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  1. Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

    National Business Institute Seminar – Business Contracts: Top 10 Most Costly Mistakes

    Member Kathleen Kelley to present at the upcoming National Business Institute Seminar on Tuesday, October 17th and Wednesday, October 18th to discuss the top 10 most costly mistakes attorneys make in business contracts. Ms. Kelley will focus on preliminary contract considerations. Get Concrete Skills to Prevent, Overcome and Manage the Top Contract Mistakes This complete contract … Continued

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  2. Monday, October 23rd, 2017

    National Business Institute Seminar – Top 5 Most Problematic Parts of Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements

    Member John Hawthorne to present at the upcoming National Business Institute Seminar on Monday, October 23rd to discuss the Top 5 Most Problematic Parts of Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements.  Leaving important items out of the contract can cause big problems months after the sale goes through. In preparation for this practical, top challenges … Continued

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  3. Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

    SECAF CXO Forum: ABC’s of JVs in the Federal Marketplace

    Member Devon Hewitt and Kathleen Kelley will present at the upcoming Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum’s (SECAF) CXO Forum: ABC’s of JVs in the Federal Marketplace on Wednesday, October 25th. The use of joint ventures in federal procurement has increased dramatically in the last few years. Procurements have become increasingly complex—primarily those set aside for small … Continued

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  4. Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

    Protorae Law to Sponsor 2017 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards

    Protorae Law is proud to sponsor the 2017 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ presented by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Professional Services Council which will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner. The Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ honors the leaders and legends of the government contracting community.  It is a premier … Continued

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Past Events

  1. Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

    Community Business Partnership Lunch & Learn: GovCon Partnering!

    Member Kathleen Kelley to present at the Community Business Partnership Lunch & Learn: GovCon Partnering! on Wednesday, September 20th in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration Veterans Business Outreach Centers and the Business Incubation Center.  Learn legal requirements along with tips and best practices for collaborating with other commercial and government contractors. The program … Continued

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  2. Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

    2017 NSF’s SBIR/SBTT Phase 1 Grantee Fall Workshop – Phase II Review Process: Behind the Curtain!

    Member Antigone Peyton will speak at the upcoming The National Science Foundation (NSF)  Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) / Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I Grantee Workshop on Tuesday, September 19.  This workshop is an opportunity for NSF’s SBIR and STTR Phase I Grantees to meet with NSF staff, learn about our program, network … Continued

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  3. Monday, September 18th, 2017

    Women Data Scientists DC – Talk About Blockchain!

    Member Antigone Peyton to speak at the September 18th, Women Data Scientists’ ‘Talk About Blockchain!” discussion and networking event hosted at Two Six Labs. This forum will discuss — Why Blockchain? Blockchains are opening massive new realms for data scientists: making accessible massive amounts of data for real-time analytics that were not previously available or … Continued

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  4. Thursday, August 17th, 2017

    Government Technology & Services Coalition: Capacity Building Day 2017

    The Government Technology & Services Coalition (GTSC) will host a Capacity Building Session on Thursday, August 17th to help small and mid-tier contractors understand insurance, benefits, compliance, accounting, staffing, legal and contractor specific requirements in homeland and national security (like developing SCIFs, security clearances, etc.) they must understand to have the internal capacity to grow. … Continued

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  5. Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

    American Bar Association CLE: Smart Speakers as Discoverable Evidence: Helper or Witness for the Prosecution?

    Intellectual Property and Technology Law chair Antigone Peyton will serve as a panelist on the upcoming ABA CLE webinar on Thursday, August 3rd, “Smart Speakers as Discoverable Evidence: Helper or Witness for the Prosecution?”  Smart speakers produced by Amazon, Apple, and Google have become the latest craze for tech-savvy homeowners. These Internet of Things (IoT) devices … Continued

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  6. Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

    The Master’s Conference: Cyber, Data Privacy And Ediscovery…Its An Empire State Of Mind

