Maria Panichelli Presents at CIRAS Webinar “Teaming, Joint Venturing, and the SBA’s Mentor Protégé programs”

December 22, 2020

Join Maria Panichelli on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 as she presents at a CIRAS webinar titled, “Teaming, Joint Venturing, and the SBA’s Mentor Protégé programs.” In this panel, Maria will discuss Teaming, Joint Venturing and the SBA’s Mentor-Protégé programs, focusing on how to implement these partnering tools. She will explain the difference between teaming and joint ventures, how to determine whether they fit your business, and how to avoid the serious problems that could come if you violate the strict legal requirements governing how these partnerships can be used.

Maria will also provide strategies for forming a successful team or a joint venture, as well as tips on how to draft enforceable and compliant teaming or joint venture agreements. The webinar will also include a primer on the SBA Mentor-Protégé programs.

Maria is the chair of Obermayer’s Government Contracting department. She focuses her practice exclusively on federal government contracting and procurement, guiding her clients throughout the entire lifecycle of their federal contracts. She provides comprehensive legal counseling that allows her clients to successfully navigate the complicated legal requirements related to federal contracting while fulfilling their own business goals. Maria has represented her clients before numerous federal agencies, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Contract Boards of Appeals as well as the Court of Federal Claims and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and other state and federal courts. Though her practice is not limited to construction alone, Maria has substantial experience with a wide range of construction related issues such as: defective designs; defective specifications; differing site conditions; express, implied and constructive changes; suspensions; delays; and liquidated damages.