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Kirsten W. Konar

Associate

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Kirsten W. Konar

Associate

Kirsten W. Konar is an Associate at Vedder Price and a member of the Government Contracts and the Government Enforcement & Special Investigations practice groups.

Ms. Konar is an experienced government contracts attorney, representing and counseling defense and civil government contractors in all aspects of federal procurement law. Ms. Konar has defended clients in False Claims Act litigation and has advised and represented clients in bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO). She is also experienced in handling prime/subcontractor disputes, and she has represented clients in requests for equitable adjustment and certified claims.

Ms. Konar also has extensive experience in conducting complex investigations of individuals and corporations suspected of violating the False Claims Act or other white collar crimes. She has assisted numerous clients in properly responding to Government-issued subpoenas and has worked closely with clients in responding to investigatory requests from the United States Attorneys’ Office, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Defense.

Ms. Konar previously served as Special Impeachment Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary. In this role, she served the House Judiciary Committee in the investigation, trial and impeachment of a United States district court judge. She also previously served as an Assistant Counsel in the Office of General Counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives, where she represented and counseled Members of Congress, committees, and staff.

While in law school, Ms. Konar served as the Managing Editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review.

Ms. Konar was selected as an Illinois Emerging Lawyer, an affiliate of Leading Lawyers, for 2015-2017.

Kirsten W. Konar

Associate

Education

  • IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2005, with honors
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 2002

Kirsten W. Konar

Associate

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2005
  • District of Columbia, 2008

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2016

Kirsten W. Konar

Associate

Kirsten W. Konar

Associate

Blogs

Ms. Konar contributes to our Media & Privacy Risk Report blog. To view it, please click here.