Contracting with the federal government requires understanding all the principles of commercial contracting... and then some. Federal government contracts are highly-regulated and typically one-sided, and the consequences of failing to understand and comply with applicable regulations and contract provisions can include losing money, losing one's business, and even going to jail.
This one-hour webinar, presented by Shlomo D. Katz of Brown Rudnick LLP, will take a high level look at many of the provisions that make federal contracts unique. Attending this webinar should help an attorney spot many issues that his government contractor-clients will want to take a closer look at.
Shlomo Katz is a member of the Litigation Department, where he focuses on the areas of government contracts / procurement and commercial law and litigation, wage and hour law and construction law. Shlomo has significant experience in preparing, negotiating and litigating contract claims and bid protests, as well as advising clients on contract compliance, small business, subcontracting, data rights and labor law issues under government contracts. He has participated in mergers and acquisitions of government contractors, advising on issues of assignment and novation, intellectual property / data rights, and security clearances. Shlomo has successfully litigated before federal, state and local courts and the Government Accountability Office and Boards of Contract Appeals.
In addition, Shlomo represents clients in connection with minimum wage, working time and overtime issues under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Service Contract Act (SCA), Davis-Bacon Act, federal Executive Orders and state wage payment and prevailing wage laws. This includes conducting proactive wage-hour audits for employers as well as litigation of minimum wage, overtime and wage payment claims. Shlomo also has represented parties in wrongful termination and discrimination cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and in federal court.
Shlomo also contributes a regular “Legal Corner” column to the Executive Summary, the e-zine of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals - National Capital Area Chapter (“APMP-NCA), addressing legal issues relating to the preparation of proposals for Government contracts. Shlomo is fluent in Hebrew and is registered to practice architecture in Israel.
The speaker seemed knowlegeable about the topic and spoke in a voice that was easy to understand (not all of them do). This course was a valuable overview.
Enjoyed the program—good content and good presenter.
Really excellent introduction to the topic!
Mr. Katz is an excellent lecturer
This was a great refresher on contract law.
Excellent overview of the topic.
Good beginner's course
The presenter did a great job with this subject matter.
Extremely informative lecturer!
Outstanding content- very well put together. Excellent starting place.
Well presented -worthwhile course.
Great presentation. Presenter was very well prepared and knowledgeable.
Nice concise overview.
Very interesting topic.
Very good speaker; good presentation .
This may open up a new area of practice for me.
Excellent introduction. Thank you
Speaker was succinct and covered a huge area very cohesively and concisely!