Jerry is a retired Air Force JAG officer, having served in several senior positions involving the acquisition of weapon systems and information systems. While in the Air Force, Jerry served as a legal advisor for numerous weapon system programs including missiles, smart weapons, and multi-billion dollar command & control systems such as AWACs, JOINT STARS, and PEACE SHIELD.
After retiring from the Air Force, Jerry joined the Venable law firm in Washington D.C. At Venable, Jerry concentrated in business law, federal government contracts, and intellectual property, with clients ranging from Lockheed Martin and Raytheon to small businesses.
Jerry came to Huntsville to serve as General Counsel for Time Domain Corporation. Time Domain was a technology start-up that received the Red Herring’s Best Venture Market South Award. While at Venable, Jerry oversaw a growth in government contract revenue of five fold, as well as the filing of seventy-five patent applications.
In addition to his current role as Co-Chair of Wilmer & Lee's Government Contracts Practice Group, Jerry serves as Chairman of the Board of Q-Track Corporation. Q-Track is pioneering two major breakthroughs in indoor wireless tracking technology. Q-Track has followed the Bose model of developing the core technology using federal research contracts while retaining the commercial rights to the technology. Q-Track is currently transitioning to a commercial product company.
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Professional and Community Activities
Chairman, Section on Government Contract Law, Alabama Bar
Former Member, Army Science Board
Co-Founder and Board Member, Still Serving Veterans
Co-Founder, Working Wounded Warriors
Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Rating
Huntsville Association of Technical Societies, 2007 Professional of the Year
NCMA Fellow & Delaney Award
Four Air Force Meritorious Service Medals
Southwest Asia Service Medal for Desert Storm