Who We Are

We are executives, attorneys, and industrial security specialists committed to ensuring enterprise compliance and enabling enterprise performance.

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What We Do

We help domestic and foreign entities own, manage, and control companies within the US defense, aerospace, and intelligence sectors.

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What We Believe

We are fueled by a simple belief: compliance enables performance.

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TESTIMONIALS AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. TESTIMONIALS AND CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE ATTORNEY.

Resources  

  • 23Sep

    Co-utilization of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities

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    Despite laudable efforts to promote the co-utilization of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) across the Intelligence Community (IC), significant challenges persist. Understanding the process from your customer’s perspective is the first step towards achieving Co-use...
  • 28Aug

    New DoD Rule Redefines Cyber Security Compliance

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    Though long anticipated, the effect of recent amendments to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) are nonetheless dramatic in application. They change the definition of a compliant cyber security system, and they impose sweeping...
  • 4Aug

    Protests Involving Classified Contracts

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    After investing bid and proposal dollars and intellectual capital in submitting a bid, most businesses can ill-afford to allow procurement error to prevent their win. But frequently companies working in the classified space are unsure...
    21Jul

    WOSB Self-Certification: Risky Business.

    by Jim Lay  Comments (0)
    Congress and the SBA have a difference of opinion over the status of self-certifying Woman Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs). Congress thought it eliminated self-certification, while the SBA maintains the program is being phased-out. Siding with...
  • 17Jul

    NISPOM Reports Concerning Cleared Employees

    by Jim Lay  Comments (0)
    Most companies active in the classified space understand their reporting requirements under the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM). But few realize that, if submitted improperly, adverse information reports can give rise to individual...
    10Jul

    Risk Free Workplace Investigations

    by Jim Lay  Comments (0)
    Workplace investigations are a critical risk management tool, but they don’t come without risks of their own. Most employers understand the critical importance of conducting internal investigations when confronted with evidence of possible employee misconduct....
  • 3Jun

    Three Steps to Encourage Proactive Compliance

    by Jim Lay  Comments (0)
    Get your .COM to act like a .MIL to encourage proactive regulatory compliance. Companies can take three steps to encourage more proactive (vs. reactive) regulatory compliance within their enterprise: if you Measure, Institutionalize, and Lead...
    23Apr

    Time to Go Outside

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    There are a number of good reasons to have inside corporate counsel conduct your internal investigation. Examples include greater employee buy-in, case familiarity, and cost control. Ignore them all. Even the most careful corporate counsel...