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How to Avoid Common Subcontracting Pitfalls - Denver

Date: April 16, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cost: FREE
Location: Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
1445 Market St., Denver CO 80202

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Do you understand what you're signing up for when you enter into a subcontract with a general contractor? Do you worry that by pushing back on certain subcontract terms, you'll lose work to a competitor? This workshop will help you navigate common construction subcontract terms, avoid common pitfalls, and offer tips that will put you in a better position to negotiate the best deal for your small business. 

Understanding your contract and becoming an effective negotiator is one of the keys to success and profitability. Come get the advice you need to be more contract-savvy from an attorney with PilieroMazza PLLC, one of the country's most prominent law firms for government contractors.


Peter Ford heads PilieroMazza's Boulder, Colorado office. Since joining the firm in 2011, Mr. Ford has become one of the firm’s most experienced attorneys for SDVOSB-related matters for both the VA and SBA. In this regard, he regularly assists clients with submitting applications to the VA’s VetBiz VIP program, filing reconsideration requests of VA VetBiz VIP program denials, and filing and defending SDVOSB status protests.

Mr. Ford advises clients on small business procurement matters, particularly issues related to eligibility for, and continued participation in, small business federal procurement programs, such as the SBA’s 8(a) BD, SDVOSB, WOSB and HUBZone programs and the VA’s VetBiz VIP program. He represents clients in actions before OHA, GAO and ODRA. He also counsels clients on maintaining compliance with the FAR and the small business regulations, which includes auditing clients for potential size and affiliation issues.

Additionally, Mr. Ford provides general corporate and business assistance, with a focus on company start-up and corporate restructuring matters and purchase and sale transactions.