2022-141; Closes August 24, 2022
The Attorney Advisor:
Provides substantive review of proposed solicitations other procurement-related documentation for consistency with relevant laws, as well as agency standards and practice; reviews contract packages for legal sufficiency, performs legal research, and provides written and oral comments on procurement and contract matters.
Advises District agencies on complex procurements, including compliance with applicable laws and regulations relevant to District government contracting.
Keeps abreast of changes in District and federal laws and regulations related contract formation, administration, and litigation.
Monitors, and participates in the resolution of, legal issues for high-profile and priority projects.
Advises District agencies regarding contract claims, develops legal strategies for defending bid protests and contract appeals, research legal issues, and drafts memoranda and legal briefs.
Defends the District against protests of solicitations and contracts, as well as in appeals of contract claims and represents the District before the Contract Appeals Board and the Superior Court.
Performs all functions related to case and calendar management, e.g., case file entry and updating, documentation of actions taken, timely review of legal proceedings, and any administrative functions associated with conclusion of assigned matters.
Performs other related duties as assigned.