Federal contract law attorneys and False Claims Act lawyers help defense contractors in Massachusetts avoid the Most COSTLY MISTAKES and minimize criminal liability and exposure.

Massachusetts Federal Government Contracts Attorneys Law Firm MAWatson & Associates, LLC helps federal government contractors for various industries across the United States, including Massachusetts 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
  • Legal counsel – Aggressive representation and legal defense
  • 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, False Claims Act investigations and issues that impact the business’ or personal future. 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
  • 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
  • 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.

Massachusetts government contracts attorneys for small businesses. Our federal government contract attorneys frequently help defense contractors in Massachusetts to navigate through the legal issues related to SBA 8a certification; HUBZone ProgramSDVOSB 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 protest and size appeals to SBA OHA.

Criminal defense attorneys for government contractors in Massachusetts 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.

Massachusetts 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 to include responding to cure notices and show cause letters, ITARs, contract claims, marketing to the federal government 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 scope of work changes, issue change orders or pay for equitable adjustments, Watson & Associates’ government contract lawyers can help. We minimize contractual liabilities of government contractors and the indicators for liability under the FAR.

Watson’s 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..

Federal Government 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.

Massachusetts Government Contractor White Collar Crime Lawyers

When federal government contractors in Massachusetts 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.

Massachusetts Federal False Claims Act Lawyers

At Watson & Associates, LLC, our team comprises highly experienced federal lawyers who offer comprehensive counseling and defense services for matters involving the False Claims Act (FCA). We are dedicated to supporting federal contractors in Massachusetts and providing guidance through the intricate FCA landscape.

With our expertise and resources, we strive to safeguard both personal and business prosperity. Our False Claims Act defense lawwyrs handle DOJ and OID investigations and aim to mitigate liability risks associated with government investigations, civil actions, criminal prosecutions, and other potential consequences. Given the hidden strategies that federal prosecutors use, our False Claims Act defense lawyers use their expertise and knowledge of the underlying issues to develop and aggressive legal defense.   

Massachusetts Buy American Act Compliance Lawyers

Gaining a thorough understanding of the complexities surrounding the Buy American Act can seem overwhelming. Our team of experienced GA government contracting attorneys specializes in guiding Massachusetts-based contractors diligently, ensuring their adherence to these regulations. By safeguarding their businesses from potential pitfalls, we offer assistance with TAA compliance investigations and responding to criminal subpoenas and civil investigative demands CID. Read more….

Massachusetts Trade Agreements Act (TAA) Compliance Attorneys

A TAA and buy american act criminal defense attorney discussing government contract laws with a clientTrade agreements can be complex and require a deep understanding to navigate. At Watson & Associates, LLC, our experts offer detailed guidance on the TAA, ensuring Massachusetts federal government contractors meet all necessary requirements and maintain their competitive edge. Read more..

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 Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts including: Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, Cambridge, New Bedford, Brockton, Quincy, Lynn MA, Fall River, Newton, Somerville MA, Lawrence, Framingham, Waltham, Haverhill and more.

Massachusetts Government Contractor 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.

Call Our  Massachusetts Federal Contract Attorneys Today for Immediate Help

Call our federal government contract law attorneys and False Claims Act lawyers toll-free at 1-866-601-5518 for a FREE Initial Consultation or contact us online.