Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Kelly Carlson

Kelly A. Carlson

Phone: 202.971.4276
Fax: 202.408.5146
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Kelly Carlson counsels clients on government contracts performance and certification issues including small business certification changes, novel COVID-related performance issues, cybersecurity NIST SP 800-171 requirements, and sub-contractor and teaming arrangements. She has extensive experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense FAR (DFAR) requirements and monitors policies to ensure compliance. In addition, Kelly assists with litigation efforts and counsels clients on all aspects of a bid protest including protest avoidance and contract award risks.

Prior to joining the firm, Kelly worked for a variety of international software and technology and government consulting firms. With a wide range of knowledge and experience in technology-related issues, Kelly has managed complex information technology deals including master service, SaaS, and licensing agreements.


District of Columbia Bar
Rhode Island Bar
Women’s Bar Association
National Contract Management Association