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.
WASHINGTON, DC, JUNE 19, 2019: In line with PilieroMazza's Strategic Plan, the firm has instituted "Walking the Talk" – a new level of operating principles and core values that will further enhance efficiencies and the firm's internal culture – with the aim of continuously improving client service delivery. Additionally, PilieroMazza has hired Sheryl Miller as Director of Client Engagement, a newly created role to support the firm's ongoing focus on the client experience.
PilieroMazza's Managing Partner, Pamela Mazza, was distinguished by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) with the Chair's Award at MCCC's 60th Anniversary Dinner on June 4, 2019. Ms. Mazza, who serves as MCCC's General Counsel and is a member of its Board of Directors, has helped achieve several key changes for MCCC, including:
BALTIMORE, MD, MAY 28, 2019: Kathryn Hickey and David Shafer led a team of PilieroMazza attorneys from a cross section of the firm's practice areas – including Business & Corporate Law, Government Contracts, and Labor & Employment – to represent client Zentech Manufacturing, Inc. (Zentech), a Baltimore, MD-based, high-reliability electronics contract manufacturer, in its recent acquisition by BlackBern Partners LLC, a New York City based private equity firm. The partnership created by the acquisition, which closed on May 10, 2019, will accelerate efforts to deliver leading electronics manufacturing services (EMS) to the defense, aerospace, medical and other high-reliability industries.
PilieroMazza is pleased to announce the addition of Patrick Burns as an Associate in the firm's Litigation Group and Francis Massaro as an Associate in the firm's Business & Corporate Law Group.