What Every In-House Attorney Needs to Know About Government Contract Law - Virtual

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Are you an in-house attorney working for a federal government contractor? Or does your business want to enter the federal space? Whatever your business’s stage, your employer is counting on you to understand the issues that come with federal contracting.


Law school only covers the basics of contract law and the basics of business law. When you begin working for a corporation, you have to handle federal contracting issues that will influence the mission and the bottom line. Your employer is counting on you to understand the issues.


The What Every In-House Attorney Needs to Know About Federal Contracting combines the basics of federal government contracting with the nuts and bolts of compliance issues, subcontractor issues, and hot topics in the industry. Taught for lawyers by lawyers, it gives critical insight to both traditional and contemporary matters.


Classroom discussions cover contracting laws and regulations, illustrated with real-world examples. The information provided will serve as a reference tool for years to come.


You’ll Learn How To:

  • Basic Principles in Federal Contracting

  • How the Government Buys

  • Types of Contracts

  • Labor and Employment Law Issues

  • Anti-Kick Back and Gifts

  • Organizational Conflict of Interest & Personal Conflict of Interest

  • Mandatory Disclosure and Ethics Issues

  • Changes, Inspection & Acceptance

  • Delays & Payment

  • Termination of Convenience / Termination of Default

  • Claims, Disputes, and Appeals

  • Prime/Subcontractor Disputes

  • Bid Protests

  • Privilege Issues and Attorney Work Product

  • Ethical Issues in Internal Investigators and Managing Relator Lawsuits

Speaker and Presenter Information

William Weisberg

Of Counsel

William Weisberg is a government contracts attorney with 30 years of experience. Bill received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia (where he was an Echols Scholar) in 1983 and his law degree from the George Washington University in 1986. Bill practiced with large international law firms for over 25 years, the last 10 of which he led his firms’ Government Contract and Grant practice groups. Bill formed his own boutique government contract firm in 2013.

Bill represents both traditional defense contractors as well as primarily commercial companies selling either directly to a government customer or selling into a government supply chain. Bill’s clients are found in many industries, including manufacturing, professional services, IT, construction, and a variety of high (and not so high) tech.

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Thu, Oct 8, 2020, 8:30am - 12:30pm ET


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