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Larry is a partner in Reed Smith’s Global Regulatory Enforcement Practice group and has significant experience in government contract consultation and litigation. Clients commend Larry’s “excellent command of government protest law and strategy” (Chambers USA) and how he “excels in litigation of government contracts and due diligence in the context of M&A” (Legal 500 USA). Others say "he's punctual, conscientious, strategic, smart, knowledgeable and understands the business as well as legal imperatives" (Chambers USA). Chambers USA states, “Lawrence Block's diverse practice sees him handling significant bid protests before the GAO and Court of Federal Claims, as well as internal investigations. "He is responsive, diplomatic and remains calm and focused on the goal." "He is not only an excellent legal mind, but has business acumen and a strategic outlook for the business. Lawrence is an outstanding lawyer and a great legal business partner."

‘I have worked with Lawrence Block, since 2010. His expertise in government contracting is extremely broad, and his support organization is always ready to answer any questions on a very timely basis. In the past he also intervened on our behalf on a proposal protest and provided critical input that allowed us to win. He has also won a number of protests for other organizations.’

‘Following up on the previous comment, Lawrence Block is excellent at focusing on the issues and drilling down to develop a comprehensive understanding of the issue(s). He then is able to provide valuable recommendations that we have used on many occasions with success.'


  • The George Washington University Law School, 1995, 法学博士
  • Connecticut College, 1991, 学士, American History and Political Science

  • 哥伦比亚特区
  • 马里兰州
  • 弗吉尼亚州

  • U.S. District Court - District of Maryland
  • 联邦地区法院-哥伦比亚州区法院
  • U.S. District Court - District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit
  • Court of Federal Claims

  • American Bar Association, Public Contract Law Section and Litigation Section
  • Court of Federal Claims Bar
  • D.C. Bar Government Contracts and Litigation Section
  • Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association 
  • Crohns and Colitis Foundation 



  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Government Contracts, 2022-2023
  • Recommended by Legal 500 United States where clients have praised Larry as "excellent" in the area of Government Contracts
  • Selected to the Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers list for Government Contracts, 2013-2015, 2019-2020
  • Washingtonian Magazine, "Best Legal Minds," December 2013
  • Ranked in Chambers USA for Nationwide Government Contracts, 2021-22

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