PilieroMazza is pleased to welcome Christine Fries as an Associate in its Government Contracts Group. Christine represents commercial businesses in a wide variety of government contracting matters. “Christine’s dedication to developing nuanced business solutions for clients is a strong addition to the PilieroMazza team. We’re glad to have her on board,” said Tony Franco, Chair of the Government Contracts Group.

Christine counsels clients on maintaining compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation and small business regulations. This includes issues related to eligibility for and participation in the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) small business federal procurement programs. She reviews and drafts contracts and agreements, including teaming agreements, joint venture agreements, and mentor-protégé agreements. Her practice also includes filing and defending bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and size and status protests before SBA.

Christine earned her juris doctorate at the George Mason University School of Law and completed her undergraduate studies at San Diego State University. Before joining PilieroMazza, Christine served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Grace Burke Carroll of the Fairfax County Circuit Court. During law school, she worked as a Legal Intern at the Federal Aviation Administration, General Services Administration, and SBA.

Christine can be reached at [email protected] or 202.857.1000.