This event took place on January 23, 2020.

Description: Womble Bond Dickinson and the Association of Corporate Counsel National Capital Region provided this timely 2-hour CLE offered both live from Womble Bond Dickinson's Northern Virginia office and via webcast.

For government contractors, 2019 continued to see numerous and significant legal developments. Our panel discussion reviewed the statutory, regulatory, policy, and case law developments which impact the risks for those doing business with the federal government. 

Our topics included: 

  • The continued development of cybersecurity requirements for government contracts;
  • How contractors are dealing with cybersecurity and other issues, such as the Huawei ban, in their supply chain;
  • A review of significant bid protest issues; and
  • Contracting trends that will impact 2020, such as regulations and directives impacting small businesses and contract consolidation. 

The panel also discussed 2019’s M&A activity in the ADG Sector (Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services), and what issues may impact M&A in 2020.


Gary Campbell, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson
Gary has spent his entire career representing government contractors, both in private practice and as in-house counsel to a Fortune 100 aerospace and defense company.

Hollie Kapos, Corporate Counsel, immixGroup
Hollie focuses on public sector IT procurement and compliance. She negotiates commercial and government contracts, supports bids and proposal, and advises on legal and regulatory issues.

Jim Kearney, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson
Jim brings years of experience to the task of helping clients who transact business with government entities and across borders make sense of the extensive government regulation of their businesses.

Matt Koehl, Former Firm Attorney, Womble Bond Dickinson
Matt is a veteran government contracts lawyer.  His experience spans the entire lifecycle of government contracting, including pre-contract market research and business development efforts, proposal responses, and contract negotiation with government customers and prime contractors.

Zohra Tejani, Co-Founder/Member, Tong Tejani PLLC
Zohra Tejani is a govtech attorney and co-founder of the law firm Tong Tejani PLLC. Prior to recently starting the firm, she led VMware’s public sector legal team before that she spent 14 years at Microsoft supporting its various public sector businesses.


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