Blank Rome LLP and Winvale Host Complimentary Web Broadcast on Business Challenges in Today’s Government Market

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On Thursday, May 2, 2013, Blank Rome LLP will co-host a complimentary web broadcast briefing with Winvale on “Business Challenges in Today’s Government Market.” The broadcast will commence at 12 noon EDT and conclude at 1:00 p.m.

The past 8 months have roiled the federal contracts marketplace. Blank Rome Partner Albert B. Krachman and Winvale Managing Partner Brian Dunn will offer business and strategic solutions to enable contractors to maximize their business opportunities and profits. The program will also cover strategies for contractors to better navigate the new budgeting terrain, while responding to enhanced competition and sharply increased enforcement activity. Topics will include:

Budget Changes and New Buying Patterns

  •     Budget Cuts and Sequestration: Hedging Strategies
  •     Avoiding or Maximizing Recovery on Contract Terminations
  •     Major Changes to Small Business Program Rules
  •     The Bid or Size Protest as a Business Continuity Tool

New Audit Trends and High Risk Areas

  •     How the US Trade Agreements Act remains a difficult challenge
  •     The New Normal: Business Ethics and Corporate Training
  •     Government is Shooting First: Suspensions Up
  •     Shortstopping Whistleblower Problems: The Privileged Self-Audi

To register for this complimentary web broadcast, please visit:

Mr. Krachman is a Partner in Blank Rome’s Public Contracts practice group. He has 30 years of experience successfully representing companies that conduct business with, or desire to do business with governments, on all aspects of procurement contracts and grants. He advises clients on diverse matters including obtaining government contracts, regulatory compliance, bid protests, investigations, claims, schedule contracting, small business regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and whistleblower matters. His clients span the defense and civilian agencies, and industries including healthcare, information technology, energy, homeland security, service, supply, and construction contracting.

Mr. Dunn is a Founding Partner of Winvale and oversees all professional services and client engagements, among them GSA Schedule offers, government audits, corporate training, capture management, and sales strategy. Under Mr. Dunn’s direction, Winvale has helped thousands of companies of all sizes and industries maximize business opportunities in the government market.

About Blank Rome

Blank Rome LLP is one of America’s largest law firms. With more than 500 attorneys serving clients across the globe, Blank Rome is an international law firm representing businesses and organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-up entities. Blank Rome helps its clients in all aspects of their businesses. The Firm’s practices cover areas including business tax; commercial and corporate litigation; consumer finance; employment, benefits and labor; environmental litigation; financial services; business restructuring and bankruptcy; government relations; intellectual property; maritime, international trade and public contracts; matrimonial; mergers & acquisitions and private equity; product liability, mass torts, insurance; public companies and capital formation; public finance; real estate; trusts and estates; and white collar defense and investigations. Blank Rome also represents pro bono clients in a wide variety of cases and matters. More information about the firm is available at

About Winvale

Winvale is a government sales consultancy and leading advisor on business strategy and procurement. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Winvale provides expertise to companies seeking to successfully grow and sustain business with federal, state, and local governments. Winvale is the only GSA Schedule consultant and government sales advisor that is also a thriving government contractor with its own well-established government contract vehicles, GSA Schedules, and sales teams. Winvale’s client portfolio includes many small emerging firms as well as Fortune 500 and international companies. For more information, visit


Stephanie Giannori / 202.944.3565 / Giannori(at)BlankRome(dot)com

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