Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to welcome to its Huntsville office three new attorneys—Dale Gipson, Katherine “Katie” McGuire, and Jordan Hennig. Gipson, a Shareholder, and McGuire, an Associate, are joining the Firm’s Government Solutions Practice, and Hennig is joining the Litigation Practice as an Associate.
“We are excited to have this talented group joining our Huntsville team, particularly given the Firm’s recent growth and success in the government and manufacturing sectors,” said Daniel Wilson, Managing Shareholder of Maynard Cooper’s Huntsville office. “Each of these individuals is a natural fit for our Firm’s team culture and complements the services we provide to our clients.”
Gipson is an accomplished attorney bringing over ten years of experience representing government contractors. He has successfully represented clients before the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals, and the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals. As a corporate attorney, Gipson has an extensive practice focused on advising clients on matters involving mergers, acquisitions, corporate restructuring, and general contracts. He regularly assists federal contractors in the structuring and negotiation of joint ventures and teaming agreements, as well as procurement issues, bid protests, export controls, compliance issues, terminations, and data rights. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law and holds a B.A., cum laude, from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
McGuire is an expert in the field of Governmental Contracts and advises clients on all aspects of federal procurement law, including bid protests, prime-subcontractor concerns and disputes, regulatory compliance matters, government investigations, contract terminations, teaming agreements, small business issues, and various other transactional matters speciﬁc to the sector. She has experience in general corporate governance concerns, including tax. McGuire is an active member of the Huntsville community serving as the Events and Recruitment Chair for the Financial and Estate Planning Council and Chair for the Women’s Economic Development Council Young Professionals Group. McGuire earned both her J.D., magna cum laude, and her LL.M., magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law. She received her B.A. from the University of California Davis.
Joining the Firm from the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Office of Chief Counsel in Washington, D.C., Hennig is a trial attorney experienced in executing all phases of litigation in areas of enforcement, compliance, administrative law and constitutional law. She has handled proceedings before the FLRA, MSBP, and EEOC, as well as meetings and negotiations with a variety of organizations including international entities, safety advocacy groups, and the Agency’s Bargaining Union. In addition, Hennig works alongside manufacturing conglomerates to oversee and ensure their regulatory compliance. She earned her J.D. with a Governmental Affairs Certificate from the University of Alabama School of Law, and she holds a B.A., summa cum laude, from Auburn University. Hennig returns to her hometown of Huntsville after three years working in D.C.
Maynard Cooper represents public and private companies, governmental entities, and individuals before state and federal courts and arbitration panels throughout the United States. We have an established Government Solutions Practice comprised of a team of 18 professionals working on behalf of clients in areas of government contracts and governmental affairs.