Paul is a Government Contracts attorney with the law firm of ReavesColey PLLC in Chesapeake, Virginia. Paul’s business and commercial law practice focuses on helping government contractors successfully navigate the various regulatory and statutory issues they face on a daily basis. Particular practice areas include a wide range of compliance services in federal and state small business regulations (8(a), HUBZone, SBIR/STTR, SDVOSB, WOSB/EDWOSB, DBE, and Virginia SWaM) and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); drafting and negotiating Subcontracts, Teaming Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, and SBA Mentor-Protégé Agreements; representing clients in the preparation and submission of REAs and contract claims as well as bid protests and SBA size and status protests; and assisting and advising government contracting clients on corporate formation and governance, intellectual property, and transactional issues including specific government contracting regulatory and due diligence considerations in mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to practicing law, Paul served on active duty as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy and continues to serve in the Navy Reserve, which allows him to bring a wealth of operational military experience to the table and lends a unique perspective when working with government contractors.
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