Devon E. Hewitt, Member, Protorae Law PLLC to speak at TKG's Event
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About Devon E. Hewitt
Devon Hewitt, a partner at Protorae Law, has over 25 years' experience in the field of Government Contracts and represents, emerging, small, mid-size and large government contractors located across the United States and abroad. Ms. Hewitt is best known as a bid protest attorney, having participated in well over 100 bid protests lodged at various federal agencies, including the Small Business Administration and the Government Accountability Office. She also has participated in bid protests filed at the United States Court of Federal Claims and is one of the few bid protest attorneys that has argued bid protest decisions on appeal at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
In addition to bid protests, Ms. Hewitt represents government contractors in a wide variety of transactional matters such as the drafting and negotiation of subcontracts and teaming, other transaction, cooperative, nondisclosure, non-compete, operating, joint venture and commercial vendor agreements. She also advises government contractors on issues related to the Service Contract Act, intellectual property and data rights, suspension and debarment, contract claims, ethics and compliance, Organizational Conflicts of Interest, FOIA requests and reverse FOIA letters, notices of default and terminations, and government investigations, among others. She has significant experience with the Small Business Administration's small business preferential programs and has twice served as a trial expert on this topic. Ms. Hewitt is a frequent speaker/panelist on government contracts issues through various organizations.
About Protorae Law PLLC
Protorae Law is a Northern Virginia based firm that provides strategic legal services to small, mid-tier, and large businesses throughout all stages of a company's lifecycle. Designed around the needs of businesses, our practice areas include Government Contracts, Corporate & Business Transactions, Intellectual Property and Technology Law, Employment Law, Commercial Lending, Real Estate, Construction Law, Unfair Business Practices, Business Litigation, and Trusts and Estates.
The recent economy has grown significantly complex over the years, thus, adding more complications to the traditional systems and processes, especially with respect to drafting, negotiating and administering contracts. With the risks associated to it, negotiating and administering contracts have always been a challenge faced by almost all organizations for the past years.
Therefore, it is vital for businesses to have a full and deep understanding of the fundamentals, as well as the relevant perils and penalties, to successfully handle contract negotiation and administration.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of this significant topic. Speakers will present key strategies and practical tips to minimize risks associated with negotiating and administering contracts.
Key topics include:
· Assessing risks associated with particular types of contracts
· Allocating risk among the parties
· Identifying and negotiating risk shifting contract clauses
· Perfecting contract claims
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