President Biden’s New Directions for Government Contracting

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This webinar will focus on the likely, the probable, and the certain changes to occur with the new administration.

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Whenever a new administration comes in, especially if it is of a different political party, new contracting directions and emphasis will occur. Which of the Trump administration contracting policies will remain, be strengthened, or eliminated by the Biden Administration, and what will replace them?

This webinar will focus on the likely, the probable, and the certain changes to occur.

Webinar Topics Include:

  • Labor and Employment,
  • Small Business,
  • Buy American,
  • Cyber security,
  • Infrastructure, and
  • The “Beyond Apollo” Research and Development Plan.


Jim Nagle

Chair Emeritus of Oles Morrison’s Government Contracts practice group, and internationally renowned for his expertise in government contracting. He has extensive experience working with the government and government contractors on supply, services, international, major systems, aerospace and construction contracts. In addition to lecturing in at least 23 states, the District of Columbia, and four foreign countries, Jim is the author of seven books and more than 100 articles on government contracting. He has litigated before numerous matters in federal courts, boards of contract appeals, and at GAO. Prior to joining the Oles Morrison, Jim served as Chief of the Logistics and Contract Law Branch of the Army, and as a trial team chief in the Army’s Contract Appeals Division. In addition to his legal practice, Jim has been used as an expert witness on government contracts issues by the U.S. Department of Justice, and government contractors, in criminal and civil cases.

Howard Roth

Chair of Oles Morrison’s Government Contracts practice group and has over 30 years of experience handling federal procurement and contract law matters. He is a knowledgeable advisor in all stages of federal contract law and litigation, including terminations, procurement disputes, protests, procurement integrity, rights in technical data, internal investigations, and contract cost issues. Howard advises and assists clients with a comprehensive approach to managing cybersecurity and establishing compliant and effective information technology safeguards. He is experienced in high-visibility cases, including complex litigation and more than 100 adversarial proceedings.  Howard also has vast experience in the maritime industry, handling matters on ship construction and repair projects for the U.S. Maritime Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, NOAA, and U.S. Army. Howard is a Lieutenant Colonel, Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps USA (Retired). His JAG experience includes Trial Team Chief at the Army Contract Appeals Division litigating GAO bid protests and contract appeals, Commissioner at the ASBCA, and Deputy General Counsel at the Army’s Support Command in California. He is the recipient of the Army Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster for expertise and achievement in Government Accountability Office (GAO) protests and contract appeals.

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Norcal PTAC

Northern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center provides no-cost government contracting counseling, bid matching, and training for businesses located in our 15-county service area in Northern California.

Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP

Established in 1893, Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP is one of the West Coast’s most experienced and trusted law firms with more than 30 attorneys practicing in offices located in Alaska, California and Washington. The company has been providing legal counsel to public and private companies throughout the nation and internationally in all phases of construction and government contracting since the 1930s. Their attorneys play integral roles on a wide range of leading infrastructure projects, transportation systems and real estate developments. In addition to their primary practice areas of construction and government contracts, their clients look to them for their seasoned legal counsel on commercial litigation, business and real estate.

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