Ben Kacher is an experienced government contracts practitioner and represents government contractors in a broad range of matters. Ben has advised clients extensively on all aspects of contracting with the United States Government. Having gained experience in roles with the government, in-house, and as outside counsel, Ben offers a unique and well-rounded perspective into government contracts matters.
Ben has provided advice on FAR/DFARS-based domestic and international government/commercial contracts matters (including Foreign Military Sales and Direct Commercial Sales); international contracting compliance (ITAR/EAR/FCPA); government contracts accounting compliance (DCAA/DCMA/CAS); subcontracting, teaming, non-disclosure, joint venture, independent contractor, purchase, supplier and strategic agreements; requests for equitable adjustments and contract claims; audits and internal investigations; ethics and procurement integrity; intellectual property, data rights, and licensing; FOIA, personnel, contract administration, and other matters.
Before joining Protorae Law, Ben worked as lead counsel for BAE Systems’ ordnance systems business unit. Prior to working in house, Ben worked for both the United Department of Defense and Navy, assigned to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program in Arlington, Virginia, where he gained extensive experience with major weapon systems and international contracting.
Ben earned an LL.M. in Government Procurement Law from the George Washington University Law School and his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Brigham Young University.