Mr. Scorsine is an attorney and the founder of the Kanthaka Group. His practice concentrates on assisting small and mid-sized businesses develop the potential of federal government contracting; military justice; major felony defense; and, national security programs.
Most recently, Mr. Scorsine was "of counsel" with Maceau Law and earlier was "of counsel" with Holland and Hart, LLP, where he concentrated his practice in government contracting. He has negotiated contracts and other agreements within both governmental and private sectors and is knowledgeable of FAR and DFARS, as well as having experience in SBIR and STTR programs.
Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Mr. Scorsine was Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel for 21st Century Systems, Inc. 21CSI is a research and development technology company that focused on solutions for decision support systems to the Department of Defense.
Previously, he was a senior associate with DFI-International, where he served as the lead contractor/program manager on-site at U.S. Northern Command and was the subject matter expert on the law of Defense Support to Civilian Authorities. For eight years prior to that position, Mr. Scorsine was the Plans, Operations and Military Support Officer (POMSO) for the Wyoming National Guard.
John has served as a Board member for both governmental, profit and non-profit organizations. Mr. Scorsine's other community activities involve service as a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician (EMT-I)
Mr. Scorsine holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice and a Juris Doctorate, the later from the University of Wyoming. He recently completed the requirements for a Master's of Art degree from the University of Sunderland (UK) in the field of Buddhist Studies. His original research included in depth interviews with leaders of the Tibetan Government in Exile to include His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Concentrations in Practice:
Government Contracting, SBIR/STTR
National Security, ITAR/EAR
Felony Criminal Defense (Civilian and Military Justice)
Emergency Management - Fire, EMS, First Responder Liability
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.