Washington, D.C. office of our client seeks government contracts associate attorney 2-3 years of experience. The candidate will work closely with partners in providing advice to companies involving all aspects of government contracts, including bid protests, regulatory compliance, investigations, claims, disputes and mergers and acquisitions due diligence. Should preferably have relevant law firm or federal government experience and have working knowledge of the FAR and DFARS, and experience with protests, investigations, claims and disputes. Experience with export control issues (ITAR/EAR) is a plus.This rapidly growing firm has some serious chops with regards to the energy and natural resources, financial, insurance, manufacturing, real estate, retail, transportation, life sciences, communications, and health care sectors. Given the firm?s growth status, this firm promises multiple opportunities for associates to catch a wave and get in on the ground floor of something big.Additional Skills: The candidate must have excellent law school and undergraduate academic credentials, as well as strong writing and analytical skills.