Before joining Arent Fox in 2009, Judith served in senior capacities to three publicly traded government contractors. Most recently, she served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at ICF International, Inc., where she established a legal division in a newly public company. Her responsibilities included design of suitable corporate governance structure tin compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and other SEC requirements, negotiation of corporate acquisition documents as well as a $300 million credit facility. She also provided counseling relating to the performance of the company’s state and federal contracts including its largest contract ever awarded, a contract with the state of Louisiana to provide over $8 billion in aid to the victims of Hurricane Katrina and Rita.
Before joining ICF, Judith served as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Assistant Secretary to CACI International, Inc. where she served as lead counsel for company acquisitions and associated credit agreements, and counseled the company regarding investment of capital as well as counseled the company on the performance of information technology contracts with the federal and state governments. She also negotiated company joint venture agreements and other partnership agreements.
Previously, she served as the General Counsel to GTSI, Corp, a reseller of information technology to the Federal Government. At GTSI, she negotiated credit agreements, partnership, reseller and equipment lease agreements. She also represented the Company before Congress on a broad range of issues.
Judith has represented companies on policy and legislative matters before Congress, executive agencies and industry trade associations regarding Government contracting legislation. She has represented clients in connection with Congressional inquiries on Government contracting practices. She has also served as a representative of the Information Technology Association of America in conversations with Congressional members and their staff and prepared Congressional testimony on proposed procurement legislation.
Before moving in-house, Judith was an associate at a large multi-national law firm where she represented information technology and construction companies on a broad range of government contracting issues. Judith was a law clerk for the Honorable James F. Merow on the US Claims Court.