Government Contracts

Our attorneys have the experience necessary to address the diverse issues arising throughout all stages of the government procurement process at the federal, state and local levels. As experienced business advisers and litigators, we counsel clients whose businesses involves a variety of industries including supply, service, construction, and manufacturing.

At the bidding and awards stage, we assist clients with entering into all forms of contract vehicles including grants, represent their interests in bid protests, teaming agreements, bid mistakes, debarment and suspension, small business contracting programs and construction contract issues.

During the contract performance period, our attorneys interpret contract clauses, including flow-down clauses, address intellectual property rights and leasing concerns, novation agreements and change order negotiations, affirmative action requirements, and international contracting issues, including compliance with the Buy American Act. We also frequently address contractor’s concerns about DCAA compliance audits, ethics requirements, suspension and debarment actions and terminations for convenience and default, Whistle-Blower false claims actions, and fraud allegations.

In the disputes phase of the procurement process, we prepare and present requests for equitable adjustments and claims and disputes to the various procurement agencies and to the Contract Appeals Boards, the Court of Federal Claims, and various federal and state courts, as well as through the process of arbitration and mediation.