Government Contracts MVP: Gibson Dunn's Karen Manos

Law360, New York (December 18, 2012, 5:41 PM EST) -- Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP's Karen Manos earned a place among Law360's Government Contracts MVPs by winning a precedential $59.2 million judgment for Raytheon Co. in its seven-year attempt to recover unpaid pension deficits from the U.S. government.

Manos leveraged her extensive experience with the Cost Accounting Standards to win the case, which had been closely watched by other contractors who faced similar questions about the government's obligation to pay pension deficits.

In the Raytheon case, the government had pursued an aggressive interpretation of the Cost...
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