Jeffrey Weinstein is the founder of The Weinstein Law Group, a Washington, D.C. law firm that helps companies around the world sell their products and services to the United States and state governments.
Mr. Weinstein has been in private practice since 1988, and was the head of the government contracts group at Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC before starting his own firm in 2001. Mr. Weinstein’s clients have included Fortune 500 companies, privately-held corporations, small to mid-sized companies, start-up enterprises, women, veteran and minority-owned businesses, non-profit organizations, and municipalities.
The District of Columbia Bar
Virginia State Bar
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
The majority of Mr. Weinstein’s practice consists of providing legal advice in all areas of government contract formation, administration, litigation, alternative dispute resolution, close-out, and audits. Whether advising a client on proposal preparation, change order negotiation, formation of a teaming arrangement or a joint venture, obtaining a U.S. General Services Administration schedule contract, subcontracting issues, or claim evaluation, Mr. Weinstein puts a premium on dispute avoidance and careful, prudent business practices.
In coordination with in-house counsel and executive personnel at the corporate level, Mr. Weinstein represents clients in administrative negotiations with federal contracting officials and agency counsel. In his many years of practice, he has represented clients on procurements from almost every federal agency, including Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs, the Defense Department, the Department of Transportation, NASA, the FAA, Treasury, NIH, the Department of Commerce, the Postal Service, the SEC, the Department of Energy, the Bureau of Prisons, the PBGC, and the U.S. Marshals Service. Mr. Weinstein has defended clients in False Claims Act “whistle-blower” cases brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, as well as ethics investigations conducted by various agency Inspectors General and audits conducted by the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and other audit bodies. He also has advocated for clients in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
Mr. Weinstein has tried and argued cases in courts in the District of Columbia and Virginia, and has represented clients before the U.S. Government Accountability Office in both protestor and intervener status. He has appeared before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, and federal agency administrative boards of contract appeal. He has also filed appeals for small businesses before the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Hearings and Appeals.
Mr. Weinstein has been a featured speaker, panelist and moderator on federal procurement issues before such organizations as the National Contract Management Association, the American Bar Association, L2 Federal Resources, Thompson Federal Contracting, and state bar associations. His articles and other written material have appeared in national business magazines; the newsletter of a national web-based provider of healthcare regulation, compliance information and education; as well as in textbooks used to teach federal procurement in law schools throughout the United States. Mr. Weinstein obtained his J.D. degree from the George Washington University Law School in 1988. He is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and Virginia.