Carol L. O’Riordan Biography:
Carol L. O’Riordan, Founding and Managing Partner at the O’Riordan Bethel Law Firm, LLP, has more than twenty years experience in the fields of government contracts (federal, state and municipal); construction contracts and litigation; complex litigation; and negotiation of domestic and international government contracts, construction and financing transactions.
Ms. O'Riordan has extensive experience in commercial construction and government contract related matters, having represented clients nationwide on government procurement issues from bid protests through claims preparation, pricing, negotiations and litigation. She is a recognized authority and frequent lecturer on federal and state certification programs, including the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 8(a)BD program, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program, and the District of Columbia Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) program.
In addition, Ms. O’Riordan is also a Co-Founder and Director of Washington Consulting Corporation, which specializes in advising governments and companies on matters related to public procurement, and facilitates trade and investment activities of U.S. and international companies.
Ms. O’Riordan obtained her J.D. from Boston University in 1983, and her undergraduate degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in 1980. She is a recipient of Boston Univeristy School of Law’s Young Lawyer’s Chair.