Taft partner Kate Tragesser and Taft government services coordinator Maura Downs will present “How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Minority, Women and Veteran Business Certifications” on Oct. 4 as part Taft’s Government Contracting Series. The workshop will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Taft’s Chicago office.
Tragesser assists clients through the federal, state, county and city MBE/WBE/DBE certification and appeal process. She has experience representing companies in obtaining and maintaining certification as MBE/WBE/DBE businesses from various certification agencies throughout the United States. Downs manages government contracting issues at every stage of the procurement process.