Frank A. Hess is Senior Counsel in the firm’s River Edge office, and has significant experience with power plants and manufacturing facilities.
“Our team is equipped to handle virtually every aspect of contracting with the federal government. Whether it be bid protests, claim preparation, corporate compliance and ethics programs, or government contract accounting, we regularly help our clients successfully navigate a maze of complex issues.”
Notable representation includes the following matters:
Mr. Hess received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois and his law degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Law, where he was Articles Editor for the Southern Illinois University Law Journal. He was also a Research Assistant to Associate Professor Grauer, with whom he collaborated in authoring a significant article on antitrust law that was published in the Michigan Law Review and later quoted by the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Hess is admitted to practice law before the United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States District Court for Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey, as well as the courts of the States of New Jersey, and New York. Mr. Hess is a member of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, the Forum on Construction Industry, and the United States Court of Federal Claims Bar Association. He is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.
State of New Jersey
State of New York
Supreme Court of New Jersey
New York Supreme Court – Admitted in 3rd Dept.
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association (Section on Litigation, Section of Public Contract Law and Forum on the Construction Industry)
United States Court of Federal Claims Bar Association
University of Illinois, B.S
Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D.
“Defending a Civil False Claims Act Case: Practical Considerations,” False Claims in Construction Contracts; Federal, State and Local, American Bar Association, 2007 (with Patrick J. Greene, Jr.).
“Managing Subcontractor Claims in Construction Litigation with the Owner,” Construct!, Winter 2005, Vol. 14, No.2 (with Patrick J. Greene, Jr.).
“False Claims Liability For Construction Contractors: Severe Penalties For Imperfect Performance,” 217 N. J. Law. 41, Oct. 2002, (with Patrick J. Greene, Jr.).
“Utilizing Electronic Presentations and Graphics to Present Facts in Complex Litigation from the Perspective of Trial Counsel and the Judge,” Aug. 2008 (before the Construction Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation (with the Hon. Anthony S. Borwick).