Paul’s practice focuses on helping government contractors successfully navigate the various regulatory and statutory issues they face on a daily basis. Paul represents clients in Bid Protests as well as Size/Status Protests; drafting and negotiating Subcontracts, Teaming Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, and Small Business Administration (SBA) Mentor-Protégé Agreements. Paul also provides counseling and compliance services for SBA set-aside programs (including 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran Owned (SDVOSB), Woman-Owned and Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned (WOSB/EDWOSB), HUBZone, and the general Small Business Program, as well as Virginia’s Small Woman and Minority Owned (SWaM) Program and the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program.
Paul advises clients on various regulatory issues regarding government contractor compliance and assists with corporate organizational/formation issues as well as corporate transactions. Paul’s experience with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), the SBA’s small business regulations, and other compliance issues, such as the ever-changing field of Cybersecurity, helps ensure the continued growth and success of his clients.
Additionally, Paul served on active duty as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy and continues to serve in the Navy Reserve. This allows Paul to bring a wealth of operational military experience to the table and lends a unique perspective when working with government contractors.