Tony M. Busch

Biography

Tony assists for-profit and not-for-profit government contractors and subcontractors of all sizes on a range of legal matters. His experience includes four years of involvement in the government contracting industry as an analyst at U.S. Central Command in Tampa, FL, and his counsel includes answering FAR and DFARS compliance questions, resolving contract disputes under the Contract Disputes Act, handling bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), False Claims Act/whistleblower defense, and investigating the effect of export controls and sanctions on clients’ business plans.

His experience is heavily concentrated in the aerospace and defense industry, but his work has spanned other sectors, including international aid, information technology, and construction. Tony has advised clients on contracting matters involving the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Navy, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and U.S. Forest Service.

While in law school, Tony interned at the US Office of Special Counsel in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Eastern District of Missouri in St. Louis, MO, and the Institute for Justice in Seattle, WA.

Education

  • Washington University School of Law  (J.D., 2016)
    • Global Studies Law Review, staff editor (2014 - 2016)
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, International Money Laundering, Corruption, and Terrorism
  • University of South Carolina  (B.S., cum laude, 2009)
    • International Business/Corporate Finance
    • Studied Arabic abroad in Syria, Jordan and Egypt through Boren and Rotary scholarships

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Affiliations/Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • National Contract Management Association