Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino (VLMG)


8 VLMG Lawyers Selected to 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers List

» Posted May 17, 2022Christopher M. Burke, Brian R. Dugdale, Joseph S. Guarino, Todd R. Metz, Thomas S. O'Leary, Paul A. Varela, David WonderlickNews, Publications

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U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® Announce VLMG 2022 Best Law Firm Ranking

» Posted November 4, 2021News, Publications

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Associate Wajiha Rais COVID-19 Publication: Legal Distancing - Avoiding Contractual Performance Due To COVID-19 Impacts

» Posted July 15, 2020Publications

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D.C. Circuit Court Reaffirms Protections Afforded to Government Construction Contractor's Internal Investigation

» Posted April 6, 2016Paul A. VarelaPublications

Published in the March 2016 Government Construction newsletter (Volume 2, Issue 1) by Division 13 of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry.

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D.C. Circuit Revives Attorney-Client Privilege Protection for Internal Fraud Investigations

» Posted July 21, 2014Publications

On June 27, 2014, the Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia reversed the March 6, 2014 decision by the District Court for the District of Columbia, which held that internal corporate investigations into potential government fraud were not protected by the attorney-client privilege.  Despite this ruling, government contractors are still advised to employ certain safeguards to protect privilege in respect to internal investigations.

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