Petrillo & Powell, P.L.L.C.

Petrillo & Powell, P.L.L.C.

Petrillo & Powell, P.L.L.C. concentrates its practice in the area of Federal Government contracting.

Firm Overview

The firm advises and represents clients on all legal aspects of government contracts, including regulatory compliance, solicitation and contract interpretation, bid protests, claims, disputes, appeals, alternative dispute resolution, information disclosure, labor standards, small business programs, data rights, and cost accounting. The firm serves clients from a variety of different industries, with considerable involvement in information processing and healthcare.

Main Office

Main Office
5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20015




The Law Office of Petrillo & Powell, P.L.L.C. will represent your Business legal matters.

Practice Areas
-International Trade and Information Law
-Litigation and Legislative Practice including Government Contracts

Joseph Petrillo

Petrillo & Powell, P.L.L.C.

-1973, District of Columbia; 2003, Maryland

Law School:
-Georgetown University, J.D.

-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.

-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).

-"Federal Contract Law," Government Computer News, 1984-2007; Federal Computer Week, 2007—.

-Brooklyn, New York, 1948

-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).

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


Georgetown University
Juris Doctorate ,