TJ focuses his practice on government investigations and white collar litigation. He counsels companies and individuals facing agency enforcement actions and Congressional investigations.
He advises government contractors across the range of the contract lifecycle using his experience as a clerk on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims focusing on bid protests and other government contract disputes.
When serving clients navigating enforcement actions and investigations, TJ deploys his experience analyzing government action from his time in the public policy sector in Washington, DC, prior to law school. He advises financial services clients based on his experience shaping financial regulatory policy, and he also applies his understanding of the nonprofit and think tank sector when counseling educational and nonprofit institutions.
Prior to joining McGuireWoods, TJ served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ryan T. Holte of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. While in law school, TJ participated in the Appellate Litigation Clinic, where he drafted briefs in federal appellate courts and presented oral argument on behalf of an indigent client before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
University of Virginia School of LawJD
Executive Editor, Virginia Journal of Criminal Law; Production Editor, Virginia Environmental Law Journal; Executive Editor, (Symposium Issue) Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy2020
American UniversityBAPolitical Science, Philosophy
Member, John Carroll Society
- Hon. Ryan T. Holte, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2020-2021
- District of Columbia
- Author, SBA Issues Interim Guidance After Ultima Decision Finds 8(a) Program Violates Equal Protection, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, September 29, 2023
- Author, Preparing for an Impending Government Shutdown: Legal Hurdles for Federal Contractors, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, September 28, 2023
- Author, OMB Issues Final Guidance for Build America, Buy America Requirements, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, August 18, 2023
- Author, Departments of Justice, Commerce and Treasury Issue Tri-Seal Compliance Note on Voluntary Self-Disclosure of Potential Violations, Subject to Inquiry, July 31, 2023
- Author, DHS Issues Final Rule Regulating Federal Contractors’ Handling of Controlled Unclassified Information, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, July 19, 2023
- Author, Supreme Court Clarifies the False Claims Act’s Knowledge Requirement, Eliminating a Potential Defense for Government Contractors and Healthcare Providers Accused of Fraud, Subject to Inquiry, June 9, 2023
- Author, SCOTUS to Decide if False Claims Act Reaches Defendants Offering Reasonable Interpretation of Vague Requirement, Subject to Inquiry, February 17, 2023
- Author, SEC Speaks 2022: Ongoing Efforts to Restore Public Trust, Aggressive Enforcement Agenda, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, September 28, 2022
- Author, Eleventh Circuit Narrows Scope of Contractor Vaccine Mandate Injunction, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, August 28, 2022
- Author, DOJ and Aerojet Settle for $9 Million in Qui Tam Cybersecurity False Claims Act Case, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, July 14, 2022
- Author, Federal “Ban the Box” Regulations Proposed, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, June 2, 2022
- Author, SEC Releases Proposed New Rules on Climate-Related Disclosures, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, April 5, 2022
- Author, Supreme Court Signals Support for Broad Ministerial Exception in Education, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, March 15, 2022
- Author, Judge Issues Nationwide Injunction Halting Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, December 8, 2021
- Author, Judge Temporarily Halts Enforcement of Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate in Three States, McGuireWoods Legal Alert, December 2, 2021
- Author, Department of Justice Announces National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team, Subject to Inquiry, October 15, 2021
- Author, Department of Justice Announces Increased FCA Enforcement Through New Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, Subject to Inquiry, October 12, 2021