Kendall Enyard concentrates his practice on civil and commercial disputes and government contracts related litigation, including internal investigations. Clients appreciate his cost-effective solutions when they face challenging business decisions.
He often litigates in federal and state trial and appellate courts related to fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and unfair trade practice claims.
In the government contracts realm, Kendall represents large, small, and minority-owned government contractors hailing from a wide variety of industries, including:
Aerospace and Defense
He represents clients in matters involving bid protests, contract disputes and claims, investigations of alleged misconduct and fraud, and he counsels clients on diverse government contracts compliance issues.
Kendall has extensive experience managing internal investigations for contractors and he routinely defends clients in civil False Claims Act (FCA) investigations and litigation, including responding to Civil Investigative Demands, qui tam actions, and other compliance issues arising under the Federal Acquisition Regulation and agency supplements, Federal Supply Schedule specific contract clauses, the Anti-Kickback Act, the Procurement Integrity Act, the Buy America Act, and the Trade Agreements Act.
Kendall regularly litigates pre-award and post-award bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the US Court of Federal Claims (COFC), and the Federal Circuit. He also represents government contractors in litigation related to commercial disputes for government contractors, including contractual, teaming agreements (prime/subcontractor disputes), intellectual property, and other business-related matters. Kendall also has extensive experience litigating complex contract claims and disputes before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) and other Civilian Board of Contract Appeals.
He counsels small and minority-owned businesses on issues related to size status protests and appeals before the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Hearings and Appeals, affiliation issues, and mentor-protégé and joint venture relationships under the SBA Section 8(a) Program.
Kendall’s pro bono practice includes representing clients in constructive eviction and mortgage foreclosure fraud litigation; representing a class of plaintiffs in an employment discrimination action against a federal government agency for the wrongful termination of their security clearances; and the ongoing representation of the family of a US Air Force sergeant whose legal status was ruled Killed In Action after his plane crashed during a reconnaissance mission over Laos in 1973.
Kendall has served as co-chair of Steptoe’s Hiring Committee and on its Diversity Committee.
- District of Columbia
- J.D., Washington University School of Law, 2007, Executive Notes Editor, Washington University School of Law Global Studies Law Review
- B.A., Yale University, 2001
News & Publications
July 22, 2019
Government Contracting Law Report
November 28, 2018
November 1, 2018
Government Contracting Law Report
October 15, 2018
September 25, 2018
October 20, 2015
- Super Lawyers, Washington, DC, "Rising Star," Business Litigation (2018)
- The National Law Journal, DC Rising Stars (2017)
- Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Fellow (2014)
- Consultant, Accenture