Timothy Furin

Partner, Cohen Seglias


Tim draws on his background as an acquisition law specialist in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps to help clients navigate the federal government procurement process. He counsels contractors of all sizes on a wide range of government procurement law matters, including bid protests, contract claims and appeals, formation and administration, and ethics and compliance. Tim also advises his clients on suspension and debarment matters, Other Transaction Authorities (OTAs), and subcontract negotiations and disputes. He has extensive experience before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), and the Court of Federal Claims (COFC), as well as various other federal and state courts.

Prior to joining Cohen Seglias, Tim served in the U.S. Army for 22 years, acquiring experience across the full spectrum of government contract and fiscal law matters. His final Army assignment was as the Chair of the Contract and Fiscal Law Department at the Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, the premier federal government provider of contract and fiscal law education. In this capacity, Tim was responsible for delivering instruction to over 3,500 federal government attorneys annually. Before his Department Chair position, Tim served as a Trial Team Chief and defended the Army and Department of Defense agencies against bid protests before the GAO and COFC, and litigated contract appeals before the ASBCA. Tim has also served as the Division Staff Judge Advocate (General Counsel) for the 1st Infantry Division where he was responsible for advising the Division Commander and staff on all legal matters, and as an Associate Professor at the Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School where he was widely recognized as the Army’s subject matter expert in bid protests, contract appeals, and contingency contracting. A former Infantry Officer and Army Ranger, Tim holds a security clearance and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his service in Iraq.

Tim holds several positions with the ABA Section of Public Contract Law and currently serves as a Vice Chair of the Contract Claims and Disputes Resolution Committee. He has also completed the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s National Suspension and Debarment Training Program.