    Member Antigone Peyton will serve as a panelist at the upcoming Master’s Conference: Cyber, Data Privacy And Ediscovery…Its An Empire State Of Mind in New York City on Tuesday, July 25th to discuss the “Forces Changing Ediscovery.” This panel will discuss forces that are changing how corporations and law firms approach ediscovery. Learn how to become … Continued

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  7. Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

    British-American Business Association Forum: The Impact of Brexit on IP

    Protorae Law Intellectual Property and Technology Law attorneys Antigone Peyton and Kandis Koustenis will speak at the upcoming British-American Business Association (BABA) forum on Tuesday, June 6th to discuss “The Impact of Brexit on IP”. This program will include a high-level overview of the current patent, copyright, and trademark protection and enforcement procedures governing intellectual property in … Continued

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  8. Thursday, May 18th, 2017

    ACEDS Corporate eDiscovery and Cybersecurity User Group Panel

    Protorae Law member Antigone Peyton will serve as a guest speaker at the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) Corporate eDiscovery and Cybersecurity User Group panel on Thursday, May 18th. Data security is a growing concern for in-house legal departments, as the last 18 months has given rise to a string of high-profile breaches. eDiscovery and … Continued

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  9. Thursday, May 18th, 2017

    Government Technology & Services Coalition Capacity Building Session: Joint Ventures in Federal Government Contracting

    Protorae Law Partner Devon Hewitt will participate as a panelist in the Government Technology & Services Coalition (GTSC) Capacity Building Session on Thursday, May 18th discussing “Joint Ventures in Federal Government Contracting.” Along with co-panelists Lisa Martin of LeapFrog Solutions and Brian Nault of Blue Water Federal Solutions, Inc., Hewitt will discuss how recent changes in the small … Continued

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  10. Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

    Protorae Law to Sponsor 9th Annual SECAF Government Contractor Awards on May 9th

    Protorae Law is proud to sponsor the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) 9th Annual Government Contractor Awards on Tuesday, May 9th. The SECAF Annual Government Contractor Awards honors small and emerging government contractors and players in the industry that rely on small business. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Government Contractor of the Year … Continued

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  11. Sunday, April 30th, 2017

    Protorae Law Patron Sponsor of 2017 Tysons Chamber 5K

    Protorae Law is proud to participate as the Patron Sponsor for the 2017 4th Annual Tysons Regional Chamber 5K on Sunday, April 30th.  The Tysons Chamber event is an annual 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk that benefits one of the many non-profits in the Tysons region.  This year the race will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation … Continued

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  12. Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

    Protorae Law Sponsors Heroes vs. Villains 5K Fairfax Law Foundation 5k

    Protorae Law is pleased to participate as a sponsor of the Fairfax Law Foundation’s Annual Heroes vs. Villains 5K on Sunday, April 23rd.  Proceeds from the event will help the Fairfax Law Foundation sustain a Pro Bono Program that provides legal services for impoverished Fairfax County residents and law related education programs for local students, including … Continued

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  13. Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

    Association of Corporate Counsel Government Contractors Forum: Doing Business with Small Business – Legal and Business Risks From the Perspectives of Large and Small Government Contractors

    Partner Devon Hewitt and Matt Dost, General Counsel and Director of Contracts for Allied Associates International will present, “Doing Business with Small Business – Legal and Business Risks From the Perspectives of Large and Small Government Contractors” on Thursday, March 23rd as part of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s monthly Government Contracts Forum. Program Overview: … Continued

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  14. Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

    Government Contracting Lunch and Learn Series: Think Small to Grow Your Business – Leveraging the Latest Small Business Administration Regulations and Programs for Strategic Growth

    Partner Devon Hewitt and CohnReznick’s Roy Conley will present “Think Small to Grow Your Business – Leveraging the Latest Small Business Administration Regulations and Programs for Strategic Growth” on Wednesday, February 15th (Baltimore) and Wednesday, February 22nd (Tysons) as a part of the CohnReznick Government Contracting Lunch and Learn Series. Collaboration has always been a key component to … Continued

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  15. Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

