Federal Governments Contracts Lawyers Helping You to Avoid Costly Legal Mistakes While Improving Your Bottom Line. 


Federal Government Contract Attorneys, Law firm and lawyers for contractors

The federal government contracting process begins with knowing how the system works and using it to the advantage of both small businesses and large DOD contractor. Watson & Associates, LLC’s government contracts lawyers have been representing contractors for almost two decades.

With over 30 years of experience in the federal procurement marketplace, we have achieved favorable results for our clients. By working for various DOD contracting agencies, we know both sides of the argument in a potential disputes.  Our actual experience working for federal contracting agencies arms our law office with a solid foundation to help our clients through times of crisis.

  • Get reliable legal counsel based upon research and legal authority
  • Get cost-effective solutions but also without taking short cuts
  • We treat each situation as though it were going before a judge
  • Some of professionals have worked for federal contracting agencies and understand the rules
  • Nationwide and global reach for small businesses and larger DOD contractors


 As one of the top Colorado and Washington DC located boutique government contracts law firms, our federal contract attorneys offer a wide variety of procurement legal services. They include:

  • Bid protests (Agency, GAO, and Court of Federal Claims)
  • Contract Disputes Act (CDA) claims
  • FAR compliance and statutory guidance
  • Federal contract attorney and consulting services
  • Government investigations
  • Government construction matters
  • DOD contracts legislative and policy
  • Litigation and appeals
  • Consulting for seeking out and obtaining government procurement opportunities
  • Small business contract matters
  • SBA Programs
  • Some intellectual property matters
  • Suspension and debarment
  • Termination for convenience and default

If you are looking to a find a federal government contracts attorney to resolve your dispute about service contracts or construction disputes, call Toll-Free 1-(866) 601-5518 at either our Colorado or Washington DC Law Offices – Free Initial Consultation. 

Government Contracts Lawyers for Litigation and Appeals


Contracting officers or other procurement agency decisions can be wrong.  Undeserving small businesses and DOD contractors can receive unlawful agency decisions such as terminations or denial of a contract claim.

  • These unlawful decisions result from common mistakes made during an engagement with the agency such as improper evidence or legal justification.
  • In many cases, with the right government contracts attorney, the decision can be reversed or the parties reach some level of favorable result.

Responding to government contracting actions sometimes have strict time limits associated with filing an appeal before the proper court or tribunal. If you fail to properly assess the next step or act in a timely fashion you will forfeit your rights. Government contracting actions such as bid protests, contract claims and disputes appeals, or small business SBA disputes must also be timely filed or they will be “time-barred,” that is, courts will not review your request for relief. 


If You Contract With Government Agencies in the United States or Overseas, We can Help.

With a small boutique government contract law firm in Washington DC and Colorado, Watson & Associates’ federal government contracting attorneys ensure that businesses can reduce liabilities while safeguarding their revenues.  The firm’s Gov contracts attorney practice uses over 30 years of combined experience to protect your federal projects and reputation while safeguarding your bottom line.

As federal government lawyers for contractors, our procurement litigation team includes several seasoned professionals who consistently work within the courts and understand how to craft sound legal arguments when there is a litigation dispute. We have earned a reputation for gaining favorable results for small businesses and large DOD contractors through vigorous representation.

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Each Watson & Associates’ government contracts lawyer at law helps  you to promptly resolve disputes in a logical and economical fashion. We base our legal advice and direction about a government contracting matters on credible legal authority and case law.


Our federal contract law firm represents small businesses and large DOD contractors from various industry groups. We have had substantial results in the areas of bid protests, contract terminations, suspension and debarments and contract claims against the federal government.

Bid Protests

Agency Level, GAO, and Court of Federal Claims: As federal contract lawyers and bid protest attorneys, we also advise and represent small business and large DOD contractors in regulatory practices at the GAO protests, Court of Federal Claims bid protest cases and appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Our federal DC government contract law firm has achieved favorable results by securing corrective actions in many at the GAO and agency level.  The law office also represents contractors in both pre-award bid protests and post-award protests. Read more..


