WASHINGTON, D.C., August 28, 2007 – Garvey Schubert Barer is pleased to announce that Matthew C. Hoyer has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C., office as an associate in the Government Contracts Group. He advises clients on a variety of issues relating to doing business with federal, state and local government. He counsels and resolves disputes arising from the award and performance of government contracts. Mr. Hoyer is also experienced in the areas of transportation (with an emphasis on government transportation), litigation (in administrative hearings, trials and appellate cases), and labor and employment law.
Prior to joining Garvey Schubert Barer, Mr. Hoyer was an attorney with the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) where he provided counsel on transportation procurements under the Federal Acquisition Regulation and tenders of service as well as labor and employment matters. Prior to that, Mr. Hoyer served over six years on active duty with the Judge Advocate General's Corps of the United States Air Force, including an overseas assignment in Korea, where he advised clients on a diverse array of matters including criminal cases, government contracts, fiscal law, tort claims, labor and employment law, military operations, the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act, and government ethics.
He earned his J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 1999. He earned B.A.s in both History and Political Science, magna cum laude, from the University of Rochester in 1996, where he was also Phi Beta Kappa. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, New York and Massachusetts.