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The Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Program (SDVOSB Certification) is steadily making its mark in government contracting. However, small businesses sometimes are not aware of the various rules that apply to set-asides, bid protests and the many nuances that apply to having SDVOSB status.
The government contract law attorneys at Watson & Associates, LLC often serve as general counsel for federal contractors and help SDVOSB clients to navigate through the various nuances involved with small business programs in federal procurement law. Whether there are disputes with the unique VA qualifying regulations, SDVOSB set-asides, sole source decisions or other disputes, our lawyers provide legal advice and litigation services to clients across the country.
Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business & SDVOSB Contract Lawyer Legal Services
Watson & Associates, LLC serves as general counsel for SDVOSB contract clients across the United States by helping them to avoid frequent and costly mistakes made the contract performance stage and during litigation. If you are a VA service disabled veteran owned business, our government contract attorneys can help you with a variety of legal matters that can arise during the bidding and contract performance stages. They include:
- Teaming agreements
- Joint venture agreements,
- Bid protests,
- Size protests and determinations
- Contract claims
- NAICS Appeals to OHA
- Litigation and appeals
- Small business development assistance
- VA SDVOSB set aside disputes
- Joint venture relationships
- Consulting services
To speak to an experienced SDVOSB contract lawyer, call 1-866-601-5518 for a free initial consultation.
SDVOSB Certification Process Requirements for Eligibility
In order to be eligible for the Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Program, you and your business must meet the following certification requirements during the certification process.
- The Service Disabled Veteran (SDV) must have a service-connected disability that has been determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs or Department of Defense
- The SDVOSB must be small under the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to the procurement
- The SDV must unconditionally own 51% of the SDVOSB
- The SDVOSB must control the management and daily operations of the SDVOSB
- The SDV must hold the highest officer position in the SDVOSB
SDVOSB Small Business Control Disputes
There are certain SDVOSB certification eligibility requirements that address control of the SDVOSB entity. They include::
- The management and daily business operations of the concern must be controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans.
- Control by one or more service-disabled veterans means that both the long-term decision making and the day-to-day management and administration of the business operations must be conducted by one or more service-disabled veterans
- The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of a service-disabled veterans or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse of permanent caregiver of such veteran
- Service-disabled veteran means a veteran with a disability that is service-connected.
- Ownership must be direct. Ownership by one or more service disabled veterans must be direct ownership.
- A concern owned principally by another business entity that is in turn owned and controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans does not meet this requirement.
Nationwide VA SDVOSB set aside Government Contracting Help: Our government contracts and service disabled veteran owned business (SDVOSB) services offer general counsel for federal small business contractors in all states regarding legal and non-legal matters. We assist disabled veteran service businesses in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Cities in which our SDVOSB government contracts attorneys assist veteran owned business (SDVOSB) clients include Anchorage, AK; Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; Colorado Springs, CO; Dallas, TX; Denver, Colorado; Indianapolis, IN; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Philadelphia, PA; San Antonio, TX; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; San Jose, CA; Santa Clara, CA; and Tampa, FL.
Contact Our Government Contract VA SDVOSB Certification Lawyers
If you need legal advice about VA SDVOSB certification, general counsel, or consulting services as an SDVOSB Small Business, call our government small business lawyers at 1-866-601-5518.