Getting favorable results for federal government contractors nationwide.

Maryland Government Contracts Lawyer baltimore bethesdaWatson & Associates, LLC government contracts lawyers help federal contractors in all states for various industries across the United States including Maryland and its metro areas, to solve federal contract disputes and to increase their bottom line. With law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, the law firm has domestic and international reach. When clients come to us for help, the goal is to quickly get to the bottom of the problem and implement a level of client protection that reduces liability for the company.

  • Over 30 years of federal procurement
  • Affordable legal counsel 
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Prompt response for our government contractor clients nationwide.

As government contract lawyers serving companies in Maryland, we understand the common legal issues that arise in government contract law. Our contract law attorneys provide legal advice and counsel in such areas as:

  • Bid protests 
  • 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
  • Litigation and appeals COFC and UC Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Teaming agreements, Joint Ventures and SBA Mentor Protégé Programs
  • Procurement fraud attorney and criminal defense for government contractors
  • SDVOSB, HUBZone and SBA 8(a) programs
  • Suspension and Debarment
  • Government contracts consulting services
  • White collar crime lawyers – defense

COFC & GAO 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 the 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

Serving companies with government contracts in Maryland, we 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.

Maryland Government Contract Consulting

Our clients want to increase their bottom line when there are government contracts awarded. Our federal government contracting consultants help in a variety of areas to include responding to cure notices and show cause letters, small business matters and FAR statutory compliance. Visit our practice areas.

Government Contract Claims, Disputes & Appeal Contract Disputes

Contract Disputes Act compliance, REA, and Appeals: When government contractors find themselves in a tough position when the contracting officer denies a claim or the government fails to compensate for the 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 government contract 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 offices, 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, and latent construction latent defect claims. Read more..

Federal Contracts 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.

Maryland Federal Procurement Fraud Attorneys & Government Contractor Defense Lawyers

When federal law enforcement agencies seek out your company for government procurement fraud (civil or criminal), clients hire us to represent them from the initial investigation stage all the way through any indictment or criminal trial. As government contract fraud attorneys, we understand the underlying issues under procurement programs and laws where local counsel may not. Without the proper expertise in the root cause of criminal allegations, CEOs and companies find themselves ultimately facing jail time or paying hefty amounts to settle cases with the DOJ or other federal law enforcement agencies.

Maryland Government Contractor White Collar Crime Lawyers

When federal government contractors in Maryland 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.

Termination for Default and Convenience Appeal Lawyers

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 Maryland Companies

As federal government contract lawyers in Maryland, with law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, the law firm can represent government contractors in all areas of Maryland including:  Baltimore MD, Columbia, Germantown, Silver Spring, Waldorf, Ellicott City, Glen Burnie, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Rockville, Dundalt, Bethesda MD, Townson, Bowie, Aspen Hill, Wheaton and all metro areas surrounding the Washington DC areas.

Call Our Federal Contracting Lawyers Today for Immediate Help

Call our government contract lawyers and procurement fraud attorneys for clients in Maryland toll-free at 1-866-601-5518 for a FREE Initial Consultation or contact us online.