WASHINGTON, DC, July 15, 2019: PilieroMazza is pleased to announce that Lauren Brier has joined the Firm as an Associate in its Government Contracts Group. Ms. Brier represents commercial businesses in a variety of government contracting and litigation matters.  “Lauren’s understanding of how businesses operate, combined with her ability to help clients successfully navigate the complex laws governing federal contractors, makes her a vital asset to PilieroMazza and the clients we serve,” said Jon Williams, co-chair of the Firm’s Government Contracts Group.  
A highly skilled practitioner, Ms. Brier offers guidance on bid protests, terminations, constructive change claims, multiple award schedule (MAS) contracts, and solicitation reviews.  She is also adept at counseling clients on suspension and debarment proceedings, mandatory disclosures, alternative dispute resolution, base debarments, False Claims Act (FCA) actions, and other issues under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Contract Disputes Act (CDA).
Prior to joining PilieroMazza, Ms. Brier was an attorney at a DC-based law firm, and served as a law clerk for the Honorable Thomas G. Parisi of the Berks County Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania.
During law school, Ms. Brier was an active participant in many societies and organizations, including the Widener Law Review where she served as the Articles Editor. Ms. Brier also participated in the Widener Law – Judicial Externship Program, where she served as a student law clerk for the Honorable R. Barclay Surrick of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.