Washington, DC – Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is pleased to announce Partner Nicole M. Bacon’s new leadership role as the President of the Federal Bar Association’s DC Chapter, effective October 1, 2019.
Ms. Bacon joined FBA’s DC Chapter in 2010. During her tenure, she has served in a number of leadership positions including, Secretary, Vice President, and President-elect. As President, Ms. Bacon will work to enhance the professional growth and development of members of the Federal legal profession. Additionally, Ms. Bacon plans to increase membership, especially government practitioners.
“I’m very excited to lead the chapter this year during the centennial celebration of the Federal Bar Association,” said Ms. Bacon. “I look forward to working with the sections and divisions of the FBA as well as the Capitol Hill and Pentagon Chapters.”
Founded in 1920, the Federal Bar Association (FBA) is committed to strengthening the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and needs of the federal practitioner, both public and private, the federal judiciary and the public they serve. For more information on the FBA and its DC Chapter, click here.
As a partner in the firm’s Federal Grants, Health Care Law, and Litigation practice groups, Ms. Bacon regularly advises a variety of community-based organizations including, Head Start programs and Federally-Qualified Health Centers, in a wide range of issues before State and Federal courts as well as administrative bodies. She also provides specialized guidance on compliance with federal grant law including, the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements of Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) in addition to the programmatic requirements for specific grant programs.
Ms. Bacon has always been passionate about helping underserved and underrepresented clients and feels strongly about assisting organizations that are fighting systemic issues. Helping these organizations to better aid the populations they serve drives her work every day.
About Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP (FTLF) is one of the few practices in the U.S. devoted to federal grants law. FTLF frequently advises clients on all aspects of grants management. For 50 years, the firm has worked with a variety of recipients of federal funds: for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, local governments, colleges and universities, research institutions, health care and education entities, and other health and human service organizations serving the public interest.