Stephen D. Knight is a member of Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC and has practiced law in Government Contracts since 1978. He counsels and represents clients in litigation on all aspects of government contracts. Mr. Knight places special emphasis on claims and disputes, government contract cost accounting, cost allowability, Cost Accounting Standards, defective pricing, government audits, and contract compliance. He has substantial expertise in performance issues, including defective specifications, delay and disruption, changes, and terminations. Mr. Knight also has significant experience in procurement fraud matters, representing clients during grand jury and Inspector General criminal investigations, as well as civil investigations and litigation pursuant to the Civil False Claims Act. Mr. Knight is the Sy Herman Professorial Lecturer in Government Contract Law in the Masters in Procurement Law Program at The George Washington University Law School. He has taught in that program since 1993 as an adjunct professor. Mr. Knight is a frequent author and speaker on government contract issues.