Sam Niece is a former federal government contracting officer who practiced law for over 20 years at major national firms (Thelen LLP and Howrey LLP). His current practice focuses on construction and government contracts counseling and litigation on public and private projects. He counsels state and local entities on contract formation issues, including privatization initiatives. He represents both governmental and private entities in bid protest, claim resolution, and litigation matters. He is a registered professional engineer and a private pilot.