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  • DC lawyer shares insight into area’s future

    When starting a business, a lawyer is almost always required to help a business grow and while it may go against common sense, lawyers work to save startups money in legal fees.

  • Are tight budgets straining trust between agencies, industry?

    Are federal budget and staffing shortfalls — particularly among the federal government’s acquisition workforce — fueling a climate of mistrust between the government and its contractors? Experts told Federal News Radio as part of the special series, Trust Redefined: Reconnecting Government and Its Employees explore the importance of communication in building trust.

  • Tom Mason, Partner, Cooley LLP

    Two recent executive orders to introduce new wage equality standards for federal contractors really just mean business as usual. That’s according to Tom Mason, a partner for Cooley LLP that provides legal representation for federal contracting companies. He’s also a contributor to the Federal Contractor Compliance Watch blog. As part of Federal News Radio’s special report Trust Redefined: Reconnecting Government and its Employees, he contractors typically don’t have many compliance issues with social reforms because their relationships with agencies already include a high level of trust. That’s what he tells In Depth with Francis Rose.