Dawn Stern focuses her practice on providing assistance on a range of government contract matters. 

Dawn assists clients at all stages of litigation in bid protests and Contract Disputes Act matters before the United States Government Accountability Office, the Boards of Contract Appeals and the United States Court of Federal Claims. Dawn also counsels clients on a variety of government contracts issues including cost accounting, cybersecurity compliance, subcontracting and regulatory compliance. 

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Dawn served as a Trial Attorney in the National Courts Section of the United States Department of Justice where she litigated bid protest and Contract Disputes Act cases before the United States Court of Federal Claims and United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.