As a member of the Government Contracts and Business Transactions practices, Ben Kacher represents government contractors in a broad range of matters. Ben has advised clients extensively on all aspects of contracting with the United States Government. Having gained experience in roles with the government, in-house, and as outside counsel, Ben offers a unique and well-rounded perspective into government contracts matters. Before joining Protorae Law, Ben worked as lead counsel for BAE Systems’ ordnance systems business unit. Prior to working in house, Ben worked for both the United Department of Defense and Navy, assigned to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program in Arlington, Virginia. Ben earned an LL.M. in Government Procurement Law from the George Washington University Law School and his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law.
“We are very pleased to have Ben Kacher join our firm’s robust Government Contracts practice. Ben’s in-house experience broadens our ability to identify with GovCon clients to better understand their operations, assist them with meeting objectives, and advocate on their behalf,” said Managing Member James Kinsel.
As a litigator, Brian Wotring represents sophisticated clients through discovery, motions practice, settlement negotiations, and trial. Before joining Protorae Law, Brian clerked for the Honorable Charles S. Russell of the Supreme Court of Virginia, where he assisted the Justice with resolving complex legal issues on appeal. Prior to clerking at the Supreme Court, he clerked for the Honorable Charles E. Poston and the Honorable John R. Doyle of the Norfolk Circuit Court in Virginia. Brian received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Law. Brian is also a veteran of the United States Army with decorated service in Iraq.
“Brian is another excellent addition to our firm’s growing litigation practice. Brian’s clerkship with the Supreme Court of Virginia gives our firm added perspective into the court system,” said Kinsel.
Established in 2010, Protorae Law is a Tysons, Virginia based business law firm which focuses its practice on Government Contracts, Corporate & Business Entities, Employment Law, Intellectual Property and Technology Law, Real Estate, Commercial Lending, Construction Law, Trusts and Estates and Business Litigation.