Charles A. Blanchard

Partner, Arnold & Porter, Waschington DC

Charles Blanchard, who previously served as the General Counsel of the Air Force and the Army, works with clients in the contracting and national security communities, drawing upon his experience in government and private practice, providing unique insights into doing business with the federal government. He represents major US and foreign defense and aerospace companies on a wide range of national security and government contracts issues, including bid protests, transactions, internal investigations, foreign investment reviews, cybersecurity and sensitive national security issues. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Blanchard served as General Counsel for the US Air Force (2009–2013).  In addition, he served as General Counsel at the US Department of the Army (1999–2001).