Michelle Kantor receives Lifetime Advocate Award from the Federation of Women Contractors
Chicago, Illinois (June 20, 2013) – McDonald Hopkins’ Member Michelle Kantor received the Lifetime Advocate Award from the Federation of Women Contractors (FWC) at the organization’s recent Annual Awards Reception.
The Lifetime Advocate Award is a significant recognition which has only been given out three times in the organization’s 24 year history. The FWC is committed to advocating for women-owned businesses and women executives in the construction industry. The FWC’s Annual Award Reception recognizes women and men in the industry who exemplify the ideals of the organization.
“Michelle spends every waking moment encouraging, mentoring, counseling, advocating and promoting women, minority, veteran and veteran-disabled-owned companies,” said FWC President Maureen Jung. “Her passion and commitment to women, minorities and veterans is genuine and profound and she has dedicated her entire career to assisting and promoting them.”
Kantor serves as General Counsel to the FWC, helping the organization further its mission of advocating for women-owned businesses and women executives in the construction industry.
Kantor has more than 26 years of experience practicing in government contracting, procurement law, corporate law, and litigation. Kantor represents prime contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, professional service contractors, laboratories, technology companies, consultants, and other businesses in matters including, Federal Regulatory Compliance, SBA Small Business Programs, Federal Mentor Protégé Programs, SBA 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, WOSB, WBE/MBE/DBE certifications and appeals, Size and Bid Protests, Joint Venture and Teaming matters, payment disputes, Request for Equitable Adjustment matters, Regulatory Violations, Response to Government Investigations, and company corporate matters.
About McDonald Hopkins
McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. In January 2013, McDonald Hopkins launched a new subsidiary based in Washington, D.C., McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies LLC, led by former Congressman Steven LaTourette. McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies is not a law firm and does not provide legal services.
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