    Exit Planning Institute Workshop: Drafting Buy-Sell Agreements

    Protorae Law Partner Kathleen Kelley and Cochran Allan Partner Gosia Bochenek will host the Wednesday, February 22nd Exit Planning Institute Workshop: Drafting Buy-Sell Agreements sponsored by Quantive and BNY Mellon Wealth Management.  This program will discuss the importance of a well-drafted buy-sell agreement and the role these agreements play in maximizing the value of your … Continued

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  16. Monday, February 13th, 2017

    Community Business Partnership Class: Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified

    Member Kathleen Kelley will lead the Monday, February 13th, “Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified Class,” hosted by the George Mason Small Business Development Center and the Northern Virginia Community Business Partnership. This class will help business owners understand the requirements and benefits of the new Woman Owned Small Business set-asides for federal contractors. “So … Continued

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  17. Monday, December 5th, 2016

    Community Business Partnership Class: Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified

    Member Kathleen Kelley will lead the December 5th, “Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified Class,” hosted by the George Mason Small Business Development Center and the Northern Virginia Community Business Partnership. This class will help business owners understand the requirements and benefits of the new Woman Owned Small Business set-asides for federal contractors. “So You … Continued

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  18. Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

    Protorae Law to Sponsor 2016 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards

    Protorae Law is proud to sponsor the 2016 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ presented by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Professional Services Council. The Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ honors the leaders and legends of the government contracting community.  It is a premier celebratory event honoring the leadership, innovation and commitment to excellence … Continued

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  19. Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

    Protorae Law to Sponsor ACC 2016 Annual Corporate Counsel Awards Reception

    Protorae Law is proud to sponsor the Association of Corporate Council (ACC) National Capital Region’s 12th Annual Corporate Counsel Awards Reception on Wednesday, October 26th. The awards honor the work of the region’s leading in-house practitioners and departments over the past year in the categories of Outstanding Chief Legal Officer, Outstanding In-House Counsel, Outstanding Paraprofessional, Outstanding Law … Continued

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  20. Thursday, October 13th, 2016

    SECAF Member Forum: Small Businesses Can Be Acquirers Too – How to Successfully Acquire Assets, Contracts or Another Small Business

    The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) will host their monthly Member Forum, “Small Businesses Can Be Acquirers Too – How to Successfully Acquire Assets, Contracts or Another Small Business” on Thursday, October 13th.  Protorae Law’s member, Kathleen Kelley, will moderate the panel of seasoned business executives and advisors providing growth strategies for small businesses, … Continued

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  21. Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

    SECAF Webinar: Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program

    The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) will host a webinar discussing the recent SBA final rules issued on July 25th, 2016 implementing a new Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program.  Join Protorae Law partner Devon Hewitt, Chair of SECAF’s Legislative and Regulatory Committee, in a discussion about these new rules, including: •       … Continued

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  22. Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

    Community Business Partnership Class: Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified

    Member Kathleen Kelley will lead the September 7th, “Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified Class,” hosted by the George Mason Small Business Development Center and the Northern Virginia Community Business Partnership. This class will help business owners understand the requirements and benefits of the new Woman Owned Small Business set-asides for federal contractors. “So You … Continued

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  23. Thursday, July 28th, 2016

    Strafford Webinar: Clearing Title for Defects Due to Easements, Encroachments and Survey/Boundary Disputes

    Protorae Law member John Hawthorne will present at the upcoming Strafford webinar, Clearing Title for Defects Due to Easements, Encroachments and Survey/Boundary Disputes: Identifying and Resolving Common Title Defects to Ensure Closing of the Deal on Thursday, July 28th. This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a review and discussion on how to identify and resolve … Continued

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  24. Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

    SECAF Webinar: Small Business Government Contracting and National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2013 Amendments

    On Tuesday, July 26th the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) will host a webinar discussing the U.S. Small Business Administration’s long-awaited, final rules implementing the statutory changes enacted by the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY 2013. Topics to be covered include new regulations addressing: Limitations on subcontracting and “similarly situated entities” … Continued

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  25. Monday, June 6th, 2016

    Community Business Partnership Class: Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified

