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David Temeles

SouthBank Legal: LaDue | Curran | Kuehn
South Bend, IN
Dave Temeles has been representing federal contractors and tech companies on a variety of legal and consulting matters for more than a quarter century. As president of Third Coast Federal, Temeles consults with companies on a range of issues around research and development funding, contracting vehicles, contracting strategies, small business certifications and set-aside qualification, pricing and indirect rates calculations and methodologies, regulatory and compliance matters, and proposal development. As a partner at SouthBank Legal (LaDue, Curran, & Kuehn) Temeles represents clients on joint venture formation, teaming and subcontracting agreements and federal contract disputes and bid protests, in addition to intellectual property, corporate, investment, M&A and tax matters. He is a frequent speaker and moderator on a variety of federal contracting, federal R&D, and investment topics.

Temeles is currently a leader in the region's efforts to build a regional federal ecosystem to help companies drive innovation and growth through the use of federal contracting and research and development funds and resources. He is the founder/director of Federal Ecosystems Development, Inc., a non-profit that supports the Industry 4.0 Consortium and a regional SBIR/STTR accelerator. Temeles is also an advisor to the Northeast Indiana Defense Industry Association and is treasurer of the Indiana chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association.