August 31, 2017


This article is the second part of a four part series about tactics to be used when negotiating a massive contract, a mega-deal, as the lead negotiator for a client company. For context and consistency, the prior Minutillo Newsletter...

August 23, 2017


Intuition not Logic  

As a young lawyer, too many years ago, I had the opportunity to watch and learn from the best negotiators, engineers, pricing specialists, and business people as part of a team negotiating complex, multi-million...

August 8, 2017

If you submitted a response to a US Government Request for Proposal, Invitation for Bid or another type of US Government solicitation, thinking that the award was in the bag but you lost it, the usual recourse, a bid protest, might be less appealing...

August 8, 2017

On 30 June 2017, the directors of the Department of Commerce (Commerce), and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a Memorandum, “Assessment and Enforcement of Domestic Preferences in Accordance with Buy American Laws.”

Executive Order 1378...

Please reload

Featured Posts

Tariffs, Tariffs, and More Tariffs

September 5, 2018

Please reload

Firm Activities


  • PLI - Export Law, Huawei

  • Mackrell International - Trade Law, US and Europe

  • University of Texas School of Law - Core Aspects of Federal Procurement Law in Technology Transactions

  • San Francisco Bar Association - Government Contract Law Commercial Procurements

  • Santa Clara University School of Law - Government Contracts for New Ventures​

  • Silicon Valley Law Group - Government Contract, AI, and Robotics  

  • Orrick, Herrington, & Sutcliffe - Government Contract Data Rights

  • Hoge, Fenton, Jones, & Appel - Government Contract and Export Law

  • Monterey County Bar Association - Government Contract and Export Law

  • Kastner, Huggins, Reddien & Gravelle - Cybersecurity Law​

  • Montgomery & Hansen -      Blockchain Technology

  • Triple Ring Technologies -        Deemed Exports

  • American Conference Institute – Export Law, Netherlands

  • Google - Export Law

  • World Trade Association - Trade Law


  • The Washington Post

  • Reuters


  • Submitted by Minutillo to the American Society of International Law, International Symposium, "Trans-nationalization of Anti-Corruption Law," Paris, France, 2018

Podcast Interview

  • Dominate Law -                                  Law Firm Best Practices

2020 Accolades

  • Awarded Silicon Valley Service Provider of the Year

  • Awarded California Top Attorney 2020

Please reload

841 Blossom Hill Rd., 2nd Floor

P.O. Box 20698

San Jose, CA 95160  |   (408) 226-4049

© 2018 Minutillo APLC