Donald A. Tobin

Donald A. Tobin is Of Counsel at Peckar & Abramson in the Washington D.C, office. He has extensive experience in litigation and general counseling in both construction and government contracting. He represents government contractors and construction contractors in the negotiation and preparation of contract and subcontract documents. He works with contractors in the preparation and negotiation of requests for equitable adjustment, with an emphasis on the pricing of extra work, delay and inefficiency claims.

Donald A. Tobin

Of Counsel


+1 202.293.8815


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“At P&A, we have seen every type of construction contract and are able to spot a wide range of issues before contract execution. This exposure regularly positions our clients for success—no matter the size of the project.”



Donald has successfully represented contractors and subcontractors in proceedings before the Armed Services, Civilian and General Accountability Office (GAO) Boards of Contract Appeals, as well as the United States Court of Federal Claims. He has experience in all types of alternative dispute resolution and has settled numerous cases for his clients via mediation.

Donald has extensive experiences in presenting and defending bid protests at the GAO, as well as the United States Court of Federal Claims. He has represented and counseled numerous small businesses with respect to small business size standard issues.

Donald has represented both government contractors and construction companies in matters concerning compliance with both federal and state procurement and ethics laws and regulations. He has assisted clients in debarment and suspension matters before various federal agencies.

Donald has authored numerous articles on various government contracting and construction law topics for the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry. He has lectured and conducted seminars on such topics as effective proposal writing, compliance with federal procurement laws, effective claim presentation and recovery of additional costs under the changes and differing site conditions clauses.

Donald is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, the United States Court of Federal Claims and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. He is a member of the American Bar Association. He received his bachelor of arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross and his law degree from Boston College Law School.




District of Columbia

United States Court of Federal Claims

United States District Court for the District of Columbia

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


American Bar Association (Public Contracts and Litigation Sections, Construction Industry Forum)

Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Education and Courses

  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A
  • Boston College Law School, J.D.