Springfield, Va., November 17, 2014 – Brett Coffee was acknowledged for his contributions to CSCI and the legal community. The Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association (WMACCA), the leading regional bar association for in-house counsel in the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland, recognized general counsel Coffee as the Outstanding Chief Legal Officer in Washington, DC.
The awards honor the work of the region’s leading in-house practitioners and departments over the past year in the categories of Outstanding Chief Legal Officer, Outstanding In-House Counsel, Outstanding Paraprofessional, Outstanding Law Department, and Community Service. This year, WMACCA recognized Outstanding Chief Legal Officers in two categories for the first time, and Coffee was recognized for the small legal department category.
“We are thrilled that Brett was recognized by WMACCA for this distinguished award,” said Linda LaRoche, CEO of CSCI. “His significant efforts over the past 12 months leading our major lease negotiations and a top-to-bottom strategic review of the company have made CSCI a more nimble company, and that includes a five percent savings on our revenue base. He also played a critical role in repositioning the company to be more efficient, more profitable and in a better position to provide better services to our clients. His skills as an attorney and businessman are enormously helpful to us at CSCI, and we are thrilled that his peers share our assessment that Brett is a top lawyer. ”
In addition to his responsibilities at CSCI, Brett is the Immediate Past Chair of NVTC’s General Counsel Committee, and has served as chair of the Fairfax County Small Business Commission, on the University of Illinois Alumni Association Board of Directors, the Board of Directors of the Community Business Partnership in Springfield, Va., the Fairfax County Economic Advisory Commission, and was named as Washington Business Journal 2009 Top General Counsel and Washington Business Journal 40 Under 40 Reader’s Choice Awards, where he was named the Readers Choice as the top young business leader in the region.
Founded in 1987, Computer Systems Center Incorporated (CSCI) is a woman-owned, highly specialized systems integration and professional services firm that delivers advanced technologies and proven results to the U.S. government and commercial entities. CSCI’s corporate headquarters is located in Springfield, Va. CSCI also has a presence in multiple locations with a client base that includes the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Navy, Joint Chiefs of Staff, the U.S. Navy, Air Force and Army, and various research labs and government agencies. For more information, visit www.csci-va.com.