Watson & Associates, LLC help federal government contractors for various industries across the United States including Rhode Island and its metro areas to solve federal government contract disputes and to increase their bottom line. When the DOJ and OIG targets your company for contractor fraud criminal allegations or federal False Claims Act civil fines, our defense attorneys can help. We help companies across the United States to combat against criminal allgeations in addition to contracting officer adverse decisions resulting from misapplication of procurement laws. With law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, the law firm has domestic and international reach.
- Over 30 years of federal procurement
- Legal counsel at a fraction of what larger firms charge
- Prompt response for our clients nationwide.
As federal government contract law attorneys, we understand the common legal issues that arise in government contracting . Our federal 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 US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- Suspension and debarment lawyers
- Termination of contract for default and convenience
- Teaming agreements, Joint Ventures and SBA Mentor Protégé Programs
- SDVOSB, HUBZone and SBA 8(a) programs
- Government contract consulting services
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.
Rhode Island government programs fraud lawyers
Oftentimes, small businesses and large DOD defense contractors find themselves defending themselves in government investigations for criminal and civil violations. The DOJ or OIG will often target companies for investigation even when their case is weak. This is where our government contractor fraud criminal defense lawyers can help. At Watson, we represent clients in Qui Tam defense cases, Federal False Claims Act defense, Buy American Act fraud, and violations of small business regulations, among others.
Government Contract Claims, Disputes, Litigation and Appeals
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.
For Rhode Island clients, Watson’s government contract litigation lawyers handle 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 lawyers, 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. Our law firm helps clients to prepare comments and viable questions when proposed legislation and federal policy can impact their business’ future.
Government contracts for small businesses. Our 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 protest and size appeals to SBA OHA.
Rhode Island government contract consulting: Our clients want to increase their bottom line when there are government projects awarded. Our Federal government contracting consultants help in a variety of areas to include responding to cure notices and show cause letters, contractor claims, marketing to the federal government and FAR statutory compliance. Visit our practice areas.
Federal Government Contract Attorneys Helping Rhode Island Companies
As federal government contract lawyers, with law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, the law firm represents government contractors in all areas of Rhode Island including Providence RI, Warwick, Cranston, Pawtucket, East Providence, Woonsocket, Newport, Central Falls, Westerly, Valley Falls RI, Newport East, Wakefield-Peacedale, Greenville, Cumberland Hill, Tiverton, Kingston, Pascoag, Narragansett Pier, Harrisville, Hope Valley, Melville, Chepachet, Ashaway RI, Bradford and more.
Call Our Government Procurement Law Firm Today for Immediate Help
Whether you are in Providence, Warwick or any other city in Rhode Island, get immediate help. Call our federal government contract law attorneys toll-free at 1-866-601-5518 for a FREE Initial Consultation or contact us online.