SPM EVENT: On Tuesday, May 28, 2019 SPM Member Armani Vadiee and Todd M. Garland will present at the National Contract Management Association, Washington DC chapter event regarding price/cost realism evaluations and preparing successful proposals.
SPM Member Iris Bennett to be on CLE panel on Ethical Issues in Internal Investigations and in Responding to Government Investigations at the 2018 Women, Influence & Power in Law conference, held in Washington, D.C.
SPM's Stephen D. Knight will present at the Association of Corporate Counsel NCR Government Contractors Forum: A Roadmap for Managing DCAA Audits.
SPM's Iris Bennett will speak at a DC Bar panel on World Bank sanctions, monitoring, and compliance mentoring on May 9, 2018.
SPM attorneys will teach a course at the DC Bar that addresses the procedural and substantive rules and practices governing bid protests.
SPM's White Collar practice group conduct anti-corruption compliance workshops in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 23-25, 2017,
Cost Allowability - Join highly experienced faculty for this practical and informative two-day program focusing on cost allowability, allocability, and reasonableness under the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
Smith Pachter McWhorter is proud to participate in the 2017 Legal Food Frenzy, a food and fund drive sponsored by the Attorney General of Virginia, the Young Lawyers Division of The Virginia Bar Association, and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks.
The Government Audit Process: Limitations and Considerations presented by the Government Contracts Section of the Fairfax Bar Association
Government Contractor Employment Law Symposium March 16, 2017. SPM Attorneys John Cook, Erica Geibel, Armani Vadiee, and Owen Walker and Will be Guest Speakers at Jackson Lewis Government Contractor Employment Law Symposium
Smith Pachter McWhorter hosts BCABA members for a conversation addressing current issues in E-Discovery at the Boards, including preservation responsibilities and the proportionality of discovery requests.
Texas judge issues preliminary injunction on implementation of “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Regulations.
Government Contractors Forum: Safe Passage or Stormy Seas - Managing Risk in Prime-Subcontract Disputes Involving Pass-Through Claims
Iris E. Bennett, panellist on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act at the 2016 Women, Influence & Power in Law conference, held in Washington, D.C.
SPM Presentation - Top 10 Things You Should Know About Government Contracts. The federal government is unlike any other customer that a company can have. Not only must contracts with the federal government contain specific clauses promulgated as regulations, but those clauses provide the federal government with rights that would be labeled “breach” in commercial contracts.
SPM Presentation - Forming Government Contracts: Understanding the Players and the Process. Smith Pachter McWhorter's Jonathan D. Shaffer presents this new class which focuses on the statutes and regulations governing the government’s ability to contract; the authority of the contracting officer; the IFB (invitation for bid) and RFP (request for proposal) process; organizational conflicts of interest; role of bid protests; and responsibilities of the contractor.
Richard C. Johnson and Armani Vadiee will be presenters on a webinar entitled, “Afghan Taxes, Business Registration, and Cost Recovery – A Step-by-Step Guide” which will take place on June 3 at 1:00 p.m. EDT.
WMACCA Government Contractors Forum: Independent Monitors - How To Avoid Them and How To Live With Them - Presented by Iris Bennett and Sean J. Hartigan of Smith Pachter McWhorter and an in-house panelist. Moderated by John Pachter of Smith Pachter McWhorter.
Jonathan D. Shaffer will speak on Hot Topics in State and Local Procurement: Bid Protests at the April 24-25, 2014 American Bar Association State and Local Procurement Symposium in Asheville, North Carolina.
Stephen D. Knight will present the opening remarks at ACI’s 5th Annual Advanced Forum on DCAA Audits on November 5-6, 2013 at the Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington, VA.
WMACCA Government Contractors Forum Presentation: Executives in DCAA Crosshairs - New Limits on Executive Compensation - September 18, 2013
The American Bar Associations's Section of Public Contract Law 2013 Annual Meeting wil be held in San Francisco, CA, August 9-12.
Stephen D. Knight will be speaking at the U.S. Defence Contracting and FAR Compliance in Europe Conference in London, sponsored by ACI, June 25-28.
Armani Vadiee will co-teach a course entitled Price And Cost Realism In Government Contracting, June 13-14, 2013 at the Waterview Conference Center at CEB in Arlington, VA.
Richard F. Smith and Brian J. Vella will present at the upcoming Virginia Chapter of the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) on March 20th in Charlottesville, VA.
The presentation will discusss construction contracts and Mr. Vella will cover building a contract “check-list” and Mr. Smith will discuss arbitration and mediation as an option for the woodworker.
The meeting announcement can be found here.
Developments in Arbitration Law Presented by Edmund M. Amorosi at the Virginia Bar Association’s 123rd Winter Meeting.