Experienced Government Procurement Lawyers Aggressively Representing Federal Contractors Nationwide
Government Ccontractors, including small businesses face adversity and compliance disputes while performing contracts for the United States. When the DOJ comes knowing or the Contracting officer makes a bad decision, our government procurement lawyers take charge.
Federal procurement law creates contracting oppotunities for small businesses and large DOD contractors. As contracts and employees increase, so does civil liability for fines, exposure to government investigations and criminal convictions. Government contracting and procurement includes complex rules and regulations. There is a plethera of administrative courts that handle prublic procurement disputes in the federal space. Sometimes to resolve a particular dispute, a procurement lawyer must also be experienced a other areas.
At Watson & Associates, LLC, with law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, our federal government procurement lawyers assist clients and represent small businesses and larger DOD contractors both within the United States and overseas by helping them to minimize exposure to the federal government while still developing a plan of action to increase their bottom line. we fequently practice before the various boards of contract appeals, US Small Business Administration (SBA), US Court of Federal Claims, and US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
With Over Three Decades in the Federal Procurement Marketplace, Our Contractor Lawyers Help SMall Businesses and Large Defense Contractors in All States and Overseas.
With 30 plus years of combined experience, clients benefit from our broad expertise in a variety of federal procurement contracting areas. We provide legal advice ina variety of Areas including procurement fraud defense, bid protests, government contract claims, government contract small business matters, and litigation and appeals.
Some of Watson & Associates’ Government Contracts Practice Group has worked with the federal government and understand the costly legal mistakes that small businesses and larger contractors make during the procurement process. We also understand the mistakes made by contracting officers and how the courts typically handles those mistakes. Our Procurement Practice Group is comprised of legal professionals that understand the various aspects of the government’s buying process and the regulations that govern them. We frequently provide our clients with legal advice, litigation support, and representation in government investigations for procurement fraud and help with government contract small business programs. As federal government procurement lawyers, we serve clients throughout the United States and overseas. We help from the contract formation stage, through bid protest, claims, and performance stages. When the contracting officer makes an adverse decision, we resort to litigation and appeals to seek the Court’s intervention.
Experienced Contractor Lawyers Offering High-level Government Procurement Lawyer Services – The Law Firm Represents and Defends Federal Defense Contractors Nationwide
As federal procurement law attorneys, we utilize our year of government contracting experience to help clients to navigate through the legal procurement process – from begining to end.
Government Small Business Matters
Many small businesses have or will experience pushback from the government agency or the SBA regarding small business compliance regulations. In other situations, small firms may find themselves under investigation for alleged violations of small business procurement laws and regulations, government procurement fraud, or some other civil or criminal issue. Watson’s government contract lawyers frequently help clients to overcome the stressful issues that may arise with small business size standards, FAR 19 compliance, teaming, and joint venture affiliation disputes.
Contract Terminations for Default and Convenience
Watson & Associates’ pgovernment procurement lawyers represent contractors facing termination for default or have been notified of a termination for convenience action. We help clients to prepare responses to show cause notices and appeal default terminations to the respective courts in an effort to have the agency’s decision reversed.
Suspension and Debarment. When contractors face a recommendation for suspension or debarment, our government contract litigation lawyers and federal procurement law team can help. We have vast experience representing companies or employees facing a notice of debarment or suspension. We help you respond to the SDO on debarment issues, help with discovery or appear to headings on your behalf. Other relevant practice areas include:
- Bid protests
- Teaming agreements
- Joint venture relationships
- Mentor protege agreements
- SBA disputes
- Small business and affiliation
- Small business size protests
- Buy American Act
- False Claims Act defense
- Government procurement consulting
- Litigation and appeals
Government Procurement Fraud Lawyers and False Claims Act Defense Attorneys
One aspect of our federal procurement law practice includes representing individuals and corporations that are subjected to Qui Tam and False Claims Act procurement fraud cases. This area of practice requires detailed knowledge of the various government contracting regulations and statutes. It also requires a level of procurement experience that can ultimately help the client to avoid or minimize criminal liability, jail time, or heavy civil fines.
Buy American Act Compliance
We help small businesses, prime construction, subcontractors, and manufacturers to assess their manufacturing process and procurement methods for compliance with the Buy American Act (BAA). Many false claims and Buy American Act fraud cases originate from the Buy American Statute. Our government procurement lawyers provide procurement legal advice and guidance.
Government Contract Claims and Litigation Services
A common aspect of our procurement experience is to help clients to prepare, litigate and appeal contract disputes against the federal government. We provide consulting and litigation services. Our lawyers are well-versed in Government Contract Disputes Act claims and litigating disputes.
Small Business Government Contracting
At Watson, we pride ourselves on our deep experience level with government small business programs and the government contracting procedures and regulations involved. We provide legal support and navigation through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) programs, including the 8(a) Business Development Program (8(a) BD) for small disadvantaged businesses, the SBA HUBZone Program, the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program (SDVOSB) and more. In addition, we frequently provide legal advice and counsel our small business clients on the proper use of teaming agreements, joint ventures and mentor protégé relationships.
Contact Watson’s Government Procurement Lawyers
Get immediate help from a law firm that understands the marketplace: To learn more about Watson & Associates’ federal government procurement attorneys to set up a FREE confidential consultation to discuss the specifics of your case, call our government procurement lawyers at 1-866-601-5518. Schedule a Free Consultation Now