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Husch Blackwell's Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation Team Gains Government Contracts Partner in Washington, D.C.



February 07, 2014

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Partner John G. Stafford Jr. has joined Husch Blackwell’s Washington, D.C., office as the newest member of the firm’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team. With his deep knowledge of federal contracting and regulatory compliance law, Stafford will assist industry clients with Government Contracts and Transportation matters and related business issues.

Prior to joining Husch Blackwell, Stafford spent the last decade as a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of the international AmLaw 100 firm Greenberg Traurig. Stafford assisted ground, air and ocean transportation companies with a multitude of U.S. Department of Transportation compliance matters, contracting, and logistical matters. He also represented many carriers and shippers in proceedings before federal transportation agencies and in dealings with other industry companies. In addition, Stafford counseled and represented a variety of clients in disputes involving federal and state procurements, government audit agencies, and government investigators.

Stafford began his legal career in 1978 representing the Department of the Army in contract disputes and litigation before he entered private practice in 1984.

Stafford received his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law (1978) and his LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center (1982). He earned his B.S. from Washington and Lee University (1971).

Clients rely on Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing & Technology team of more than 100 multidisciplinary attorneys to handle industry-specific challenges head-on. From sourcing and transporting raw materials to distributing manufactured products globally, the firm is immersed in all aspects of the manufacturing sector. The firm’s Government Contracts group assists clients with every aspect and phase of federal procurement. Representing domestic and international clients in all areas of federal supply, service and construction contracts, they counsel clients on matters of corporate organization and ethical compliance with the complex rules and laws governing federal procurements.