Corporate Law

At Centre Law & Consulting, we provide a wide range of legal services that include corporate and transactional law, employment and third party agreements, intellectual property and software licensing, leasing and financial arrangements, and teaming and partnering transactions. At Centre, we take a proactive approach to working with clients to identify risk areas and address them in advance of litigation.

Corporate & Transactional Law

As the market changes, businesses require legal expertise from attorneys who understand how to respond with business solutions. Centre Law & Consulting’s attorneys provide sound and practical legal advice in an easy to understand format for its clients.

Centre Law & Consulting’s services include:

  • Establishment of joint ventures to bid on government contracts.
  • Advise on affiliation rules in connection with the spin-off of 8(a) eligible entity.
  • Change in ownership of limited liability company and novation of government contracts with the U.S. General Services Administration.
  • Creation of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New York and Washington, DC corporate entities.
  • Creation and maintenance of corporate records.
  • General corporate governance advice.
  • Advice and counsel to corporate boards of directors and senior management.
  • Assist with corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and venture capital.
  • Assist with finance transactions, including lines of credit, term loans and mezzanine debt.

Employment & Third Party Agreements

Companies are open to unprecedented liability in connection with employee lawsuits in the current business environment. We take a proactive approach to working with clients to identify risk areas and address them in advance of litigation.

Centre Law & Consulting’s services include:

  • Develop non-compete agreements for staffing companies operating in the federal sector.
  • Advise on corporate compliance policies addressing employee complaints and anonymous hotline information.
  • Review and revise non-disclosure agreements.

Intellectual Property & Software Licensing Transactions

A company’s intellectual property is often its crown jewel and contracting mistakes can render this valuable asset meaningless. Centre Law & Consulting’s clients trust us to protect their intellectual property.

Centre Law & Consulting’s services include:

  • Revise software license agreement used in Europe for use in the United States.
  • Negotiate protections for copyrights and patents in federal government sales transactions.

Leasing & Financial Agreements

Centre Law & Consulting assists clients with their course of business financing arrangements, and has developed an expertise in leasing arrangements with the federal government.

Centre Law & Consulting’s services include:

  • Review and negotiate master purchase agreements with leasing companies.
  • Negotiate progress payments and advanced payments where the federal government is the buyer.
  • Negotiate loan documents for receivables financing.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions for lease of software license and hardware for federal government purchaser.

Teaming & Partnering Transactions

Teaming and partnering relationships are the key to fully leveraging government contracts such as your GSA schedule. Centre Law & Consulting has developed expertise in drafting, reviewing and negotiating teaming agreements, participating dealer agreements, reseller agreements and subcontractor agreements.

Centre Law & Consulting’s services include:

  • Work with business executives to define goals in teaming agreements for commercial and federal sector sales.
  • Draft, review and negotiate participating dealer agreements.
  • Negotiate federal government reseller agreements.
  • Draft, review and negotiate subcontract agreements.

Our Legal Team

Barbara Kinosky - Managing Partner

As the Managing Partner with more than twenty-five years of experience in all aspects of federal government contracting. Barbara is a nationally known expert on GSA and VA Schedules and the Service Contract Act, and she has served as an expert witness for federal government contracting cases. She has a proven track record of solving complex issues for clients by providing strategic and business savvy advice.