Government Contract Claims Services & Federal Contract Dispute Lawyers 

Government Contract Claims Services & Federal Contract Dispute Appeal Lawyers Despite trying your best to please the federal government, you might find yourself filing contract claims against the federal government. Some agencies pay government claims while others completely deny the claim. There are common reasons for denial that you can avoid.

Other reasons can be avoided if you have an experienced government contract claims and dispute attorney on your team.


Many government contractors are vaguely familiar with the regulations for government contract claims and disputes. As a result, the contracting officer may deny the claim due to failure to comply with Contract Disputes Act certification laws, failure to notify the agency in a timely manner or even signing a claims waiver that generally precludes you from bringing other contract claims against the federal government. At Watson & Associates, LLC our federal government contract lawyers can help.


When it comes to the basics of how to file a claim on a government contract, you cannot make many mistakes. At Watson & Associates, LLC, our government attorneys provide legal assistance about federal contract claims avoidance to small businesses and larger DOD contractors across the United States and overseas.

With law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, the federal government contract dispute lawyers at Watson & Associates, LLC have successfully resolved contract claims against the federal government for our clients. This includes small businesses and larger defense contractors.  As contractors claims attorneys We have also achieved favorable outcomes for our clients.

 We get involved at the performance stage all the way to claims and contract dispute litigation at the various courts such as the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, Court of Federal Claims and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

  • Nationwide and overseas representation
  • Prompt turnaround
  • Careful assessment of the legal merits of your case
  • We try to resolve matters without litigation but not afraid to go the courts


  • Litigation of Contractual Claims and appeals – CBCA, ASBCA, United States Court of Federal Claims
  • Contract dispute resolution and federal claims appeals
  • Construction claims for performance and scope changes
  • Breach of contract claim 
  • Cost Disallowance
  • Contract delays
  • Government contract claims for Defective pricing
  • Constructive and formal change orders
  • Federal contract claims avoidance
  • Out of scope work
  • Release of claims 
  • Non-payment of invoices
  • Implied in fact government contract disputes
  • Performance disputes
  • Scope of work changes and modifications
  • Accelerations and claims substantiation
  • Service agreements
  • Construction claims 


  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Federal Government Contract Disputes Act Litigation & jurisdiction
  • Contract delays
  • Consequential damages
  • Liquidated damages
  • Terminations

If you decide to sue the government for denying federal contract claims or need help with alternative dispute resolution, call our government contract claims lawyers and Contractor Dispute attorney at 1-866-601-5518 for a FREE Initial Consultation.


When it comes to federal government contract claims and disputes, our law firm has former government contracting personnel and lawyers that understand the rules and how the Contract Disputes Act works. We know that to resolve not so common issues may require us to understand various federal contracting laws. We bring over 20 years of experience in federal procurement law. We litigate federal contract cases at the various courts. 

At Watson & Associates, LLC, the law firm has been particularly successful in resolving federal contractual disputes regarding construction claims, implied contract disputes, appeals lawsuit against government agency departments, equitable adjustments, breach of contract claims, and differing site conditions.


As federal contract dispute lawyers, we represent government contractors with litigation at the various courts including  the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) and the United States Court of Federal Claims (COFC) and appeals to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.


Common problems occur when you fail to bring important issues to the contracting officer’s attention at the claim stage. The Contract Disputes Act of 1978 carries a series of rules can be complicated and confusing. However, if you are involved with government contract claims and dispute litigation, you want to make sure that all of the statutory requirements are met when you prepare and submit your claim.

  • Help with Contract Disputes Act jurisdiction problems
  • Minimize unnecessary litigation expense by raising relevant issues at the contracting officer level


FEDERAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT CLAIMS LAWYERWhen you experience differing site conditions, experience unexpected delays or somehow find yourself harmed on a federal construction project, filing a claim against the federal government might be the answer.

Small business performing federal construction contracts especially find themselves at odds when the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) or some other government official directs them to perform addition work or scope changes. Watson’s federal construction contract claims lawyers frequently help companies with:

  • Construction delays
  • Differing site conditions
  • Preparing constructions claims that comply with the Contract Disputes Act
  • Appeal denial of contract claims by the contracting officer
  • Help with disputes in contractor release of claims

 Our government contract dispute lawyers understand that submitting construction claims against the federal government and be tricky and that the facts of each case are critical to the outcome. The government contract claims lawyers at our firm can assist with constructive changes, the scope of work changes under federal contracting laws, liquidated damages, implied in fact contract matters, requests for equitable adjustment, government contract litigation support services, and differing site condition claims.

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For help preparing litigation with the federal government and defending government contract claims at the CBCA, ASBCA  or help with how to resolve contract disputes in the US Court of Federal Claims, call our federal government procurement contract claims lawyers, contract dispute lawyers, or contact us online today. Call Watson & Associates toll-free today at 1 (866) 601-5518 or 202.827-9750 in Washington, DC.