Fact Sheet

Joel Westphal
Media Contact
1751 Pinnacle Drive, 10th Floor
Tysons, VA 22102
Jwestphal [at] fhhfirm.com
(703) 590-1234

On The Web

FH+H Website:  https://www.fhhfirm.com

FH+H Blog - Legal Protein:  https://www.fhhfirm.com/news-blog

Law @ A Glance (Infographics): https://www.fhhfirm.com/[email protected]

Downrange (blog for defense, intelligence, & security contractors expanding abroad): https://www.fhhfirm.com/downrange-blog

LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fhhfirm

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/fhhfirm


FH+H is a values-based law firm focused on middle market companies.  FH+H’s five practice groups---Corporate + Business Transactions, Litigation + Investigations, International Trade + Transactions, Government Contracts, and Employment Law---are sought out by companies worldwide that want lawyers who understand business, support and enable company growth, and act with integrity. With overseas and operational experience, FH+H lawyers have particular expertise in international business, defense, and national security.  FH+H is a veteran owned company. 


  • FH+H lawyers have served clients in countries spanning 5 continents, including the Middle East.
  • FH+H lawyers include a former White House lawyer, 2 former federal prosecutors, 3 former federal law clerks, a former Hill staffer, 3 combat veterans, and a former Supreme Court law clerk. Many lawyers previously worked at prestigious, top tier Washington DC law firms. 

Past Experience

Note: Case results depend on a variety of unique factors, and do not guarantee or predict similar results for future cases.

  • Litigation + Investigations: Successfully represented clients in complex, high stakes litigation, including a veteran non-profit organization in a suit brought by Attorney General for the State of California seeking almost $5,000,000 in fines and judgment and receivership of entity.  Instead of owing money, client received over $2,500,000 and continued operating.
  • International Trade + Transactions: Closed over $1 Billion in cross-border transactions in over 40 countries, and obtained export licenses for complex defense articles and related defense services resulting in over $750,000,000 of new business.
  • Corporate + Business Transactions: Structured, negotiated, and closed over 300 corporate and merger transactions.  Drafted in excess of 1,000 contracts, plans, leases, resolutions, proxies, disclosure, proposals, and policies.
  • Employment Law: Counseled dozens of middle market employers in all aspects of employment related matters, including employee hiring and termination procedures, establishment and enforcement of restraints on trade, institution and implementation of employment policies, and providing representation during employment litigation.
  • Government Contracts: Represent 100+ federal contractors in all aspects of government contracts, including FAR compliance, Bid Protests, prime-sub disputes, and False Claims Act matters. 

Events, Accolades, & Coverage 

  • Inc. 500 number 1 ranked fastest growing law firm in America. 
  • Ranked as the State's 6th Fastest-Growing Company by Virginia Chamber
  • 2015 Veteran Business of the Year by Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
  • Medium-Sized Business of the Year from both the Prince William Chamber of Commerce and the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
  • FH+H regularly speaks at, sponsors, and participates in legal and industry conferences and events.
  • FH+H and its lawyers have been featured and quoted in various media and publications including Law360, Above the Law, Huffington Post, and the Washington Post.