About the Government Procurement Lawyer

The Government Procurement Lawyer primarily serves midsize federal government contractors with quality services at affordable rates. The founder is Jerry Gabig, who has “done it all” when it comes to federal government contracts. After graduating from West Point in engineering, he obtained his law degree from the University of California under a Goldwater Scholarship. After three tours as an Air Force JAG officer specializing in procurement law, he obtained the equivalent of an executive MBA from Harvard University. As an Air Force JAG officer, he participated in numerous source selections ranging from SETA contracts, billion-dollar information technology contracts, and multiple weapon system contracts.

He was the legal advisor on numerous protests and disputes. He is a veteran of the first Gulf War. Jerry left the Air Force to join a prominent Washington D.C. law firm where he represented large government contractors, including Lockheed Martin and Raytheon. After making partner, he elected to become the General Counsel for a technology company that produced the world’s first ultra-wideband chipset. He then became the CEO of the Q-Track Corporation, which pioneered Near Field Electromagnetic Ranging (NFER®). At Q-Track, he assisted in raising over $25M in SBIR contracts.

Jerry’s Love of Technology

Having served on the Army Science Board as well as having four USPTO-issued patents, Jerry’s love of technology has made IP one of his fortes. He has published extensively on the allocation of the right to intellectual property generated in the performance of government contracts and has served as an expert witness on the topic.

Concerning the formation of government contracts, Jerry has been involved in over a hundred protests. As to contract administration, much of his time is devoted to the resolution of disputes. Another of his fortes is helping companies resist DCAA assertions of unallowable costs or defective pricing. When there are allegations of misconduct, Jerry has been retained to perform the FAR Subpart 3.10 investigation.

Helping Veterans is His Passion

Jerry is an NCMA fellow, has chaired committees of the ABA’s Federal Contract Law Section, and serves as the Chair of the Alabama Bar’s Committee on Government Contracts. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers. He is a Vice President of the Huntsville Association of Small Businesses in Advanced Technology (HASBAT).

Helping veterans is his passion. He is a co-founder of Still Serving Veterans and Working Wounded Warriors. He works tirelessly helping Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs). His scholarship is evinced in his numerous publications and teachings.

Another passion is acquisition reform. He was an assistant on the statutorily mandated Section 800 Committee; he has served on the NASA Headquarters Procurement Process Action Advisory Group; and has extensively lectured on the topic.