Government Contracts Associate (Junior-Mid) – D.C.
Greenberg Traurig, a global law firm, currently has an excellent employment opportunity for an Associate in the Government Contracts Practice of our Washington, D.C. office.
Greenberg Traurig’s Government Contracts & Projects Practice helps companies navigate the highly regulated acquisition and compliance processes of federal, state and local governments and their agencies. Our attorneys and governmental affairs professionals assist both experienced contractors and newcomers with a broad array of issues arising from, for example, sales of commercial off-the-shelf and customized products, services and managed solutions to governments at the national and local levels. We place an emphasis on meeting both the transactional and U.S. regulatory needs of clients in the commercial, defense, aerospace, information technology and other high-tech sectors.
The successful candidate will support the firm’s full-service government contracts practice, which includes a broad range of litigation, counseling and transactional work. Candidates should have 3-5 years of experience handling federal government contracts matters, including bid protests, disputes/claims, negotiating/drafting subcontracts, FAR/DFARS compliance, audits/investigations and government contracts IP issues. Candidates must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, and strong research and analytical skills. Preference may be given to applicants who have experience with litigating government contracts matters before the Government Accountability Office, U.S. Court of Federal Claims and Boards of Contract Appeals, and/or who have served as a law clerk to a Judge on a government contracts tribunal. Experience practicing government contracts law as a U.S. government lawyer is also desirable. Candidates must be DC bar members or eligible for prompt admission to the DC bar.
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