Joe Corrigan chairs the firm’s Government Contracts practice group. Joe offers clients a multidimensional understanding of the procedural, regulatory and policy issues associated with the U.S. defense market; the federal procurement of goods and services; major construction initiatives; and public/private partnerships. He advises clients interested in federal energy programs, including power purchase agreements for electricity; federal hydropower projects; energy savings performance contracts; and federal funding for energy research and development programs. Joe also assists clients with permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and advises municipalities and companies on the USACE Civil Works Program.
Joe has extensive experience in working with clients interested in selling equipment and services to the Department of Defense and other federal agencies. He has a track record of success shaping procurements for individual soldier and Marine equipment, including small arms, ammunition, radios, body armor, parachutes and other items worn or carried by dismounted forces.
He also routinely works with government contractors performing maintenance, repair and overhaul on equipment for the military and the Coast Guard. He understands the depot policy as well as the various contractual methods that are used to acquire maintenance services. Additionally, he has a track record of success achieving client’s objectives during proposed in-sourcing of work to government depots.
The federal government has numerous research and development funding opportunities. Joe has a track record of identifying funding sources for clients. Just as importantly, he assists in identifying potential government uses for technology. Most importantly, he has a track record of navigating through the development process and moving the project into production. Joe routinely works with contractors on Small Business Innovation Research projects and has a track record of having these project reach commercialization (phase III).
Joe routinely interacts with numerous parts of the federal government, including the Department of Defense, Congressional Defense and Appropriations Committees and the Army Corps of Engineers. A career Army officer, Joe served in multiple assignments with the Army Corps of Engineers, including tours with the Gulf Region Division in Iraq. Joe served as the Army’s primary contact on Capitol Hill for Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), military construction, land conveyances and Army leasing programs.
Joe is valued for his ability to remain focused on the desired objective of his client, no matter how complex or challenging. Because of his experience in the Army and on Capitol Hill, Joe is an avid team player and productive collaborator who is able to generate buy-in from multiple stakeholders.
Joe is not licensed to practice law.