Join Our Team
Fluet is actively recruiting highly qualified individuals to join our firm as associates and legal professionals. Harnessing an entrepreneurial spirit, we seek attorneys and staff who have a passion for building a practice and are dedicated to clients and community. Throughout the extraordinary events of 2020, our firm has experienced steady growth and represented a record number of clients in a diverse range of matters in each of our core practice groups.
Think we’re a fit for you? Take a look at our open positions.
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Government Contracts Partner
The Government Contracts Partner will represent and counsel clients on all aspects of government contracts, including bid protests, contract claims and disputes, investigations, disclosures, contract drafting and negotiation, and regulatory compliance. The Partner will be part of a dynamic team with opportunity to work with our current clients and to expand the practice.
The right candidate will have a portable book of business ($750,000 – $1mil; negotiable), 10 + years of GovCon practice experience, and extensive experience with bid protests, contract disputes (contracting officer/board/COFC), and transactional work (e.g., contracts, proposals, novations). Additionally, experience with internal investigations, procurement fraud, audits, and advisory/compliance (FAR/DFARS) is equally important.
A Partner with an entrepreneurial mindset, mentorship abilities, and similar qualities that will inspire others on the team are a plus. To fit with Fluet’s collegial work environment, we are looking for a team oriented, amiable, growth-minded, and confident leader.
- Admission to Virginia or D.C. Bar
- Admission to U.S. Court of Federal Claims
- IP protection and cost accounting knowledge
- National security and defense experience
The Litigation Partner will represent and counsel clients on all aspects of dispute resolution and litigation, including complex civil litigation, contract claims and disputes, investigations, and regulatory compliance issues. The Partner will be part of a dynamic team with the opportunity to work with our current clients and to expand the practice.
The right candidate will have a portable book of business, 15 years of Litigation practice experience, and extensive experience with complex litigation on both state and federal courts. Additionally, experience with internal investigations, administrative actions, and regulatory compliance would be preferred. A Partner with an entrepreneurial mindset, mentorship abilities, and similar qualities that will inspire others on the team are a plus. To fit with Fluet’s collegial work environment, we are looking for a team oriented, amiable, growth-minded, and confident leader.
- Admission to Virginia or D.C. Bar
- National Security and Defense experience
Fluet is seeking a junior to mid-level associate to join its established Corporate + Transactional Practice Group. The practice focuses on representing innovative companies and their founders in everything from business formation to M&A, including venture capital, debt financing, joint venture agreements, IP licensing, corporate restructuring, and commercial contracts. Fluet clients range in size and industry, but our practice has significant experience in handling small- to mid-market government contractors and businesses with “dual-use” technology.
Ideal candidates should have at least 2-5 years of transactional experience – Mergers & Acquisitions and/or Venture Capital experience is preferred. Candidates with experience and familiarity with issues facing federal government contractors and international commercial transactions will be at an advantage.
Candidates should have stellar academic credentials and references, as well as strong written and oral communication skills. The position provides the opportunity for significant client interaction and the ability to take on significant responsibility in managing deals and other client matters. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated history of taking initiative in providing actionable advice and developing practical solutions to client problems.
This is an excellent opportunity to work closely with a rapidly growing team of experienced practitioners on sophisticated matters of national importance that are more typically handled by Am Law 100 firms.
The position is eligible for hybrid work. Expectation would be for at least 2-3 days in the Tysons, VA office.
- 2-5 years of corporate/transactional experience
- Experience with Mergers & Acquisitions and/or Venture Capital deals
- Experience with drafting and negotiating key business contracts and agreements
- Admission (or qualification for waiver) to Virginia Bar
- Experience with regulations applicable to government contractors
- Knowledge of information technology and/or aerospace industry
- Experience with start-ups and emerging companies
- Familiarity with intellectual property-centered companies, IP protection and licensing
We are always looking for qualified individuals to join our firm! Please complete our general employment application and a copy of your resume will be shared with the Fluet Human Resources Department for consideration for future relevant open positions.