Joel Hamner



Practice Areas:

Government Procurement

Bid Protests

Joel Hamner is a member of Whitcomb|Selinsky's Government Contracts practice group, where he advises contractors on all aspects of state and federal government procurement, including bid protests, regulatory compliance, intellectual property and data rights, cyber and information security requirements, prime and subcontractor disputes, False Claims Act (FCA) investigations, requests for equitable adjustment (REAs), contract termination, and Contract Disputes Act (CDA) litigation. Prior to joining Whitcomb|Selinsky, Joel was an associate attorney at a large firm supporting major defense contractors in the aerospace, construction, information technology, and manufacturing industries. Now, Joel focuses his practice on the unique issues faced by small- and medium-sized contractors.

Before becoming an attorney, Joel served in the United States Navy as a Cryptologic Warfare Officer, where he led multiple forward-deployed missions in accomplishment of various Fleet and national objectives.


  • United States Naval Academy – BS (with departmental honors)
  • University of Denver – JD

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado

Civic Affiliations

  • National Defense Industrial Association