Brad English
Huntsville | Washington D.C.

Brad is a trial lawyer in Maynard Cooper’s Government Solutions Group specializing in Government Contracts & Bid Protests. His national government contract litigation practice takes him to state and federal courts across the county. Brad has first-chair trial experience representing contractors in litigation involving virtually all aspects of their business, including:

  • Claims (CDA) litigation before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and Boards of Contract Appeal. Brad’s most recent cases involved negligent estimate, constructive termination, breach of contract, and wrongful withholding claims;
  • Defending contractors facing claims under the False Claims Act;
  • Challenging federal agency action under the Administrative Procedures Act;
  • Challenging suspension and debarment decisions (including claims for de facto debarment and base debarment/exclusion);
  • Disputes between prime and subcontractors, including claims involving teaming and workshare agreements, non-solicitation of personnel, and breach of contract;
  • Employment disputes, including discrimination and retaliation claims;
  • Prosecuting and defending claims involving non-competition and/or non-solicitation agreements and trade secrets; and
  • Shareholder and derivative litigation.

In addition to traditional litigation, Brad actively represents contractors in bid protests and brings a seasoned litigator’s approach to proceedings before the GAO and the Court of Federal Claims.

Brad’s work for contractors often extends beyond the trial court level. He has served as lead counsel to contractors appearing before multiple appellate courts, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth, Eleventh, and Federal Circuits.

Although contractors often call Brad after a dispute arises, he actively counsels them and gives them strategic advice to address corporate, employment, and other issues stemming from ownership, governance, and/or operations.

Brad’s litigation practice is not limited to government contractors. He is also actively involved in other commercial, shareholder, and employment litigation for his non-contractor clients.

Brad is also a member of the Firm’s Fiduciary, Trust & Estate litigation group. Brad has litigated will contests, estate disputes, trust disputes, and tax controversies throughout the Southeast.

Brad has been recognized as a leading attorney in Government Contracts by The Best Lawyers in America©, and Super Lawyers®, and he is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell AV®.

Brad is a native of Huntsville, Alabama. He holds an LL.M in Taxation and a J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law. Brad received his B.S. in Finance from Auburn University.

Brad lives in Huntsville with his wife, Lisa, and their girls Gabby and Bella.