Potomac Law served as counsel to Protas Solutions Inc. (“Protas”) in its acquisition by Criterion Systems Inc. (“Criterion”). The transaction was announced September 21, 2021.
Protas, a government contractor providing data science, software engineering and management consulting services to the Intelligence Community, will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Criterion in its Intelligence Solutions business unit. Founders of Protas, Anthony Monas and William Monas, have taken new leadership roles in Criterion.
Criterion is a cybersecurity and IT services company. Since 2005, Criterion has provided cybersecurity, IT infrastructure operations, cloud/data center management, and systems engineering for our nation’s mission-critical environments across the Federal Government. Criterion is headquartered in Vienna, VA, with sites across the United States.
With 120 lawyers in 20 states, DC-headquartered Potomac Law is one of the fastest growing corporate law firms in the country. The PLG deal team was led by Michelle DiCintio and included Jodi Arganbright, Gina Del Negro, Rich McHugh, Roberta Anderson Sutton and James Warren.