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John Christopher Lavorato

John Christopher Lavorato

Practice areas:

Commercial, Contracts & Agreements, Government Contracts, Litigation

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About Me

John has practiced law in the United States and abroad for more than 20 years.  John has served in the US Government, private practice, and as corporate counsel.  John's experience ranges from litigation to preventative counseling and advice in the area of commercial business, including contracting, ethics and compliance, operations, mergers and acquisition, and employment law matters.  John's diverse practice and experience provides an excellent base from which to counsel clients in virtually all commercial and non-commerical matters.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Litigation: 25%
    15 years, 400 cases
  2. Government Contracts: 25%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 25%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Commercial: 25%
    16 years, 1 thousand cases



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Contact Info

Dell, Inc.

One Dell Way
Austin, TX, 78664



DCActive 199905/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding ServiceCaritas Of Austin2011
Outstanding Lawyer of the YearDell, Inc.1995

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Executive Director, Global OperationsDell, Inc.2000 - Present
Senior AssociateSeyfarth Shaw Fairweather & Geraldson1998 - 2000
Associate ProfessorCentral Texas College1995 - 1995
Associate ProfessorNova-Southeastern University1994 - 1994
Chief, Operations LawUs Army Jag Corps1992 - 1998


Association NamePosition NameDuration
The Coalition for Government ProcurementBoard of Advisors2008 - Present
International Association for Contract and Commercial ManagementMember2006 - Present
Caritas of AustinMember, Community Action Board2004 - Present
National Contract Management AssociationMember1998 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
DRS Precision Echo, Inc.Protest Sustained
Matter of: K.G., Inc. v. Dept. of EnergyProtest Denied
Matter of: Department of the Navy--Modification of RemedyRequest Denied

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Publication NameTitleDate
Federal PublicationsCommercial Item Contracting,2002
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of HondurasContracting With The United States2000
National Contract Managment AssociationContracting for Commercial Items and Services1998


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterInternational LawLL.M - Master of Laws1998
Santa Clara Univ SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Institut International des Droits de l'HommeN/ADiplome1990
Santa Clara UnivPolitical Scienceundergraduate1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NCMA Annual ConferenceThe New Paradigm of Collaboration in Government2012
National Contract Management AssociationInnovations in Contracting2011
Dell UniversityDoing Business with the Federal Government2003
Federal PublicationsCommercial Item Contracting2002