Pamela Mazza is the managing partner of PilieroMazza PLLC and has gained national recognition for her over 30 years of work with small to mid-sized government contractors. Ms. Mazza’s practice areas include all aspects of government contracts, including federal procurement programs for small businesses, audits and investigations. Ms. Mazza is also responsible for the firm’s government relations practice which represents corporations and trade associations before Congress and the Administration. She also counsels clients on general corporate matters, corporate transactions, protecting their intellectual property and regulatory compliance. She conducts in house training for corporations on small business compliance and government contracting issues.

As managing partner, Ms. Mazza has overall responsibility for the firm’s practice groups, its seminar series and publications designed to keep clients abreast of legislative and regulatory changes affecting their businesses. Ms. Mazza is a frequent speaker at national conferences for government contractors.


  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1984
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1980


Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "Year in Review: Regulatory, Legislative, and Other Significant Developments," National Veterans Small Business Coalition Annual Conference, Jun. 13, 2018
  • General Session Panelist, "Latest Trends in the Federal Acquisition Marketplace," National Veterans Small Business Coalition Annual Conference, Jun. 13, 2018 
  • Keynote Panelist, "Legislative and Regulatory Update," MCCC GovConNet Procurement Conference, May 18, 2018 
  • Panelist, "How Do I Sell My Business," Maximizing Your Government Contracting Exit: A Conference for Small Business Owners, Nov. 14, 2017
  • Presenter, "Forming Teaming Agreements and Joint Ventures, and SBA Regulatory Update," VIP GROW, a Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce program, Dec. 6, 2016, Jun. 20, 2017 (with Megan Connor)
  • Speaker, "Recent Changes to Government-Wide Small Business Rules," NVSBC Conference, Jun. 14, 2017 (With John Klein, Associate General Counsel for Procurement Law, SBA)
  • Panelist, "Latest on Joint Venture Programs and Requirements," NVSBC Conference, Jun. 13, 2017
  • Webinar Presenter, "Evolution of 8(a) Program and What Lies Ahead." May 3, 2017 (with John Shoraka of PilieroMazza Advisory Services)
  • Speaker, "Hot Issues in Government Contracting," Small Business Administration Annual Meeting at Department of Energy, Apr. 28, 2017 (with John Shoraka)
  • Presenter, "The New Mentor-Protégé Program" Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, GovConNet Treasury Industry Day,  Mar. 9, 2017 (with John Klein, Associate General Counsel for Procurement Law, SBA) 
  • Panelist, "Introducing, Interpreting and Applying the New SBA Regulations: Mentor Protégé," National 8(a) Association Small Business Conference, Feb. 7, 2017 (with John Klein, Associate General Counsel for Procurement Law, SBA; Robert Tompkins and Walter Featherly)
  • Keynote Speaker, "Government Contracts: 2017 Update," 14th Annual SAME Contract Opportunities and Small Business Showcase, Feb. 2, 2017 (with John Shoraka)
  • Panelist, "Buy Indian Act & Acquisition Regulations," Reservation Economic Summit Conference, Nov. 17, 2016
  • Presenter, "Legal Considerations Prior to Doing Business with a Prime Contractor or the Federal Government," VIP Start, a Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce program, Oct. 18, 2016 
  • Presenter, "SBA's New Mentor-Protégé Program for all Small Businesses," PilieroMazza Seminar, Sep. 14, 2016 (with John Klein, Associate General Counsel for Procurement Law for the U.S. Small Business Administration)
  • Presenter, "SBA’s Final Rules on Limitations on Subcontracting," Pittsburgh SBA Office Annual 8(a) Meeting at the U.S. Department of Energy, Jul. 20, 2016
  • Presenter, "SBA's New Rules on the Limitations on Subcontracting," PilieroMazza Seminar, Jul. 12, 2016 (with John Klein, Associate General Counsel for Procurement Law for the U.S. Small Business Administration)
  • Presenter, "SBA’s New Mentor/Protégé Program and Finding a Good Mentor and What Should you Expect" and "Limitations on Subcontracting Final Rule," VETS2016, Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium, Jun. 22, 2016
  • Moderator, "Determining the Size of Business within the Federal Industrial Base," Mid-Tier Advocacy Capitol Hill Sustainability Briefing, Mar. 23, 2016
  • Speaker, "Contracting: Analysis of SBA's Proposed New Regulations" and "Joint Ventures, Teaming Agreements, and Mentor-Protege," Montgomery Country Chamber of Commerce GovConNet Institute, Feb. 5, 2016
  • Presenter, "Small Business Regulation Updates - What it Means to Small Business and the Impact to Large Prime Contractors," National Government Services' Small Business Outreach Conference, Nov. 10, 2015
  • Panelist, "The Impacts of New Mentor-Protege Legislation," Society of Military Engineers 2015 Small Business Conference, Nov. 4, 2015 (with Kenneth Dodds. Director of Policy, Planning & Liasion, U.S. Small Business Administration)
  • Trainer, "Teaming, Subcontracting, Joint Ventures and Recent Regulatory Changes," National Center for the Veteran Institute for Procurement, Oct. 20, 2015
  • Speaker, "Government Contracting Legislative and Regulatory Update," Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, Sep. 17, 2014 (With Brian Israel, CPA, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP)
  • Panelist, "Challenges and Changes to the Native 8(a) Program," Native Hawaiian Organization Association First Annual Business Summit Conference, Aug. 5, 2015 (with John Klein, John Shoraka and Laura Foster from the U.S. Small Business Association and Jon DeVore from Birch Horton Bittner and Cherot)
  • Keynote Panelist, "Small Business Regulation Updates," Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce GovConNet Procurement Conference, May 15, 2015 (with A. John Shoraka, Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development, U.S. Small Business Administration)
  • Presenter, "SBA's Proposed Rules: Changes to the Mentor-Protege Programs and Limitations on Subcontracting," PilieroMazza Seminar, Mar. 31, 2015 (with Jon Williams and John Klein, Associate General Counsel for Procurement Law for the U.S. Small Business Administration)
  • Webinar, “SBA Proposes Subcontracting Reforms and Other Changes,” Feb. 10, 2015 (with Katie Flood)
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