Government contract law attorneys helping businesses in Hawaii avoid the Most COSTLY MISTAKES in Federal Procurement.
Watson & Associates, LLC helps federal government contractors for various industries across the United States including Hawaii and its metro areas to solve federal government contract disputes and to their bottom line. With law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, the law firm has domestic and international reach.
- Over 30 years of federal procurement space
- Legal counsel offering aggressive representation
- Free Initial Consultation (1-866-601-5518)
- Prompt response for our clients nationwide.
As government contract law attorneys, we understand the common legal issues that arise in government contract law. Our contract attorneys provide legal advice and counsel in such areas as:
- Bid protests (GAO and COFC)
- Government contract claims and disputes
- Cure notices and show cause letters
- Termination of contract for default and convenience
- Small business and SBA program matters
- False Claims Act defense
- Government contractor fraud defense
- Litigation and appeals COFC and UC Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- Teaming agreements, Joint Ventures and SBA Mentor Protégé Programs
- SDVOSB, HUBZone and SBA 8(a) programs
- Suspension and Debarment
- Government contracts consulting services
- Contractor white collar crime lawyers
Bid protests, litigation and appeals
We frequently appear before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Court of Federal Claims, Appeals to the US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. Besides government contract bid protest litigation and intervenor legal counsel, we litigate matters related to termination of contracts for default and convenience; appeals of federal contracting claims to the Boards of Contract Appeals and other Contract Disputes Act matters.
Government contracts for small businesses. Our Hawaii federal government contract attorneys frequently help companies to navigate through the legal issues related to SBA 8a certification; HUBZone Program; SDVOSB government contract law; teaming agreements, joint ventures and SBA mentor protégé contract disputes. When small businesses are awarded federal contracts, our bid protest attorneys represent and intervene in SBA small business size protests and size appeals to SBA OHA.
Hawaii government contracts consulting: Our clients want to increase their bottom line when there are government contracts awarded. Our Federal government consultants help in a variety of areas including responding to cure notices and show cause letters, ITARs, contract claims, marketing to the federal government and FAR statutory compliance. Visit our practice areas.
Hawaii Federal Government Contract Dispute Lawyers & Appeal Lawyers
Contract Disputes Act compliance, REA, and Appeals: When government contractors in Hawaii find themselves in a tough position when the contracting officer denies a claim or the government fails to compensate for scope of work changes, issue change orders or pay for equitable adjustments, Watson & Associates’ government contract lawyers can help.
We minimize the contractual liabilities of government contractors and the indicators for liability under the FAR. Watson’s Hawaii government contract law lawyers litigate Contract Disputes Act claims (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, the law firm has extensive experience in preparing contract claims and REAs. We also help our clients to negotiate complex contract claims arising from breach of contract, differing site conditions, latent construction latent defect claims. Read more..
Criminal defense attorneys for government contractors in Hawaii: When small businesses and large defense contractors receive target letters or have been indicted for conspiracy to commit fraud against the government, false claims against the federal government or some other criminal action, our government contractor defense lawyers can help. If you are being investigated for small business program violations, call our law firm immediately.
Hawaii Government Contractor Fraud White Collar Crime Lawyers
When federal government contractors in Hawaii are investigated and charged in a criminal case alleging procurement fraud, conspiracy, False Claims Act or some other fraudulent crime, our white collar crime lawyers immediately prepare a sound legal defense team. We push back against federal prosecutors and handle a case from the investigation through trial.
False Claims Act Defense
Federal law enforcement such as the DOJ and OIG launch investigations and send out target letters to defense contractors. At Watson & Associates our lawyers provide False Claims Act defense representation in government contract fraud cases, Qui Tam Whistleblower cases. We help clients respond to Civil Investigative Demands ( CIDS ) and other government fraud allegations in Hawaii.
Our lawyers are experienced at defending white-collar crime defense matters for business owners, corporate executives, defense contractors and government employees located throughout the nation and abroad. We understand the challenges of a criminal investigation or False Claims Act qui tam whistleblower case and how to represent our clients from subject matter jurisdiction to adjudication successfully.
We defend federal false claims cases, including investigations stemming from:
• Government contracting violations
• FCPA ( Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ) violations
• Procurement Fraud Allegations
Hawaii Government Contract Fraud Lawyers & Contractor Criminal Defense Attorneys
Oftentimes, the Department of Justice or OIG investigates small businesses and large defense contractors for procurement fraud or violations of SBA regulations. Watson’s government contractor fraud lawyers and procurement criminal defense attorneys represent federal contractors and serve with local criminals to defend against allegations of False Claims Act violations, Buy American Act compliance (BAA) violations, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and various civil and criminal charges. Watson & Associates’ government contractor fraud attorneys also work with local criminal defense attorneys to increase our client’s chances of prevailing.
Government Contract Law Legislation, Government Regulation, and Policy
Procurement Regulatory Practices – New Law, Federal Register & Comments, and Regulatory Guidance: As federal government contract attorneys, we frequently help small businesses and large DOD contractors to navigate through the complex FAR 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.
Termination for Default and Convenience
T4D Appeal and T4C Claim Preparation and Disputes: Watson’s public government contracts lawyers have represented federal contractors in a wide range of termination for default appeal cases. We 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. We also help clients to prepare settlement proposals when there is a termination for convenience.
Government Contract Attorneys Helping Hawaii Companies
As federal government contract lawyers, with law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, the law firm can represent government contractors in all areas of Hawaii including: Honolulu, East Honolulu, Pearl City, Hilo HI, Waipahu, Kailua CDP Honolulu County, Kaneohe, Mililani Town, Kahuli, Ewa Gentry, Makakilo, Schofield Barracks, Wahiawa, Kapolei and more.
Call Our Government Procurement Law Firm Today for Immediate Help
Call our Hawaii federal government contract law attorneys toll-free at 1-866-601-5518 for a FREE Initial Consultation or contact us online.