Commercial litigator with focus on government contracts. Serves clients throughout the western region, with a particular emphasis on New Mexico and Colorado. Accomplished writer and speaker.
Ross Crown’s government contracts practice consists of both transactional and litigation matters concerning federal and New Mexico state and local acquisitions. His work covers every phase of the procurement process from the issuance of solicitations through preparation of proposals, award, protests, contract administration, and termination or completion. He works with contractors and subcontractors in a variety of industries, including: aerospace, aviation, construction, directed energy, optics, nuclear research and development, and facility management, maintenance and security.
Providing consultation on contract proposals to government agencies, Ross uses his bid protest experience to help contractors prepare strong responses to solicitations. He drafts and organizes proposals, and adds value by formulating technical discriminators, interpreting statutes and regulations, analyzing proposed exceptions, determining questions for the agency to clarify and identifying possible grounds for bid protests. He also advises on subcontracts, joint ventures and teaming arrangements.
Ross’ government contracts litigation practice includes prosecution and defense of bid protests, contract claims under the Contract Disputes Act and New Mexico Procurement Code, and disputes between prime contractors and subcontractors.
Ross represents clients in commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts in New Mexico. He litigates at both trial and appellate levels with a focuses on contract actions, construction disputes, professional liability, business torts and insurance coverage/bad faith cases.