Shayn Fernandez counsels public and private companies in general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, entity formation, corporate governance, and other commercial transactions. More specifically, he assists government contracts comply with the unique various laws and regulations governing corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions.
 
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Shayn Fernandez counsels public and private companies in general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, entity formation, corporate governance, and other commercial transactions. More specifically, he assists government contracts in complying with the unique various laws and regulations governing corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions.

He also assists government contractors at the federal, state and local levels with teaming strategy and agreements, bid and proposal review, contract negotiation and formation, corporate reorganization, regulatory compliance, and more. Shayn also represents clients in bid and size protests involving a variety of military and civilian agency procurements in a variety of forums such as the GAO, agency appeals, and various state tribunals. He has also assisted clients on obtaining certain state and federal small business status such as SWaM Certification and the various Small Business Administration statuses.

Shayn received his Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the Wake Forest University School of Law, where he was an editor of the Wake Forest Law Review. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Lee University. Shayn currently serves on the board of directors for the d’Art Center, a nonprofit organization in the City of Norfolk.  He is also a member of the Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association.

  • Represented an American company that supplies command and control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems and products in the purchase of membership interests of a UAV company valued at $15 million. 
  • Represented a local insurance broker in the sale of substantially all of its assets to another local insurance broker valued at approximately $7 million.
  • Represented a government contractor against a subcontractor in a lawsuit alleging breach of a teaming agreement.
  • Represented a client in two successive post-award bid protests of a Department of State contract.