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As a government contracts attorney, Jayna works on litigation and advocacy, in particular, bid protest and appeals related to the performance of government contracts. Keeping up on the latest developments, building advocacy skills, and speaking opportunities are what she gains from section membership.

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Various substantive committees of the Section prepare written comments on procurement-related regulations in their areas of expertise. These comments are reviewed and approved by the Section's Officers and Council Members, then submitted to the appropriate government agency by the Section's Chair. The Section's comments from August 1996 to the present are available online.

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The purpose of the Section of Public Contract Law Scholarship Program is to address barriers to active participation in the Section by investing in attorneys who will participate actively in, and contribute to, the substantive work of the Section; will grow into future leadership positions within the Section; and will promote the balance of ideas which is the foundation of the Section's value to its members and the overall procurement community. The Section will actively seek participation of lawyers who are underrepresented in the Section, with a particular focus on lawyers of color, young lawyers, and federal, state, and local government lawyers.

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