Gary J. Campbell

Gary J. Campbell

Of Counsel

Boston, MA
Phone: 617.204.5162    Fax: 617.204.5150

Washington, DC
Phone: 202.220.1279    Fax: 202.220.1665

Gary J. Campbell is of counsel in the Government Contracts Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Boston and Washington offices. With more than 15 years of government contracting experience, both in private practice and as in-house counsel to a Fortune 100 aerospace and defense company, Mr. Campbell provides unique experience and insight on a broad range of litigation, counseling, and transactional matters to his clients that sell products and services to federal, state and local governments. He regularly counsels his clients on the entire lifecycle of government contracting, including proposal responses and contract negotiations, ethics and compliance issues, internal investigations, mergers and acquisitions, bid protests and business disputes. He also has extensive experience assisting clients with international transactions, including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance and investigations.

Mr. Campbell represents a wide array of companies that do business with the federal government. He represents some of the largest contractors, as well as regularly assisting small and emerging companies with understanding the complex requirements of obtaining and performing federal contracts. He has worked with companies in many industries, such as aerospace, defense, life sciences, information technology, homeland security, telecommunications, and environmental remediation. 

Mr. Campbell has litigated and mediated claims, bid protests and size protests before the Armed Services and Civilian Boards of Contract Appeals, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), and the Small Business Administration’s Office of Hearings and Appeals.  He has also represented clients in commercial litigation before state and federal courts.

Mr. Campbell is a frequent lecturer, and has taught numerous seminars on government contracting, intellectual property and compliance issues.   

Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Campbell was associate general counsel and compliance officer with General Dynamics Mission Systems. Before that, he was a partner in the Government Contracts and Intellectual Property Group at McCarter & English in Boston.


  • J.D., high honors, George Mason University School of Law, 1998, member, George Mason Law Review
  • M.B.A., University of Richmond, 1995
  • B.S., Management, Boston College, 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia


  • Hon. James T. Turner: U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Washington, DC

Practice Areas