Joseph J. Petrillo

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Editor, Georgetown Law Journal, 1972-1973. Law Clerk to Judge Oscar H. Davis, U.S. Court of Claims, 1973-1974. Author: "Government Information Systems Procurement," Federal Publications, 1981-1996. Co-Author: "Managing IT Contracts," Federal Publications, 2002-2003; "Facing A Fraud Investigation," Federal Publications, 1986; "Government Health Care Contracting," Federal Publications, 1993-1994; "From Torncello to Krygoski: 25 Years of the Government's Termination for Convenience Power," 7 Fed. Cir. Bar J. 337 (1997); "Where To File The Protest? Implications of The Expanded Bid Protest Jurisdiction of The Court of Federal Claims," 38 Gov. Contractor 3 (1996). Co-Author, "Expanded Protests for Task and Delivery Order Awards," 89 Federal Contracts Report, No. 14 (April 8, 2008). Columnist: "Federal Contract Law," Government Computer News, 1984-2007; Federal Computer Week, 2007—.

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Government Contracts
  • Bid Protests
  • Federal Contracts
  • Information Technology Contracts
  • Defense Contract Fraud
  • Defense Contracts
  • Foreign Military Sales
  • Government Contract Arbitration
  • Government Construction Contracts
  • Government Contract Cost Accounting
  • Government Contract Fraud
  • Government Procurement
  • International Government Contracts
  • Public Contract Law
  • Public Works Contracts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-887-4848  Phone
University Attended:
Georgetown University, B.S.F.S., 1970
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University, J.D., 1973; New York University Law School
Year of First Admission:
1973, District of Columbia; 2003, Maryland
The District of Columbia Bar; Federal (Chairman: Government Contracts Committee, 1987-1990; Government Contracts Section, 1990-1992; Chair, Working Group on District Court Bid. Protest Jurisdiction, 1999-2000) and American (Member, Sections on Public Contract Law and Administrative Law; Associate Editor, Public Contracts Law Journal, 1978-1979; Chairman, Subcommittee on Rules and Court Administration, Claims Court Committee, 1984-1985; Vice-Chairman, Information Systems Committee, 1987-1993; Vice-Chairman, Health Care Contracting Committee, 2001-2004, Vice-Chairman, Finance Committee 2006-2010) Bar Associations.
Reported Cases:
Serco, Inc. et al. v. United States, 81 Fed. Cl. 463 (2008); Key Federal Finance, CBCA No. 412, Apr. 19, 2007, 2007 WL 1197780; Community Consulting Internat'l, ASBCA No. 53489, 02-2 BCA para. 31,940; University Research Co., B294358, 2004 CPD para. 217 (Oct, 28, 2004); Sentara Health System, ASBCA No. 51540, 2001-1 BCA para. 31,198; OSI Collection Services, Inc., B-286597, 2001 CPD para. 18 (Jan. 17, 2001).

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