The discussion provided an overview of many of the programs and funding opportunities the Act provides as well as the expansion of existing programs. Diana’s presentation focused on the key legal implications resulting from the Act that will impact local and State government procurements for infrastructure projects receiving assistance under the Act.
Diana was joined by Leslie Pollner, Lisa Barkovic and Laurie Hettinger from Holland & Knight.
About Diana C. Mendez
Diana C. Mendez is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Government Law practice group. Diana’s experience includes facilitating positive organizational and client outcomes on matters regarding administrative, procurement and transactional law. She counsels clients through all phases of the government procurement process, including advising and representing clients with teaming arrangements, proposal preparation, responsiveness and responsibility review, minority and disadvantaged business enterprise certifications, contract negotiations, and bid protest litigation.