    Member Kathleen Kelley will lead the June 6th, “Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified Class,” hosted by the George Mason Small Business Development Center and the Northern Virginia Community Business Partnership. This class will help business owners understand the requirements and benefits of the new Woman Owned Small Business set-asides for federal contractors. “So You … Continued

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  26. Thursday, May 12th, 2016

    Protorae Law to Sponsor 8th Annual SECAF Government Contractor Awards on May 12th

    Protorae Law is proud to sponsor the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) 8th Annual Government Contractor Awards on Thursday, May 12th. The SECAF Annual Government Contractor Awards honors small and emerging government contractors and players in the industry that rely on small business. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Government Contractor of the Year … Continued

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  27. Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

    Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum: Labor Regulations Every Government Contractor Must Know

    Protorae Law partner Devon Hewitt will moderate the upcoming Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF): “Labor Regulations Every Government Contractor Must Know” on Tuesday, April 12th.  Speakers to include Timothy Helm, Former Chief, US Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, and Roger Jordan, Professional Services Council (PSC), Vice President, Government Relations. New labor regulations have drastically … Continued

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  28. Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

    Association of Corporate Counsel Government Contractors Forum: Doing Business with Small Businesses in the Federal Marketplace

    Protorae Law partner Devon Hewitt and Steve Tibbets, Sr. Counsel at CA Technologies, will lead the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Government Contractors Forum on Wednesday, April 6th to discuss, “Doing Business with Small Businesses in the Federal Marketplace.” Program Overview: Small businesses and “other than small” businesses routinely work together to secure federal contracts either in … Continued

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  29. Monday, April 4th, 2016

    Community Business Partnership Class: Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified

    Member Kathleen Kelley will lead the April 4th, “Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified Class,” hosted by the George Mason Small Business Development Center and the Northern Virginia Community Business Partnership. This class will help business owners understand the requirements and benefits of the new Woman Owned Small Business set-asides for federal contractors. “So You … Continued

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  30. Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

    National Veteran Small Business Coalition Boot Camp: Everything You Need to Know About Bid Protests

    Government Contracts partner Devon Hewitt will present at the upcoming National Veteran Small Business Coalition Boot Camp Training Program on Wednesday, March 9th to discuss “Everything You Need to Know About Bid Protests.” This program will review: What is a Protest? What are the different types of Protests? Why file a Protest? How do I file a … Continued

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  31. Monday, March 7th, 2016

    Community Business Partnership Class: Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified

    Member Kathleen Kelley will lead the March 7th “Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified Class” hosted by the George Mason Small Business Development Center and the Northern Virginia Community Business Partnership. This class will help business owners understand the requirements and benefits of the new Woman Owned Small Business set-asides for federal contractors. “So You … Continued

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  32. Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

    U.S. Small Business Administration Washington Metro Area and Aronson LLC: Getting Started in Federal Contracting

    Join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Washington Metro Area District Office and Aronson LLC on Tuesday, February 23rd for a seminar on “Getting Starting in Federal Contracting”. With an annual budget of nearly $500 billion dollars, business owners will learn about the resources available to them, the government contracting process, and key accounting terms to … Continued

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  33. Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

    ACT-IAC Small Business Alliance: Guidance and Strategies to Developing Effective Joint Ventures, Contractor Team Arrangements and Mentor-Protege Relationships

    Member Devon Hewitt will serve as a speaker the ACT-IAC Small Business Alliance on February 17th in Washington, DC for their half day forum on Guidance and Strategies to Developing Effective Joint Ventures, Contractor Team Arrangements (CTA), and Mentor-Protégé Relationships.  The purpose of this event is to educate small businesses on the rules and regulations and … Continued

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  34. Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

    SECAF Member Forum: Labor Regulations Every Government Contractor Must Know

    Partner Devon Hewitt to moderate panel discussing how new labor regulations have drastically changed the way every government contractor has to do business. The new Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces regulations require disclosure of labor violations during the bidding process and prohibit arbitration of certain employment disputes. The new minimum wage regulations require that contractors … Continued

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  35. Thursday, January 21st, 2016

