Laura A. Semple

Assistant General Counsel
Amentum (Germantown, MD)

Laura A. Semple serves as Assistant General Counsel for Amentum, where she provides advice on Government contracting and corporate law issues. Ms. Semple previously worked as an associate at Smith Pachter McWhorter, PLC, where she counseled Government contractors on cost and pricing issues and resolved claims relating to disallowed costs, CAS noncompliances, and accounting change cost impacts. Ms. Semple counseled Government contractors on compliance with mandatory disclosure obligations, incurred cost submissions, and other Government reporting requirements. Ms. Semple is a frequent speaker on cost and pricing subjects, co-teaching the Cost & Pricing Course for the Masters in Procurement Law Program at the George Washington University Law School and the Government Contracts Cost Allowability course for Federal Publications. She is an active member of the ABA Section of Public Contract Law and currently serves as Vice-Chair for the ABA Accounting, Cost, and Pricing Committee. She also serves as President of the Boards of Contract Appeals Bar Association.