florida government contracts attorney When entering the federal procurement marketplace, your company has the potential for growth and success. However, government contracting has complex rules and regulations. When the DOJ or OIG targets your company for non-compliance with procurement laws, it becomes a very abrasive and stressful situation.

Our job at Watson & Associates, LLC is to keep you compliant, fight back when the agency makes an unlawful decision, and aggressively defend you and your company when under civil or criminal investigations. With our 30-plus years in the federal procurement marketplace, our attorneys have the necessary experience to help you through the government contracting journey.

In federal government contracting, there is the risk of unfavorable agency decisions, thorough investigations under the False Claims Act, and the possibility of criminal charges and jail time. In many cases, expert assistance may be required to effectively negotiate significant government contract claims.

When the OIG and DOJ launch federal investigations, this can be a contractor’s worst nightmare. Whether investigations arise through whistleblower Qui Tam cases or are initiated by the contracting officer, our Florida federal contractor criminal defense lawyers will immediately form a team of dedicated lawyers for your case. Our goal is to get cases dismissed or to minimize criminal liability.

With strategically located offices in Washington DC and Denver, CO, the team of government contract lawyers at Watson & Associates, LLC is well-positioned to provide guidance to small businesses and large DOD contractors, helping them navigate the complex landscape of federal contracting.

 Government Contracting Attorney Services:

As Florida procurement lawyers , we also help with:

  1. Procurement Consulting Services: Tailored consulting for government contractors on various topics, including FAR statutory compliance and federal government marketing strategies.
  2. Buy American Act BAA Compliance
  3. False Claims Act Defense
  4. Florida White Collar Contractor Criminal Defense lawyers: Protecting clients from allegations of procurement fraud and other related civil and false claims criminal charges.
  5. Government Contracts Litigation & Appeals: Experienced representation in bid protests, contract disputes, terminations, and higher court appeals.
  6. FAR Part 19 and SBA Small Business regulations: Comprehensive support for small businesses in federal contracting, from SBA false certifications to defense against size protests.
  7. Government Investigations & Defense: Assisting clients facing investigations by federal bodies, ensuring proper responses and robust defense against allegations.
  8. Government contract termination for default and convenience
  9. Government Contract Claims and Disputes
  10. SBA Size Protests and Appeals
  11. Suspension and Debarment: Representing businesses and government employees in suspension or debarment scenarios.
  12. Trade Agreements Act TAA compliance
  13. Florida White Collar Crime Lawyers – Defense: Vigorous protection for individuals and businesses facing government contractor white collar crime allegations.
  14. OIG and DOJ Civil Investigative Demands and Subpoena Responses

Best Criminal Defense Attorneys for Federal Government Contractors in Florida

The defense lawyers at Watson focus on providing comprehensive legal services to federal contractors, ensuring strict adherence to legal compliance. Our goal is to help increase your bottom line while minimizing criminal liability. As federal criminal defense attorneys, we are dedicated exclusively to serving federal contractors. With decades of expertise in this specialized field,we can guide you through the complex regulations and statutes protecting your legal rights.

What sets us apart: We possess in-depth knowledge of underlying procurement laws that commence investigations. This is what sets us apart from traditional criminal defense lawyers. Without experience is such issues and SBA small business regulations, specific FAR clauses, Trade Agreements Act, Buy American Act and other unique statutes, the likelihood of a criminal indictment and, ultimately, a conviction by jury is more than likely to happen. Contractors should be well aware of this fact.

At Watson, we understand the stress and anxiety of facing government contractor fraud charges, and our personalized and empathetic counsel addresses every aspect of your case.

Florida White Collar Crimes Defense Lawyers

White Collar Defense & Internal Investigations: when government contractors or corporate CEOs and investigated or indicted with white collar crimes, our Florida federal criminal defense lawyers can help. We work with defense lawyers throughout the United States in cases involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Financial Fraud, Healthcare Fraud (including Medicare Fraud), Environmental Violations and Compliance, Embezzlement, Computer and Intellectual Property Crimes, Anti-Money Laundering, government contractor fraud, False Claims Act, Bribery, International White Collar Crimes and more. If federal contractors in Florida see white-collar criminal defense attorneys, Watson & Associates defense lawyers can help.

Florida False Claims Act Lawyer & Qui Tam Defense Attorneys

Florida Federal False Claims Act Attorneys Serving Tampa, Miami, Jacksonville, Orlando, and All of Florida:  Federal False Claims Act investigations are usually triggered of a qui tam lawsuit. Watson & Associates, LLC defend government contractors, and healthcare clients who are named as qui tam defendants or who are being investigated for violating the Federal  False Claims Act.