    Lunch and Learn: Using the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Mentor-Protégé Program to Compete More Successfully for Federal Contracts

    Partner Devon Hewitt will present with Cohnreznick’s Roy Conley on Thursday, January 21st to discuss the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Mentor-Protégé and Joint Venture Programs. This program will provide in-depth exploration of these innovative SBA (8a) business development programs, and provide insight on how to take advantage of them to compete more successfully for Federal contracts. Topics will include: Overview of SBA … Continued

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  36. Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

    Lunch and Learn: Using the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Mentor-Protégé Program to Compete More Successfully for Federal Contracts

    Partner Devon Hewitt will present with Cohnreznick’s Roy Conley on Wednesday, January 13th to discuss the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Mentor-Protégé and Joint Venture Programs. This program will provide in-depth exploration of these innovative SBA (8a) business development programs, and provide insight on how to take advantage of them to compete more successfully for Federal contracts. Topics will include: Overview of SBA … Continued

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  37. Monday, January 11th, 2016

    Community Business Partnership Class: Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified

    Member Kathleen Kelley will lead the January 11th “Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified Class” hosted by the George Mason Small Business Development Center and the Northern Virginia Community Business Partnership. This class will help business owners understand the requirements and benefits of the new Woman Owned Small Business set-asides for federal contractors. “So You … Continued

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  38. Thursday, November 12th, 2015

    Association of Corporate Counsel’s Litigation Forum: Huddle Up – Game Planning Your Litigation Defense to Business Claims – Offensive, Defensive and Early Resolution Tactics

    Member Jim Kinsel to present with in-house panelists on Thursday, November 12th for the Association of Corporate Counsel’s CLE program, “Huddle Up – Game Planning Your Litigation Defense to Business Claims Offensive, Defensive and Early Resolution Tactics.” Program Overview:  Even the most careful company can find itself being named as a defendant in a business-to-business litigation matter, … Continued

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  39. Thursday, November 5th, 2015

    Protorae Law to Sponsor 2015 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards

    Protorae Law is proud to sponsor the 2015 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ presented by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and the Professional Services Council. The Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ honors the leaders and legends of the government contracting community.  It is a premier celebratory event honoring the leadership, innovation and commitment to … Continued

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  40. Monday, October 12th, 2015

    Community Business Partnership Class: Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified

    Member Kathleen Kelley will lead the October 12th “Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified Class” hosted by the George Mason Small Business Development Center and the Northern Virginia Community Business Partnership. This class will help business owners understand the requirements and benefits of the new Woman Owned Small Business set-asides for federal contractors. “So You Want … Continued

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  41. Thursday, October 8th, 2015

    Protorae Law to Sponsor 11th Annual Corporate Counsel Awards Reception

    Protorae Law is proud to sponsor the Association of Corporate Council (ACC) National Capital Region’s 11th Annual Corporate Counsel Awards Reception on Thursday, October 8th. The awards honor the work of the region’s leading in-house practitioners and departments over the past year in the categories of Outstanding Chief Legal Officer, Outstanding In-House Counsel, Outstanding Paraprofessional, Outstanding … Continued

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  42. Monday, August 10th, 2015

    Community Business Partnership Class: Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified

    Member Kathleen Kelley will lead the August 10th “Becoming Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified Class” hosted by the George Mason Small Business Development Center and the Northern Virginia Community Business Partnership. This class will help business owners understand the requirements and benefits of the new Woman Owned Small Business set-asides for federal contractors. “So You … Continued

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  43. Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

    Strafford Webinar: Clearing Title for Defects Due to Easements, Encroachments and Survey/Boundary Disputes

    Protorae Law member John Hawthorne to serve as panelist for the upcoming CLE program, “Clearing Title for Defects Due to Easements, Encroachments and Survey/Boundary Disputes” on Wednesday, July 29th hosted by Strafford. This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a review and discussion on how to identify and resolve title defects arising from … Continued

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  44. Friday, June 19th, 2015

    Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting 2015- Contracts Gone Bad: The Litigator’s Wish List for Transactional Lawyers

