Stuart B. Nibley


1601 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006-1600
United States of America

Stuart (“Stu”) Nibley is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and focuses his practice on both counseling and dispute resolution on behalf of government contractors. His experience includes representation of defense and civilian contractors before Boards of Contract Appeals, federal and state courts, administrative agencies, and international arbitration forums relative to all aspects of the procurement process, from contract negotiation and proposal preparation through claims and dispute resolution.

Mr. Nibley has particular experience in representing clients in pursuing and defending bid protests; preparing, litigating, and resolving claims against the government and disputes between prime contractors and subcontractors; and assisting clients with government contracts compliance work, including internal investigations, mandatory and voluntary disclosures, and enhancement of contractor internal compliance procedures. He also has represented major U.S. government contractors in significant international arbitrations.

Mr. Nibley recently concluded his term as Chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Public Contract Law.


  • B.A., Washington and Lee University (1975)
    (magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa; James Young Outstanding Senior Philosophy Major)
  • J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law (1979)
    (cum laude; Burks Scholar; National Moot Court Team)


Bar of District of Columbia, Bar of Virginia (Inactive)
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