Federal contract attorneys helping small businesses and large DOD contractors to avoid the most COSTLY MISTAKES, reduce criminal liability and increase their bottom line.
Watson & Associates, LLC helps federal government contractors for various industries across the United States including Connecticut and its metro areas including Bridgeport and New Haven to solve federal government contract disputes and to their bottom line.
With law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, the law firm has domestic and international reach. We represent small businesses and large defense contractors facing adverse actions regarding Buy American Act BAA compliance, Trade Agreements Act TAA compliance and False Claims Act cases
- Over 30 years of federal procurement
- Legal counsel – aggressive representation
- Free Initial Consultation (1-866-601-5518)
- Prompt response for our clients nationwide.
As government contract law attorneys, we understand the common legal issues that arise in government contract law. Our contract attorneys provide legal advice and counsel in such areas as:
- Bid protests (GAO and COFC)
- Government claims and disputes
- Cure notices and show cause letters
- Small business and SBA program matters
- False Claims Act and Qui Tam defense
- Litigation and appeals COFC and US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- Suspension and debarment lawyers
- Government contractor fraud defense
- Termination of contract for default and convenience
- Teaming agreements, Joint Ventures and SBA Mentor Protégé Programs
- SDVOSB, HUBZone and SBA 8(a) programs
- Government contracts consulting services
- Trade Agreements Act TAA compliance
- Government contractor white collar crime lawyers
Bid protests, litigation and appeals: We frequently appear before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Court of Federal Claims, Appeals to the US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. Besides government contract bid protest litigation and intervenor legal counsel, we litigate matters related to termination of contracts for default and convenience; appeals of federal contracting claims to the Boards of Contract Appeals and other Contract Disputes Act matters.
Government Contract Claims & Disputes, Contract Disputes, Claims & Appeals
Contract Disputes Act compliance, REA, and Appeals: When government contractors find themselves in a tough position when the contracting officer denies a claim or the government fails to compensate for scope of work changes, issue change orders or pay for equitable adjustments, Watson & Associates’ government contract claim lawyers can help. We minimize the contractual liabilities of government contractors and the indicators for liability under the FAR.
For Connecticut clients, Watson’s government contract law lawyers litigate Contract Disputes Act claims (CDA) cases before the various Boards of Contract Appeals and the U.S. Court of Federal claims. At both our Colorado and Washington DC offices, the law firm has extensive experience in preparing contract claims and REAs. We also help our clients to negotiate complex contract claims arising from breach of contract, differing site conditions, and latent construction latent defect claims. Read more..
Legislation, Government Regulation, and Policy
Procurement Regulatory Practices – New Law, Federal Register & Comments, and Regulatory Guidance: As federal government contract lawyers, we frequently help small businesses and large DOD contractors to navigate through the complex FAR regulations and take proactive action when new government contracting regulations develop in the Federal Register. Our law firm helps clients to prepare comments and viable questions when proposed legislation and federal policy can impact their business’ future.
Government contracts for small businesses. Our federal government contract attorneys frequently help companies to navigate through the legal issues related to SBA 8a certification; HUBZone Program; SDVOSB government contract law; teaming agreements, joint ventures and SBA mentor protégé contract disputes. When small businesses are awarded federal contracts, our bid protest attorneys represent and intervene in SBA small business size protest and size appeals to SBA OHA.
Connecticut Government Contractor Fraud Attorneys (Federal) & Contractor Criminal Defense Lawyers
Oftentimes, the Department of Justice or OIG investigates small businesses and large defense contractors for procurement fraud or violations of SBA regulations. Watson’s government contractor fraud attorneys and procurement fraud criminal defense lawyers represent federal contractors and serve with local defense attorneys to defend against allegations of False Claims Act violations, Buy American Act compliance (BAA) violations, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and various civil and criminal charges. Watson & Associates’ government contractor fraud attorneys also work with local criminal attorneys to increase our client’s chances of prevailing.
Criminal defense attorneys for government contractors in Connecticut: When small businesses and large defense contractors receive target letters or have been indicted for conspiracy to commit fraud against the government, false claims against the federal government or some other criminal action, our government contractor defense lawyers can help. If you are being investigated for small business program violations, call our law firm immediately.
Connecticut Buy American Act BAA Compliance Lawyers
Gaining a thorough understanding of the complexities surrounding the Buy American Act can seem overwhelming. Our team of experienced CT government contracting attorneys specializes in providing diligent guidance to Connecticut -based contractors, ensuring their adherence to these regulations. By safeguarding their businesses from potential pitfalls, we offer assistance with Buy American Act BAA compliance investigations and responding to criminal subpoenas and OIG or DOJ civil investigative demands CID. Read more….
Connecticut Trade Agreements Act (TAA) Compliance Attorneys
Trade agreements can be complex and require a deep understanding to navigate. At Watson & Associates, LLC, our attorneys offer detailed guidance on Trade Agreements Act TAA compliance, ensuring Connecticut federal government contractors meet all necessary requirements and maintain their competitive edge. Read more..
Connecticut government contract consulting: Our clients want to increase their bottom line when there are government contracts awarded. Our Federal government contracting consultants help in a variety of areas to include responding to cure notices and show cause letters, ITARs, contract claims, marketing to the federal government and FAR statutory compliance. Visit our practice areas.
Connecticut False Claims Act Lawyers
We bring more than 30 years of combined experience to federal government contracting and understand how federal law enforcement approaches their cases.
As government contracting attorneys, we represent clients involved with government investigations under the Federal False Claims Act. When clients face OIG or DOJ False Claims Act investigation under the Trade Agreements Act (TAA), Buy American Act (BAA) or procurement fraud resulting from SBA small business programs or FAR compliance, our Connecticut Federal False Claims Act lawyers can help. We can help with responding to OIG or DOJ civil investigative demands/, subpoenas, and at the indictment or criminal trial litigation stage.
Connecticut Government Contractor White Collar Crime Lawyers
Unless your lawyer is prepared to deal with underlying actions and specific procurement actions, FAR violations, or various statutes, your chances of indictment or conviction of a government contract white collar crime will be extremely high.
When federal government contractors in Connecticut are investigated and charged in a criminal case alleging procurement fraud, conspiracy, False Claims Act or some other fraudulent crime, our white collar crime lawyers immediately prepare a sound legal defense team. We push back against federal prosecutors and handle a case from the investigation through trial.
Federal Government Contract Attorneys Helping Connecticut Companies
As federal government contract lawyers, with law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, the law firm represents government contractors in all areas of Connecticut including Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Hartford, Waterbury, Norwalk, Danbury, New Britain, West Hartford, Meriden, Bristol, West Haven, Stratford, Milford, East Hartford, Middletown, Shelton, Norwich, Trumbull, Torrington, Naugatuck, Newington, Manchester, East Haven and more.
Call Our Government Procurement Law Firm Today for Immediate Help
Whether you are in Bridgeport, New Haven, or any other city in Connecticut, get immediate help. Call our federal government contract law attorneys toll-free at 1-866-601-5518 for a FREE Initial Consultation or contact us online.