    Protorae Law member John Hawthorne to moderate CLE Program, Contracts Gone Bad: The Litigator’s Wish List for Transactional Lawyers, on Thursday, June 19th at the Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting in Virginia Beach. This program will feature Hon. Leslie M. Alden (Ret.), George Mason University School of Law, Arlington; John C. Altmiller, Jr., Pesner Kawamoto PLC, McLean; and … Continued

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  45. Friday, June 5th, 2015

    Tysons Chamber Panel- Successful Women of GovCon: Control, Survival and Growth in a Competitive Environment

    Protorae Law is proud to sponsor the Tysons Chamber panel discussion “Successful Women of GovCon: Control, Survival and Growth in a Competitive Environment” on Friday, June 5th.  In the competitive environment of government contracting female business leaders face unique challenges in surviving and growing their businesses.  The Tysons Chamber’s GovCon Council and Women Leadership Council … Continued

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  46. Monday, June 1st, 2015

    National Business Institute Seminar: Commercial Real Estate From A to Z

    Protorae Law member John Hawthorne to present during the National Business Institute Seminar, “Commercial Real Estate From A to Z” on Monday, June 1, 2015. Successfully Represent Your Clients in Commercial Transactions Are you looking to understand the nuances of commercial transactions more thoroughly? Whether you are entering the field of commercial real estate for the first … Continued

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  47. Thursday, April 16th, 2015

    Protorae Law to Sponsor 2015 SECAF Finalist Reception on April 16th

    Protorae Law is proud to sponsor the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) 7th Annual Government Contractor Awards Finalist Reception on Thursday, April 16th. The SECAF Annual Government Contractor Awards honors small and emerging government contractors and players in the industry that rely on small business. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Government Contractor of … Continued

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  48. Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

    National Veteran Small Business Coalition Boot Camp Training Program: Understanding and Negotiating Teaming Agreements

    The National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) – DC Metro chapter will host their monthly Boot Camp and Dinner meeting on Wednesday, April 8th. Partner Devon Hewitt will lead the Boot Camp Program entitled: “Understanding and Negotiating Teaming Agreements” which will review drafting and negotiating teaming agreements including: Understanding the prime’s or sub’s key obligations under a … Continued

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  49. Monday, March 30th, 2015

    Fairfax Bar Association’s Contract Boilerplate CLE: Transactional vs. Litigator Perspective

    Protorae Law members Kathleen Kelley and Brian Chandler to serve as speakers at the March 30th, Contract Boilerplate CLE: Transactional vs. Litigator Perspective, hosted by the Fairfax County Bar Association’s Business Law Section. Program Overview: Once a litigator is involved in a matter, the language the transactional lawyer drafted provides the landscape of the legal battlefield. “Standard” provisions … Continued

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  50. Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

    SECAF Webinar: Legislative and Regulatory Update for Small Businesses

    Protorae Law’s Devon Hewitt to host the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum’s (SECAF) webinar on March 25th.  This webinar will include a discussion of significant proposed rules and regulatory changes recently issued by the Small Business Administration (SBA), including: A proposed rule to establish a Mentor-Protégé Program for all small businesses, including WOSBs, SDVOSBs, … Continued

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  51. Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

    Protorae Law Co-Hosts 4th Annual Cocktails & Contacts

    Protorae Law, CohnReznick, and JM Jones & Associates hosted the 4th Annual Cocktails & Contacts networking reception on Wednesday, March 25th which celebrates and supports women executives. Thank you to everyone who was able to attend.  We look forward to another successful event in 2016!

