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One-of-a-Kind Opportunity For M&A GovCon Senior Associate/Counsel (DC/Remote) (Unpublished)


Garrison & Sisson has been exclusively engaged to assist this elite AmLaw 50 Firm with a rare opportunity for a senior associate or counsel to be the “go to” senior lawyer for the transactional side of its Government Contracts practice.  Enjoy significant autonomy (with associate support) in this highly visible role firm interfacing with key clients and across many practice groups. If you enjoy the transactional side of government contracts, this is an opportunity to take your specialized skills, to an elite firm, and immediately assume a key role in this successful practice – with significant room to advance without the pressure of building your own book.


Desired Background:  Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience – either in a top law firm, in-house, and/or government agency (e.g., Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency).  Must have significant experience with (i) government contracts transactions/M&A (e.g., due diligence, valuation, negotiating terms, small business size status, transfer of intellectual property rights, security clearance requirements, etc.) AND (ii) regulatory compliance with the FAR/DFARS. Ideal candidates will also be familiar with the DCSA and with classified government contracts. Knowledge of (or a willingness to assist with) international trade matters a plus (e.g, EAR/ITAR).


Why Consider This Position:  Have the ability to specialize in government contracts M&A, with significant promotion potential, in an elite firm.  Add further valuable skills to your repertoire by working on matters at the intersection of government contracts/international trade. Practice group also supports flexible remote working arrangements even several days per week.


Compensation/Hours:  Firm pays top of market (base, bonus, special bonus). Firm will make you whole on any 2021 bonus money due. Reasonable billable hours at 1950.


Please contact Erin Sears at or 202.570.8498 for a confidential discussion or to refer someone who may be a good fit.


Job ID: 15051



    • Location: Washington
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