Watson & Associates’ federal government contracts lawyers represent small businesses and larger DOD contractors both within the continental United States (CONUS) and overseas. With law offices in Washington, D.C, and Denver, Colorado, our government contracts practice is uniquely positioned to represent clients in all states. As a growing boutique government contract law firm provides legal counsel in various parts of the federal procurement process.
Many of our government contract law attorneys have worked for the federal government and are uniquely positioned to aggressively advocate for our clients. We Help Client Throughout the U.S. and Overseas. Get a Free Initial 30 minute Consultation. 1-866-601-5518.
The law firm helps small businesses and large federal contractors to navigate through. and overcome complex federal procurement regulations, combat adverse agency decisions and overcome many tough hurdles during the contract performance stages. Our government contracts practice includes Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) compliance, contract claims and disputes, bid protests, SBA size protest litigation and appeals, and small business government contract compliance and overall general consulting.
Watson & Associates, LLC’s federal government contract lawyers represent clients in a wide range of federal contracts. With law offices located in Denver, Colorado and Washington, DC, the law firm has a national reach and helps small businesses and large federal contractors to analyze and resolve legal issues that may have a critical impact on the company.
When company executives hire us, we get to the bottom of the issues and provide reliable legal advice on the next steps and available options. Our goal is to handle the heavy lifting while company executives focus on day-to-day operations.
When contractors find themselves facing serious adverse actions from the contracting officer or federal agency as a whole, our government contracting attorneys provide over 30 years of experience by representing them in termination for default appeals, suspension and debarment, Contract Disputes Act litigation, SBA small business matters and more. See some of our favorable results.
Boutique Government Contract Law Firm – Litigation and Appellate Lawyers
We have experience litigating before the various courts on critical legal issues.
As a federal government contracts law firm, we often are called upon to provide legal counsel if a variety of complex situations. Our procurement appellate lawyers appear and litigate before the various courts such as the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, U.S. Court of Federal Claims (COFC), Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Federal contract litigation can be very complex and one case may involve a multitude of legal issues. Therefore, we do our homework when appealing or appearing before the various courts on your behalf.
Federal Government Contracting Practice Areas
Our federal government contracting attorneys resolve disputes in many facets of government contract law and federal procurement. Whether you are immersed in litigation involving small business contract disputes, SBA size determinations, contract claims against the government or some other issue that is impacting your bottom line, our contracts lawyers can help.
Our main areas of expertise include:
Our government contracts lawyers frequently represent small businesses and large DOD contractors in bid protests before the GAO, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. We understand the various disputes that can arise during the solicitation and evaluations. process. Read more.
Contract Claims and Disputes
Whether your case is simple or complex our government contracts lawyers help you to assess, prepare and litigate contract claims and disputes against the agency. The law firm also provides legal advice and representation in requests for equitable adjustment for service contracts, construction contract delays, Service Contract Act and other Contract Dispute Act cases. We represent clients before the Civilian and Armed Service Boards of Contract Appeals, the Court of Federal Claims and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Read more
Government Contract Compliance
Complying with contractor ethics rules, maintaining a FAR compliance program and developing sound mandatory compliance procedures often is problematic for many federal contractors. Watson’s federal government contracts lawyers help with compliance programs, structuring internal policies and controls, and building a sound legal foundation for our clients. Read more
Overseas Government Contracts and Contingency Contracting
For contractors performing overseas, the law firm pairs up with one of its government contracting attorneys to help you. We understand that contingency contracting is often governed by a different set of rules than the typical FAR compliance guidelines. We also work with contractors in Afghanistan, Iraq, Dubai and Saudi Arabia.
SBA and Small Business Government Contract Attorneys
Watson & Associates, LLC prides itself on its special knowledge of government contract small business programs. As federal contract lawyers and attorneys, we often represent small businesses in SBA size protest cases and size determination appeals to the SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals (SBA OHA). The law firm also provides legal advice and representation with issues We also advise clients on issues related to the SBA 8(a) Certification Program, SBA Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program, Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) matters and the Service Disabled Veteran Owned (SDVSOB) small business government contracting matters. Read more.
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Suspension and Debarment
When federal contractors or employees face suspension and federal debarment from doing business with the government, we help clients with responding to the recommendation for suspension and debarment, responding to show cause notices, administrative agreements with the agency officials. Read more.
Native American Contracting, SBA 8(a) Tribal and ANC Government Contracting
Our Government contracts lawyers provide legal counsel to Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs) and tribal entities that participate in the SBA 8(a) Program (Super 8a Companies). We understand the unique rules afforded to tribal 8(a) companies and their relationships with teaming partners and other contractual relationships. When Super 8(a) contractors need help structuring contractor relationships our law firm can help. Our government contracts attorneys also represent clients in government proceedings, including small business size determinations, appellate cases to SBA’s Office of Hearings and Appeals (SBA OHA), and SBA IG investigations for alleged violations of federal government contract laws. Read more.
Contract Termination for Default and Convenience
Watson’s federal government contracting attorneys have represented federal contractors in a wide range of termination for default appeal cases. Our federal contracts professionals also have negotiated default terminations into and termination for convenience. When contractors receive cure notices or show cause letters, each attorney helps them to prepare detailed responses with a focus on preventing defaults. As federal government contract lawyers, we also help clients to prepare settlement proposals when there is a termination for convenience.
Court of Federal Claims and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Litigation Lawyers
When lower courts make an adverse decision against a contractor, sometimes a review of the record can reveal serious legal errors. At Watson and Associates, our government contract lawyers represent companies nationwide and overseas to address serious mistakes made at the trial court or errors with the contracting officer’s final decision. Read more.
Nationwide and International Help for Various Industry Groups
Watson & Associates represent federal contractors in various industries including We apply our government contracting experience in a wide range of industries, including:
- Federal Construction
- Defense and Aerospace
- Environmental Remediation
- IT and Programming
- Financial Services
- Information Technology, Telecommunications and Information Systems
- Homeland Security
- Logistics and Transportation
- Manufacturing and Products
- Professional Services