Our attorneys also have experience  in federal criminal defense and regulatory compliance. We also represent corporations and contractors under DOJ< OIG or SEC investigators for government in various matters. We build a solid legal defense team to represent you from beginning to end (including Tampa, Sarasota, Orlando, West Palm Beach and more).

Health False Claims Act defense for various types of industries: Florida healthcare providers, businesses, physician-owned entities, and facilities have a higher risk of dealing with a federal False Claims Act investigation than similar healthcare entities in the United States. If the federal government investigates your practice, entity, or business, you could be subject to substantial civil or criminal penalties. Let our False Claims Act lawyer help.

Florida Buy American Act and TAA Compliance Lawyers

Understanding the intricacies of the Build American Buy America (BABAA) and Buy American Act can be daunting. Our FL government contracting attorneys specialize in ensuring Florida-based contractors remain compliant with these regulations, safeguarding their businesses from potential pitfalls. We help with Trade Agreements Act compliance investigations, criminal subpoenas and civil investigative demands CID. Read more….

FL Trade Agreements Act (TAA) Compliance Attorneys

Trade agreements can be complex and require a deep understanding to navigate. At Watson & Associates, LLC, our experts offer detailed guidance on TAA compliance, ensuring Florida federal government contractors meet all necessary requirements and maintain their competitive edge. If you are under federal investigation for TAA compliance in Florida, Call our FL trade agreements TAA compliance attorneys.  Read more..

Florida Federal Government Contractor Fraud Lawyers

Allegations of fraud can seriously jeopardize a company’s reputation and financial status. Our dedicated team robustly defends CEOs, entities, and government contractors against claims of procurement fraud and other related allegations.

The team that we will assign is highly experienced in helping businesses and organizations fight false claims, waste, abuse, and fraud involving government contracts. Our team of government contractor defense lawyers deeply understands the laws and regulations governing government contractor activities, including the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Procurement Integrity Act, Truth in Negotiations Act, and more.

We are committed to offering high-quality legal advice and representation for disputes and allegations related to government contractors. With our deep understanding of the intricate nature of government contracts, we will help you manage risks, safeguard your interests from potential losses or penalties, and achieve a favorable resolution. Whether you are faced with accusations of contract breach or overcharging, you can trust our FL Government Contractor Fraud Lawyers to provide expert legal counsel and exceptional representation.. Contact us today to discuss your case.

Top Federal Government Contracts Attorneys in Florida

With law offices in the heart of Washington DC and the beautiful state of Colorado, our firm specializes in federal government contract law and formidable criminal defense for cases of government contractor fraud. We are passionate about providing top-notch representation for government contractors in white-collar defense and contractor fraud cases across various vibrant FL metro areas. Don’t hesitate to contact our exceptional federal government contract attorneys today for an initial consultation, absolutely free of charge, at 1-866-601-5518 or reach out to us online. Immediate assistance is just a phone call away and we’re here to help you confidently navigate the legal landscape.

Florida HealthCare Fraud Defense Lawyers

Healthcare fraud is a serious criminal offense that carries heavy penalties. If you face criminal charges of health care fraud or are under federal investigation for a suspected violation, contact our Florida Health Care Fraud Defense Lawyers immediately to discuss your options and safeguard your rights and best interests. Our team can help handle criminal cases involving procurement law violations, kickback Statutes, and the Procurement Integrity Act. If you seek an aggressive team of health care fraud defense lawyers, call us immediately at 1.866.601.5518.

Our False Claims Act lawyers serve Florida clients in Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Orlando, St. Petersburg, Hialeah, Port St. Lucie, and Cape Coral and surrounding metro areas.

Why Choose Us?

  • Nationwide Representation: With strategic offices in Washington DC and Colorado, our firm provides comprehensive representation to clients across diverse regions.
  • Three Decades of Procurement Experience: With an impressive track record of over three decades in the federal procurement sector, our firm demonstrates unparalleled knowledge and expertise.
  • Aggressive and Personalized Approach: We understand procurement law and can advocate and push back when federal prosecutors bring meritless civil or criminal actions or contracting officers violate the law. 

Contact Us

Contact us today at 1.866.601.5518 to learn more about how we can help you with all of your government contract fraud criminal defense needs for federal contractors. 1-866-601-5518 or contact us online.