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Lea Dickinson

Léa Dickinson

Léa Dickinson focuses her practice in the areas of government contracts and white collar defense and investigations. She is experienced with government contract performance disputes, small business issues, alternative dispute resolution, litigation, and regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining Haynes Boone, Léa served as a Litigation Legal Fellow for The Employment Law Group. She has represented clients before agency boards and worked closely with SBA program compliance.

Léa received her J.D. from George Washington Law School, where she served as a member of the Public Contract Law Journal, Moot Court Board, and Alternative Dispute Resolution Board. She served as a legal intern with the Small Business Administration and the Securities and Exchange Commission during law school, and prior to law school she worked as a Project Assistant at King & Spalding. Léa graduated from the Georgia College & State University. She is a member of the American Bar Association Section of Public Contracts, the District of Columbia Bar, and the Virginia Bar.

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  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law, Subcontracting, Teaming and Supply Chain Committee, Vice-Chair
  • Virginia Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • Association of General Contractors of Metropolitan Washington D.C.


J.D., George Washington University Law School, 2020

B.A., Georgia College and State University, 2015, magna cum laude





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