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  52. Thursday, March 19th, 2015

    FCEDA Procurement Academy: Woman-Owned Businesses – Leading the Way

    Protorae Law member Devon Hewitt to present at the March 19th Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) Procurement Academy: Woman-Owned Businesses – Leading the Way. The Procurement Academy is a series of comprehensive workshops focused on various aspects of the procurement process, from start to finish. The workshops emphasize practical strategies for success and provide the essential … Continued

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  53. Thursday, March 5th, 2015

    NYC Veteran Business Workshop/Networking/Resource Event

    Protorae Law is proud to sponsor the first NYC Veteran Resource, Business, and Networking event on March 5th.  Register today for this free event and participate in workshops hosted by member Kathleen Kelley. This workshop will explore all of the free online tools, programs and resources that are available to assist Veterans in starting and or … Continued

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  54. Monday, February 23rd, 2015

    Becoming 8(a) Certified Class

    Member Kathleen Kelley will lead the February 23rd Becoming 8(a) Certified Class hosted by the George Mason Small Business Development Center and Community Business Partnership. The SBA’s 8(a) business development program was created to help small disadvantaged businesses compete in the American economy and access the federal procurement market. This training will help prepare interested businesses for … Continued

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  55. Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

    SECAF Member Forum: Department of Labor Compliance Update: What you need to know!

    Member Devon Hewitt to serve on panel among Federal compliance experts to discuss the latest Department of Labor (DOL) regulatory and compliance issues which impact small and emerging contractors including the impact of: New OFCCP regulations New Executive Orders New SCA enforcement and regulations Recent enforcement of misclassification of 1099 vs. W-2 workers

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  56. Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

    WMACCA Government Contractors Forum: Contract Drafting – Best Practices for Drafting Controversial Subcontract Clauses

    Protorae Law member Devon Hewitt to present WMACCA Government Contractors Forum with Beth Staples, Senior Counsel, at Hughes Network Systems. While the clauses included in a federal subcontract also are often used in commercial contracts, the government contracts context of clauses in a federal subcontract can change the significance and effect of commercial contract language. This panel … Continued

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  57. Thursday, July 24th, 2014

    SECAF Webinar: Legislative and Regulatory Developments Affecting Small Businesses

    Protorae Law’s Devon Hewitt, a Member of the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) Board of Directors and Chair of SECAF’s Legislative & Regulatory Committee, along with Shiv Krishnan, founder of SECAF, will discuss recent legislative and regulatory developments affecting small businesses.  The issues that will be discussed include: Efforts to increase the government-wide small business contracting … Continued

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  58. Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

    Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce Real Estate Council’s Fireside Chat

    Protorae Law will host the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce Real Estate Council’s Fireside Chat on Wednesday, June 18th. This Fireside Chat is a roundtable discussion on how small businesses can navigate the leasing environment of the post-Metro Tysons Corner market from a legal perspective.  Protorae Law member, John Hawthorne will led the discussion and focus on points of … Continued

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  59. Monday, May 12th, 2014

    Lunch & Learn: GovCon Business Development Strategies

    Protorae Law is partnering with Intercom Federal Systems, and the Mason Enterprise Center-Leesburg to host a lunch & learn on Monday, May 12th on GovCon Business Development Strategies, as part of Loudoun Small Business Week. Topics discussed included: How to Market to the Government as a Subcontractor The enforceability of Government Procurement Team Agreements & How to protect … Continued

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  60. Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

    Protorae Law Sponsors 2014 SECAF Finalist Reception on April 9th

    Protorae Law is proud to sponsor the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum’s (SECAF) 6th Annual Government Contractor Awards Finalist Reception on Wednesday, April 9th. The SECAF Annual Government Contractor Awards honors small and emerging government contractors and players in the industry that rely on small business. Awards will be presented in the following categories: … Continued

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  61. Friday, February 21st, 2014

    Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce February 2014 GovCon Council Roundtable

    Protorae Law will host the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce February 2014 GovCon Council Roundtable on Friday, February 21st, “To Protest or Not To Protest: That Is The Question”. Member Devon Hewitt will moderate the GovCon Council Roundtable discussion regarding the pros and cons of filing a bid protest, including size and status protests.

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  62. Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

    Lunch & Learn: Joint Ventures and Other Teaming Arrangements

    On Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Devon Hewitt along with Rich Wilkinson from Watkins Meegan will present on the topic of teaming arrangements. Teaming arrangements, including joint ventures, have always been an important tool for government contractors. In the current GovCon environment, they have become critically important for both small businesses and their large business partners. … Continued

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