535 fax

Scott practices in the firm's Government Contracts and Business Litigation departments.

Scott regularly represents government contractors in disputes with federal and state governments, including bid protests, Contract Disputes Act claims, and suspension and debarment proceedings. Scott also assists clients in compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations and the DFARS, drafting subcontract agreements, developing corporate policies, appealing security clearance denials, and negotiating with prime contractors, subcontractors or government agencies.

Prior to joining Thompson Coburn, Scott was a Government Contracts Specialist for The Boeing Company where he led proposals and negotiations for major defense systems. In that position, he most recently led the negotiation for the U.S. Navy's Full Rate Production purchase of EA-18G Airborne Electronic Attack Kits valued at nearly $500 Million. Previously, he led contract efforts for F/A-18 mission computing systems, JDAM integration services, commercial items, and various development programs.

Thompson Coburn Publications

Public contracting requirements: Not just for ‘traditional’ government contractors

Claire Schenk and Scott Lane publish "False Claims Act Whistleblowers in the Year 2011: Perils, Pitfalls, and Profits"


Government Contracts Update 2014

Government Contracts Update 2013

Government Contracts Update 2012

Government Contracts Update 2011

Government Contracts Update – Stay Informed


"The Late Proposal Rule Needs Updates to Reflect New Electronic Environment";
The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) Federal Contracts Report, May 17, 2011

"False Claims Act Whistleblowers in the Year 2011: Perils, Pitfalls, and Profits";
Contract Management Magazine, March 2011

"Fixed-Price Development Contracting: When Politics Trump Basic Contracting Principles";
The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA), Federal Contracts Report, October 18, 2010

"Is Your Share of the Federal Budget Worth the Compliance Cost of Becoming a Government Contractor? A contract manager's guide to entering the massive government market with limited exposure to costly regulations";
Contract Management, June 2010


"Dispute Resolution Tips - Government Contracts Update 2014";
Thompson Coburn LLP, May 21, 2014

"Federal Suspension and Debarment: Understand Your Risk";
L2 Federal Resources, November 21, 2013

"An Introduction to Government Contracting for the General Practitioner";
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, September 19, 2013

"Past Performance - Government Contracts Update 2013";
Thompson Coburn LLP, May 14, 2013

"Fixed Price Contracting";
Government Contract's Annual Year in Review, May 26, 2010

"Managing Past Performance Review (CPARs) to Your Advantage";
L2 Federal Resources, March 27, 2013

"Understanding the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)";
National Contract Management Association (NCMA), October 11, 2012

"False Claims Act Whistleblowers in the Year 2011";
MO Bar CLE Webinar, September 8, 2011

"Performance Issues - Government Contracts Update 2011";
Thompson Coburn LLP, May 18, 2011

"Contract Types";
NCMA National Educational Seminar, March 18, 2011

"Contacts for Contracts";
St. Louis Business Expo, October 20, 2010

"Mistakes Leading to Protests and Disputes";
NCMA Seminar, April 13, 2010