Michelle S. DiCintio

SHAREHOLDER
Phone: (703)-218-2197
Fax: (703)-218-2160
Practice Areas

Michelle S. DiCintio

SHAREHOLDER
Phone: (703)-218-2197
Fax: (703)-218-2160
Practice Areas

Michelle DiCintio is the co-chair of the firm’s government contracts practice and a member of the firm’s corporate practice. In addition to working at law firms, Michelle spent several years in corporations. This corporate experience gives her a unique understanding of, and insight into, the issues, challenges, and general day-to-day business operations of companies, allowing her to provide her clients with not only legal guidance, but also practical business-oriented solutions to the clients’ corporate and transactional issues.

Michelle has more than 20 years of experience counseling both established and early-stage companies in all types of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, finance, commercial, and government contracting matters, as well as corporate governance, compliance and policy development and general employment issues.

Prior to joining OF&P, Michelle served as SVP and General Counsel for Serco, a government contractor serving the federal IT services market, and VP and Associate General Counsel at General Dynamics, one of the largest defense contractors in the world.

In addition to being committed to the needs of her clients, Michelle is committed to her community where she serves on the board of a local not-for-profit as well as volunteering her time for several other organizations.

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Education
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1993
  • B.A., University of Redlands, 1990
Admitted To Practice
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
Areas of Concentration
  • Corporate
  • Business Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Finance
  • Government Contracts
  • Corporate Governance
  • Employment Issues
Professional Activities
  • American Bar Association, Business Section
  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
  • Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce
  • Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF)
Honors & Awards
  • 2015-2016 “Legal Elite”, Virginia Business magazine — Corporate Counsel
Publications
  • New Cybersecurity Standards For Federal Contractors (December 1, 2017)
  • Sole Source Authority for Women-Owned Small Businesses (November 17, 2015)
  • Importance of Making Sure Your Corporate Status is Up to Date (September 25, 2015)
  • Top 5 Tips for Successfully Selling Your Government Contracting Business (May 14, 2015)
  • Big Changes Coming to the SBA’s Women-Owned Small Business Program (May 14, 2015)
  • Tips for Success in the Current M&A Environment (March 26, 2014)
  • New Labor Regulations Regarding Veterans and Disability Effective March 2014 (March 23, 2014)
Speaking Engagements
  • Let’s Talk Tax: Start Thinking about the Exit, Seminar, November 2, 2017
  • Special Issues to Consider When Buying or Selling a Government Contractor, Seminar, April 4, 2016
  • Breaking the Small Business Barrier – Strategies that Work, Seminar, March 2015
  • The Shareholder Shakeup: From Business Pre-Nup to Breakup, Webinar, July 2014

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