Homer Winter specializes in construction and government contract cost accounting.

His experience includes preparation and evaluation of requests for equitable adjustment and/or claims for construction damages, change order pricing and review, contract termination pricing assistance, and cost allowability and allocability determinations under federal cost principles. He also has significant on-site construction experience, working directly with project management and personnel.

Mr. Winter also has significant experience in the application and interpretation of rules, regulations, and standards applicable to government contractors, including Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) principles. Specifically, he has in-depth experience in government contracts compliance, having managed teams that replied to Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) requests for information, resolved subcontractor claims, and responded to DCAA Audit Reports. Mr. Winter is skilled in communicating and working directly with the DCAA, Defense Contract Management Agency, and US Army Corps of Engineers.

Mr. Winter’s specific experience includes:

  • Analyzing construction cost data and project documents
  • Creating models for calculating construction damages and claims
  • Preparing claims, termination settlement proposals, and requests for equitable adjustment
  • Providing litigation support and supporting expert witnesses
  • Leading settlement negotiations with US government agencies
  • Analyzing construction productivity
  • Negotiating with US government agencies
  • Performing compliance assessments based on FAR, CAS, and other agency-specific regulations
  • Assessing earned value management reports and productivity data
  • Developing indirect rate structures and performing restructuring analysis
  • Evaluating internal controls and performing business system assessments

Employment History

Director, 2017-2021

Secretariat International
Manager, 2015-2017

Berkeley Research Group
Managing consultant, 2011-2015

Dixon Hughes Goodman
Consultant, 2011

Compliance specialist, 2010-2011

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Public Contract Law
Forum on Construction Law

Professional Services Council

The Coalition for Government Procurement

Associated General Contractors of America

Areas of Expertise


George Mason University
MBA, 2016

Washington and Lee University
BS, Business Administration, 2009