Federal government contract Claims, Contract Disputes Act compliance, REA, and Appeals

Contractors often find themselves at odds when the contracting officer denies a claim or the government fails to compensate for scope of work changes or equitable adjustments. We minimize contractual liabilities of government contractors and the indicators for liability with government purchases under the FAR.

Watson’s government contracting lawyers have litigated Contract Disputes Act (CDA) cases before the various Boards of Contract Appeals and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. At both our Colorado and Washington DC office, our government contracts law firm has extensive experience in preparing contract claims. We also help our clients to negotiate complex claims arising from breach of contract, differing site conditions, latent construction latent defect claims. Read more..


T4D Appeal and T4C Claim Preparation and Disputes: Watson’s federal government contracts attorneys have represented federal contractors in contract legal services and litigation in a wide range of termination for default appeal cases.  Our procurement professionals also have negotiated default terminations into and termination for convenience. When contractors receive cure notices or show cause letters, each contract attorney helps them to prepare detailed responses with a focus on preventing defaults. If you contract with government procurement agencies,  then as federal contract attorneys, we also help clients to prepare settlement proposals when there is a termination for convenience.


Regulatory Practices – New Law, Federal Register & Comments, and Regulatory Guidance: As federal government contracts lawyers, we help our clients to navigate through the complex regulations and take proactive action when new government contracting regulations develop in the Federal Register.

We help clients to prepare comments and viable questions when proposed legislation and federal policy can impact their business’ future.

Federal Government Contract Attorneys and Lawyers – Procurement Investigations 

Agency Investigations, Internal, Policies, and Controls: When it comes to Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and other procurement laws, and as one the federal contract law firms in Washington DC, Watson provides consulting services to help our clients avoid non-compliance penalties and adverse actions.

Watson’s CO and Washington DC federal government contract attorneys practice helps clients to prevent adverse actions with legal issues by helping them respond to government procurement investigations for government purchases. We understand the impact and humiliation that clients can experience.

  • The government contracting law firm also helps with internal compliance reviews and develop contractor codes of ethics and internal policies and controls.

Each federal government contracts attorney at Watson understands the importance of developing and implementing sound contractor compliance policy and internal controls. Clients frequently depend on us to make sure that they are complying with all federal contract laws (FAR) and contract terms and conditions. Read more..

Federal Contract Attorney – Small Business Contract Lawyers 

SBA Programs, Size Protests, and FAR 19 Matters

As federal government contract law attorneys and small business contract lawyers, Watson & Associates offer broad and deep experience with government small matters. For example, we provide legal and consulting services for the SBA 8a Certification Program and HUBZone matters.

Additionally, when it comes to government contracts for small businesses, the law firm frequently help contractors with government contracting matters involving teaming agreementsjoint venture agreements, Asset Purchases,  Business Sales and Novations,  SDVOSB Disputes, Mentor Protégé relationships, and prime and subcontractor disputes. Our federal government lawyers are also experienced in Native American federal contracting and the special rules involved. Read more..

Federal Government Contracts Attorney for Suspension and Debarment 

Response Preparation, Hearings, and Litigation

Watson’s federal government contracting law firm’s practice provides gov contracts attorneys to companies or individuals facing suspension and debarment actions.

Each government contracts attorney’s goal is to help clients to get the best possible result with legal issues. We help by preparing proposed suspension and debarment responses, attending debarment hearings, and negotiating administrative agreements and compliance. Read more..

Clear direction and straight talk to our clients: Watson & Associates, LLC with law offices Colorado and Washington DC office, our federal contract lawyers represent small businesses and larger DOD contractors from various industry groups. They include health care, professional services, construction, manufacturing and IT companies to mention a few.



To learn more about Watson & Associates, LLC’s boutique government contract law firm services to set up an appointment to discuss the specifics of your case with Colorado-based or  Washington DC federal government contracts lawyers, please contact our law office today. When it comes to going up against the legal system, time is of the essence. Schedule a free consultation. 

CALL Watson’s Government contracts lawyers  at 1-866-601-5518. FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION TODAY.