Jon Williams Comments on How Will COVID-19 Change How You Conduct Business?

In a March 27, 2020 blog, “How Will COVID-19 Change How You Conduct Business?” by Courtney Fairchild of Global Services, PilieroMazza ’s Jon Williams advises “all federal contractors to take time to fully understand their rights and obligations under their contracts, communicate with their agency customers, and document all of the impacts that they are facing as a result of COVID-19.” He goes on to say that “Contractors may be entitled to equitable adjustment and claims based on delays and increased costs of . . . Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: PilieroMazza Forms “COVID-19 Client Response Team”

To address the concerns of our clients and resource partners during and long after the Coronavirus pandemic, PilieroMazza created the “COVID-19 Client Response Team.” The Team’s purpose is to offer government contractors and commercial businesses practical guidance with information and resources necessary to protect you, your business, and your personnel against the far-reaching impacts of COVID-19.  Led by Cy Alba , Nichole Atallah , Kathryn Hickey, and Matt Feinberg , the COVID-19 Client Response Team comprises partners from PilieroMazza’s core practice groups, including Government Contracts , Business & Transactions , Labor & Employment , and . . . Read More

PilieroMazza’s Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to affect our region and our country, I want to assure you that PilieroMazza  is taking all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our team members, their families, our clients, and our community. Our firm’s leadership team is actively monitoring the national COVID-19 outbreak and assessing local impacts. We are following recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and regional authorities and sharing these recommendations with our . . . Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: Former GSA Counsel Jonathan Pomerance Joins PilieroMazza’s Government Contracts Group

Jon Pomerance has joined PilieroMazza as an associate in the Firm’s Government Contracts , Litigation & Dispute Resolution , False Claims Act , Cybersecurity & Data Privacy , and Claims and Appeals practice groups. Previously, he served as Assistant General Counsel to the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). Mr. Pomerance now leverages his in-agency experience and government decision-making knowledge on behalf of PilieroMazza’s government contractor and commercial business clients. “We’re excited to have Jon on our team. His perspective on agency action and firsthand understanding of government procurements will further enhance the legal solutions . . . Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: PilieroMazza Welcomes Government Procurement Attorney Justin Haselden to Its Government Contracts Team

After nine years representing the federal government, PilieroMazza is pleased to announce the addition of Justin Haselden as an associate in the Firm’s Government Contracts and Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice groups. Commenting on Mr. Haselden’s arrival, Practice Group Chair Tony Franco said, “Justin’s in-agency experience, combined with his private practice, provides a 360-degree view of federal procurements and agency decision-making that will be invaluable to our clients. We couldn’t be more pleased to have him join our team.” Mr. Haselden brings significant experience in handling government contract matters, . . . Read More

Bloomberg Law Quotes Jon Williams on Acetris Drug Decision

“I’m sure there are many manufacturers who have just seen their products become TAA-compliant overnight . . .,” said Jon Williams , commenting on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s February 10th ruling in Acetris Health, LLC v. United States. The court held that a U.S.-manufactured drug from Acetris was compliant with the Trade Agreements Act (TAA), despite Acetris sourcing an active pharmaceutical ingredient for the drug from a non-designated country under the TAA. This indicates that pharmaceutical companies should . . . Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: Senior Litigator Stephanie K. Wood Joins PilieroMazza

Stephanie K. Wood has joined PilieroMazza  as Counsel in the Firm’s  Litigation & Dispute Resolution , False Claims Act , and Audits & Investigations groups in Washington, DC. Commenting on Ms. Wood’s arrival, Practice Group Chair Matt Feinberg said, “Stephanie is an accomplished and insightful litigator who brings an added depth to our litigation and dispute resolution practice. Her breadth of experience will serve our clients well, particularly in complex litigation and investigation matters.” Ms. Wood brings more than 15 years of broad-ranging litigation experience in all facets of the litigation process, from developing . . . Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: PilieroMazza Counsels Tribal Tech CEO Victoria Vasques on Acquisition of Cowan & Associates

ALEXANDRIA, VA – February 6, 2020: Victoria Vasques, Tribal Tech, LLC ’s President and CEO, successfully acquired Cowan & Associates, Inc. on December, 11, 2019.   Ms. Vasques stated, “With an exceptional staff and client portfolio, which includes numerous Department of Defense organizations and other federal government entities, and the University of Virginia, I am fortunate to be able to acquire such a highly respected company.  I am excited and proud to count Cowan & Associates, Inc. as a partner to Tribal Tech as we work together to . . . Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: PilieroMazza Advises Ampcus In Its Acquisition of iTech Solutions

WASHINGTON, DC – February 4, 2020: PilieroMazza ’s Mergers & Acquisition Team represented Ampcus Inc. (Ampcus), a global Business and Technology consulting firm specializing in Digital Transformation (AI, ML, RPA, ICR/OCR), Cybersecurity & Risk Management, Infrastructure Modernization, Testing, IV&V and  Human Capital services firm, in its acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of iTech Solutions Inc. (iTech), a national IT staffing and services company.  The acquisition allows Ampcus to expand its market reach and strengthen its position as one of the nation’s top Consulting and Staff Augmentation companies.  iTech . . . Read More