Federal contract attorneys and False Claims Act lawyers helping companies to avoid the Most COSTLY MISTAKES and Criminal Liability.

Watson & Associates, LLC helps federal government contractors for various industries across the United States including Michigan and its metro areas solve federal government contract disputes, avoid civil and criminal liability under the Federal False Claims Act, while increasing 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
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Prompt response for our clients nationwide.

As federal government contract dispute 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
  • 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.

Government contracts for small businesses. Our federal small business lawyers frequently help companies 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 protests and size appeals to SBA OHA.

Criminal defense attorneys for government contractors in Michigan: 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.

Michigan Government Defense Contractor White Collar Crime Fraud Case Attorneys

When federal government contractors in Michigan are investigated and charged in a criminal case alleging procurement fraud, conspiracy, False Claims Act or some other fraudulent crime, our white collar crime defense lawyers immediately prepare a sound legal defense team. We are aggressive government fraud case attorneys that push back against federal prosecutors and handle a fraud case from the investigation through trial.

Michigan 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, 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..

Michigan Government Contract Fraud Lawyers & Federal 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 case attorneys and procurement criminal defense lawyers 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 contract fraud attorneys also work with local criminal defense attorneys to increase our client’s chances of prevailing.

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.

Michigan Federal Health Care Fraud Lawyer

Health care fraud is a serious criminal offense that carries heavy penalties. If you face charges of health care fraud or are under investigation for a suspected violation, contact our Michigan Health Care Fraud Lawyers immediately to discuss your options and safeguard your rights and best interests. Our team can help handle criminal cases involving procurement law violations, medical billing fraud, overpayment, and the Procurement Integrity Act. If you seek an aggressive team of health care fraud defense lawyers, call us immediately at 1.866.601.5518.

Michigan Federal False Claims Act Lawyers

At Watson & Associates, LLC, our team of highly experienced attorneys offers comprehensive counseling and defense services for matters concerning the False Claims Act (FCA). We are dedicated to supporting federal contractors in Michigan, guiding them through the complex FCA landscape. With our expertise and resources, our False Claims Act lawyers strive to safeguard both your personal and business prosperity. Our diligent investigations aim to mitigate liability risks associated with government investigations, civil actions, criminal prosecutions, and other potential consequences. Rely on our extensive knowledge in FCA defense provided by our trusted Michigan Federal False Claims Act defense lawyers.

Michigan Buy American Act Compliance Lawyers

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

Michigan 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 Trade Agreements Act compliance attorneys offer detailed guidance, ensuring Michigan federal government contractors meet all necessary TAA requirements and maintain their competitive edge. Read more..

Government Contract Attorneys Helping Michigan Companies

As federal government contract attorneys and federal False Claims Act lawyers, with law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, the law firm can represent government contractors in all metro areas of Michigan including:  Detroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Sterling Heights, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Flint, Dearborn, Livonia, Westland, Troy, Farmington Hills, Kalamazoo, Wyoming, Southfield, Rochester Hills and more.

Call Our Michigan Federal Contract Dispute Lawyers Today for Immediate Help

Call our Federal Government contract dispute attorneys toll-free at 1-866-601-5518 for a FREE Initial Consultation or contact us online.