Fluet is pleased to announce that the firm has promoted Marlena Ewald, an attorney with extensive experience in corporate and government transactions, to Partner.

During her past seven years at Fluet, Ms. Ewald has negotiated and closed over half a billion dollars in corporate transactions, supported comprehensive internal investigations, and advised clients on all aspects of government contracts practice including bid protests, suspension and debarment, proposals and contracts in accordance with FAR/DFARS, acquisitions and novations, and related corporate work.  Ms. Ewald’s previous work at the Court of Federal Claims and as in-house counsel for a government contractor helped develop her expertise in practice.   

In 2020, Ms. Ewald was commended by the Secretary of the Army for her work supporting an independent panel examining the command climate and culture at the Fort Hood Army installation.  Her efforts included assisting with drafting the content and structure of the Fort Hood Independent Review Report which included findings and recommendations that were presented before the House Armed Services Subcommittee. 

Ms. Ewald is committed to helping clients navigate ever-changing rules and regulations across industries to enable corporate success. In addition to her practice, she publishes guidance available to the public regarding compliance on Fluet’s blog.

“Marlena’s background in business and government work enables her to provide outstanding legal counsel,” Managing Partner Tom Craig said. “Fluet looks forward to continued growth as Marlena joins the partnership with her unique experience.”

Ms. Ewald earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Hispanic Studies from the College of William & Mary, and graduated from Georgetown University Law Center while working full-time.  She is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the Hispanic National Bar Association.

Read more about Ms. Ewald’s practice and experience.