6th Annual Federal Government Contracting Seminar 2021

MCLE Credits: 4.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

Tuesday, September 14, 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
  • Live Webcast
  • Live Telephone
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MCLE Credit: 4.0 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 4.0 (all dates, all formats) Live Interactive MCLE Credit Symbol
Registration Fee: $229 regular registration.
$209 discounted registration for preregistering VSB
Construction Law and Public Contracts Section members.

Information

Why Attend?

  • Review recent case law and examine trends in litigation specific to government contractors
  • Take a look at the unique rules and procedures used to address bid protests and disputes before the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition and how it differs from other federal bid protest forums
  • Get an overview of key domestic preference laws applicable to government procurement

Cosponsored with the Construction Law and Public Contracts Section of the Virginia State Bar

The Construction Law and Public Contracts Section of the Virginia State Bar specially designed this annual program to meet the requests from practitioners for quality programming in the field of federal government contracting. An outstanding faculty will cover important topics and present exceptional materials.

Praise for prior Annual Federal Government Contracting seminars:

“High quality. Hit the mark for my needs.”

“Very informative. Offered both breadth and depth of the subject matter.”

“Great program. Helpful and relevant subject matter.”

“This is a great program for attorneys who also do a lot of federal government contract work for clients.”

 

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Registration Deadlines:
Webcast: 10 minutes prior to seminar. If you register for a webcast the day of the seminar, your e-mail receipt will include a link to launch the seminar and download the materials.
Telephone: Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. the day preceding the seminar
Call (800) 979-8253 to register up to one hour prior to the seminar

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation/transfer requests will be honored until 5:00 p.m. the day preceding the seminar. You will, however, be charged $40 if you cancel or transfer your registration to a different seminar after the link to the materials has been e-mailed by Virginia CLE.

Full refunds or transfers are available up to two days after a webcast in the unlikely event that you experience technical difficulties.

MCLE Credit Caveat: The MCLE Board measures credits by the time you spend in attendance. If you enter a seminar late or leave it early, or both, you must reflect those adjustments accurately in the credits you report on your credit reporting form. A code will be given at the end of the seminar, which must be written on your MCLE form.


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Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE (September 14) (Eastern Time)

9:00 Announcements and Introductions
9:10 Federal Government Contracts Year in Review: Lessons Learned from 2021
Christian B. Nagel, Nunzio A. Ruggeri, David S. Stern

This panel will summarize recent case law and trends in litigation specific to government contractors. Practitioners will benefit from real-world examples of lessons learned in areas such as bid protests, contract claims, and prime-sub disputes.
10:40 Break
10:50 Flying the Friendly Skies: The Federal Aviation Administration’s Unique Bid Protest Forum
J. Hunter Bennett, Kayleigh Scalzo

This session will review the unique rules and procedures used to address bid protests and disputes before the FAA’s Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition and how it differs from other federal bid protest forums.
12:05 Break
12:15 Domestic Preference and Recent Changes to the Buy American Act
Zachary D. Prince, Daniel D. Rounds

This presentation will provide an overview of key domestic preference laws applicable to government procurement, address recent changes to the Buy American Act, and discuss recent executive actions related thereto.
1:30 Adjourn
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

Faculty

FACULTY

J. Hunter Bennett, Covington & Burling, LLP / Washington, DC
Christian B. Nagel, Holland & Knight / Tysons
Zachary D. Prince, Smith Pachter / Tysons
Daniel D. Rounds, Smith Pachter / Tysons
Nunzio A. Ruggeri, Allan Myers, Inc. / Worcester, PA
Kayleigh Scalzo, Covington & Burling, LLP / Washington, DC
David S. Stern, Balfour Beatty / Atlanta, GA

MODERATOR

Jesse S. Keene, Cozen O’Connor / Washington, DC

SEMINAR PLANNING COMMITTEE

Joseph S. Guarino, Varela, Lee, Metz, & Guarino / McLean
Jesse S. Keene, Cozen O’Connor / Washington, DC
Jonathan J. Straw, Kraftson Caudle / McLean
Randy H. Wintory, Virginia Department of Transportation / Richmond

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