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Senior Counsel, Government Contracts – Prominent WDC Metro Company
Garrison & Sisson
August 16, 2018
Full Time - Senior Attorney
10+ years experience
Seasoned Government contracts attorney needed to support and advise executives and business operations personnel.
Multi-billion dollar aviation and services contractor has engaged G&S on an exclusive basis to assist in the recruitment of an accomplished government contracts lawyer with 8+ years of practice experience. Our client provides innovative systems and products to the U.S. government, foreign governments and commercial customers worldwide.
As the Government Contracts subject matter expert (“SME”) for your business client, your portfolio will include: providing expert advice on the FAR, DFARS and other acquisition supplements; reviewing and counseling on RFPs, solicitations, teaming agreements, joint ventures, consulting agreements, strategic alliances, etc.; advising on claims and disputes and supervising litigation; handling responses to investigations and government audits; managing the prosecution or defense of bid protests; and training employees on government contract requirements and various compliance matters (e.g., revolving door restrictions).
**Appealing opportunity for a senior associate or counsel to transition from a firm into a corporate setting. The right candidate would serve as the government contracts lawyer for a prominent and global business line. Compensation is in-house market competitive, and typical hours are predictable (8:30am-5:30pm).
This Government Contracts SME must have deep experience in all aspects of federal government procurement, as well as expertise in international commercial contracting with foreign governments and other customers. Knowledge of cost accounting standards, DCAA and DCMA audits and policies, the FCPA and export control regulations is strongly preferred. The ability to work collaboratively and build consensus among cross-functional groups and demonstrate sound judgment is required, as is the ability to provide advice that recognizes and integrates legal risk and business objectives. You should also have a track record of working as a “team player” within a legal group to support departmental success.
Internal Number: 25987
About Garrison & Sisson
Garrison & Sisson was established in 1986, and the Firm has placed over 350 attorneys in corporate legal departments throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. Our corporate clients include public and private corporate entities, not-for-profits, management consulting firms and trade associations. Our recruiting specialists include former practicing attorneys with experience in law firms and corporate legal departments. In-house attorney placement constitutes approximately 40% of the Firm’s business on an annual basis. Garrison & Sisson has consistently been voted the Best DC Legal Recruiting Firm by the National Law Journal/Legal Times (2011-Present). Additionally, Garrison & Sisson is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as a Women’s Business Enterprise.