Podcast Series: Commercial Businesses New to Government Contracting

The U.S. federal government is the number one purchaser in the world of goods and services, which is worth billions in revenue to businesses each year.  For commercial businesses seeking entry into the federal marketplace but not sure where to start, PilieroMazza attorneys from a cross-section of our practice areas—including Government Contracts, Business & Transactions, Labor & Employment, and Litigation & Dispute Resolution—present the podcast series “Commercial Businesses New to Government Contracting.”  With six episodes, this podcast series covers a myriad of topics for commercial firms that are new to the federal market, including compliance requirements, labor and employment considerations, small business programs, M&A transactions involving government contracts, and dispute resolution.

So You Want to be a Government Contractor? What Commercial Businesses Need to Know

This is the first episode of our series on “Commercial Businesses New to Government Contracting.” In this episode, Jon Williams and Kevin Barnett, attorneys in PilieroMazza‘s Government Contracts Group, discuss the basics of what commercial businesses need to know before entering the federal marketplace.

Labor and Employment Issues Unique to Government Contractors

This is the second episode of our series on “Commercial Businesses New to Government Contracting.” In this episode, Nichole Atallah and Sarah Nash, partners in PilieroMazza‘s Labor & Employment Group, cover labor and employment issues unique to government contractors.

Utilizing Strategic Partnerships for Government Contracts

This is the third episode of our series on “Commercial Businesses New to Government Contracting.” In this episode, Matt Feinberg and Jackie Unger, partners in PilieroMazza‘s Litigation & Dispute Resolution and  Government Contracts groups, discuss utilizing strategic partnerships for government contracts.

Mitigating Protests and Disputes in Government Contracts

This is the fourth episode of our series on “Commercial Businesses New to Government Contracting.” In this episode, Katie Burrows and Sam Finnerty, partners in PilieroMazza‘s Government Contracts Group, review how to mitigate protests and disputes in government contracts.

Preparing for and Doing Transactions as a Government Contractor

This is the fifth episode of our series on “Commercial Businesses New to Government Contracting.” In this episode, Cy Alba and Dave Shafer, partners in PilieroMazza‘s Government Contracts and Business & Transactions groups, cover preparing for and doing transactions as a government contractor.

Ins and Outs of Federal Procurement Programs for Small Businesses

This is the sixth and final episode of our series on “Commercial Businesses New to Government Contracting.” In this episode, Peter Ford and Meghan Leemon, attorneys in PilieroMazza‘s Government Contracts Group, go over the ins and outs of federal procurement programs for small businesses.