Lorraine Mullings Campos



  • George Washington University Law School, 1998, J.D., Participated in the George Washington Law School Mediation Clinic where she mediated approximately two dozen disputes. 
  • Georgetown University, 1995, B.A., American Government

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Connecticut

Lorraine is the leader of the firm's Government Contracts & Grants Team at Reed Smith and focuses her practice on assisting clients with a variety of issues related to government contracts, government ethics, campaign finance, and lobbying laws. Lorraine has particular experience in counseling clients regarding Federal Supply Schedules, creating company ethics and compliance programs related to doing business with the Federal government, conducting internal investigations, drafting and negotiating government contracts and subcontracts, and facilitating government contract compliance training. She also counsels clients on bid protest matters, federal grant programs, federal audits, and the application of the Federal Acquisition Regulation ("FAR") and individual agency supplement procurement regulations.

Employment History

  • 2001 - Reed Smith
  • 1999 - Grant Thornton LLP
    • Her experience included providing guidance to the Intelligence Community on matters relating to procurement, analyzing the Department of Defense utility privatization program, conducting numerous OMB Circular A-76 studies and reviewing Employee Stock Ownership Plan ("ESOP") transactions.


  • Honorable Merrill Hartman, U.S. District Court - Northern District of Texas
  • Honorable Deborah Henkinson, U.S. Court of Appeals - Fifth District of Texas

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal as one of their "Women Worth Watching" (2015)
  • Recognized by Chambers USA in the area of Government Contracts (2013-2014)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Vice-Chair, Section on Public Contract Law, Professional Responsibility and Contracting Ethics Committee


  • "Congressional Mandates are Making Life Difficult for Federal Contractors, and Some Could Head for the Door," by Robert Brodsky, Government Executive (June 1, 2008)
  • “Acquisition lawyers say mandatory disclosure rule is opaque,” by Elizabeth Newell, Government Executive (February 12, 2009)
  • "Contractor reports of violations flowing into Defense IG's office," by Elizabeth Newell, Government Executive (August 26, 2009)
  • "Lawmakers seek to preempt election advertising by contractors," by Robert Brodsky, Government Executive (April 26, 2010)
  • "Disapproving the Message," by Robert Brodsky, Government Executive (June 1, 2010)
  • "For contractors, offering federal cloud services is a risky business," by Jill R. Aitoro, nextgov.com (June 21, 2010)