federal construction attorneys and contract dispute lawyers

Federal government construction attorneys at Watson & Associates provide legal counsel and litigation support to prime contractors, suppliers and manufacturers from project design and planning to contract negotiation and performance and construction claims litigation.

As top federal construction attorneys Watson & Associates provide guidance and legal counsel to various participants on a government construction project. Industry clients include owners, architects, small businesses, engineers, contractors, material suppliers, and subcontractors. We help with litigation and appeals for construction contract disputes, claims and resolution and FAR compliance.

Nationwide and Overseas Reach

As a small boutique construction law firm, with law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, we are geographically posited to aggressively represent small businesses and large construction contractors in United States and overseas.

Government Construction Law Attorney Services

Watson’s government construction attorneys help with:

Government Construction Contract Compliance

Our government construction lawyers counsel clients who struggle with the nuances of FAR compliance and construction contract disputes. We understand that beasts failure to perform the contract underlying requirements, companies who fail to comply with the FAR clauses and legal requirements can also face suspension and debarment or even face criminal liability. When the contracting officer makes an adverse decision regarding differing site conditions, requests for equitable adjustment or terminating a contract for default, we can help.

Weather delay construction claims and differing site conditions

This is yet a very common dispute between general contractors on a federal construction project. When companies experience differing site conditions, there are some deadlines that must be followed. Our federal government construction lawyers help with issues regarding site inspections and more. Members in our construction law practice group are well-versed in areas such as small business affiliation, SBA HUBZone requirements, SDVOSB construction cases, and contractors certified under the SBA 8(a) Business Development Program.

Construction claims lawyers for contract delay claims

When companies bid on federal jobs, it is common for the contracting officer to deny claims for legally valid construction delay claims in the contract agreement. The common dispute is whether or not there is a compensable claim, or whether the agency was required to give you extra time to complete the project. As construction claims lawyers, we often help with appeals to the various boards of contract appeals and the Court of Federal Claims.

Lawyers for Contractors for Construction Contract violations, litigation, and  CDA compliance 

 When a contractor fails to correctly process federal construction claims, the contracting officer will often deny your request. Our procurement lawyers provide legal advice on litigation and appeals,  FAR compliance, scope changes, differing site conditions, and preparing timely Contract Disputes Act claims

Small business construction teaming arrangements, joint venture and mentor protege relationships

Many prime contractors are small businesses. Others  subcontract to large businesses. The relationships between small business and other subcontractors are strictly regulated bu SBA regulations and the FAR. Our construction lawyers help with issues related to teaming agreements, construction joint venture relationships and mentor protege agreements.

Federal Construction Contract Appellate Lawyers

We appear before various courts

When the agency makes an adverse decision and alleges that you violated procurement laws, our appellate lawyers prepare to handle to dispute on appeal to the requisite appellate court. As federal government construction claims litigation lawyers, we frequently appear before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA); the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA); GAO; SBA OHA and the Small Business Administration for size protest and affiliation matters, the US Court of Federal Claims (COFC) and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. See information on Preparing and Defending Government Contract Claims Under the Contract Disputes Act.

As lawyers for contractors across the UD, the law firm provides legal counsel on military and federal construction contracts regarding Contract Disputes Act claims and appeals. Our federal construction attorneys practice before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA), U.S. Court of Federal Claims (COFC) in addition to appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. We also frequently represent clients and provide construction law advice in federal construction disputes related to payment issues, government construction defect allegations, construction claims and payment disputes and concerns related to FAR compliance and SBA small business disputes.

Contact Watson’s Government Construction Attorneys

Federal construction lawyers free consultation

Find a construction lawyer that understands federal contracting. If you are involved with construction for the federal government and looking to find a federal government construction attorney or construction claims lawyer that understands federal government construction contracts, call Watson & Associates, LLC law firm toll-free at 866-601-5518 to schedule a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION.