DOD Should Weigh Reforms For Small Contractors: Panel

Law360, New York (February 6, 2012, 7:13 PM EST) -- A pair of government contracting experts told the U.S. House of Representatives' Armed Services Committee on Monday that without reforms, small companies will have an increasingly difficult time doing business with the Pentagon as its budget shrinks.

Joel Johnson, director of the defense consulting firm Teal Group Corp., and Allan Burman, president of the contractor Jefferson Solutions, told the committee that the U.S. Department of Defense would benefit by creating new incentives for small business contracts.

Johnson and Burman testified before the committee as part of...
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