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Mar 30, 2018 12:00-1:30 PM EDT
This is Session 15 of the Foundations of the FAR webinar series

This session will cover Parts 35 and 46 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Attorney Michael Killham will cover R&D Contracting (Part 35) including the use of government property and use of Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC).  He will also discuss Quality Assurance (Part 46) and cover contract clauses, materials inspection, contractor liability, and more. 

Part 35 Scope
This part prescribes policies and procedures of special application to research and development (R&D) contracting.

Part 46 Scope
This part prescribes policies and procedures to ensure that supplies and services acquired under government contract conform to the contract’s quality and quantity requirements. Included are inspection, acceptance, warranty, and other measures associated with quality requirements.

Earn CPE/CLE Credits if You Attend the Live Session
CPE/CLE credits for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
About Our Presenter ...

Michael A. Killham is a California attorney specializing in federal procurement law. Mr. Killham provides legal services, training, and consulting services in all aspects of federal procurement and federal appropriations law, including Contract Formation and Compliance, Subcontracting, Teaming Agreements, Bid Protests, Commercial Item Contracting, Terminations, Source Selection Support, and COTR Support, Mr. Killham served as corporate counsel for several major U.S. government contractors following his retirement as a U.S. Army Judge Advocate. These assignments included that of Director, Legal Operations, for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company in Palmdale, California; General Counsel for Thales-Raytheon Systems Company LLC and MD Helicopters, Inc. in Fullerton, California and Mesa, Arizona, respectively; Senior Business Counsel for Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems in El Segundo, California; and Division Counsel for two operating divisions of Litton Industries, Inc. In these positions, he was responsible for identifying, advising on, and resolving a wide variety of legal issues, including those relating to government and commercial contracting, subcontracting, export-import compliance, corporate governance, intellectual property rights, labor/employment law, and litigation management.

While in the military, Mr. Killham served as a Trial Attorney in the Civil Division (Procurement Fraud Branch), U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; as the Senior Command Counsel in Kuwait during a period of build-up for renewed hostilities with Iraq; as the Senior Professor of Contract and Fiscal Law on the faculty of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's School, Charlottesville, Virginia; as a Trial Attorney for the U.S. Army Contract Appeals Division, Arlington, Virginia; and as the Chief, Military Justice and a Criminal Prosecutor for the 1st Armored Division in Germany.

Mr. Killham received a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, a Juris Doctor degree from Notre Dame Law School, and a Master of Laws degree (with emphasis on U.S. Government Procurement) from The Judge Advocate General's School. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Infantry Officer's Basic Course, Ranger School, Airborne School, and Command and General Staff College, and has served as an Executive Officer, S-3 Air Officer, and Platoon Leader in the 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.