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sdvosb veteran owned businessesThe Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Certification Program (SDVOSB Certification)  is steadily making its mark in government contracting.

However, small businesses sometimes are not aware of the various veteran government contracting rules that apply to set-asides, bid protests and the many nuances that apply to the service disabled veteran certification process. 

In other situations, companies mistakenly challenge an awardee’s SDVOSB status in the wrong court. These are all issues where an experienced government contracting attorney can help

The government contract law attorneys at Watson & Associates, LLC often serve as general counsel for veterans and service disabled government contractors and help veteran owned small business SDVOSB clients to navigate through the various nuances involved with government contracts for disabled veterans and federal procurement law.

Our team of SDVOSB certification attorneys ensures that businesses can reduce liabilities while safeguarding their revenues from government contracts. The law firm uses over 30 years of combined experience to protect your federal projects and reputation while safeguarding your bottom line.

Whether there are disputes with the unique VA qualifying regulations, SDVOSB set-asides, sole source decisions or other disputes, our lawyers provide legal advice and litigation services to clients across the country.

Disabled Veteran Owned Business Contracting and SDVOSB Certification Services

As a verteran-owned law firm, Watson & Associates, LLC serves as general counsel for SDVOSB contract clients across the United States by helping them to avoid frequent and costly mistakes made during the contract performance stage and during litigation.

There are several legal issues that arise with Disabled Veteran Owned Business Certification. When a competitor challenges your status or the VA denies your SDVOSB certification, our lawyers can help.

If you are a service-connected disabled veteran owned business and need help meeting the VA service disabled veteran certification requirements, our government contracts and veterans contracting attorneys can help you with a variety of legal matters that can arise during the bidding and contract performance stages. They include:

To speak with an experienced Small Business government contract lawyer about the SDVOSB certification process or government contracts for disabled veterans, call 1-866-601-5518 for a free initial consultation.

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Certification Process Requirements for Eligibility:  In order to be eligible for the Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Program, you and your business must meet the following veteran owned small business certification process requirements for  set asides and sole source awards.

  • The Service Disabled Veteran (SDV) must have a service-connected disability that has been determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs or Department of Defense
  • The SDVOSB must be small under the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to the procurement
  • The SDV must unconditionally own 51% of the SDVOSB
  • The SDVOSB must control the management and daily operations of the SDVOSB
  • The SDV must hold the highest officer position in the SDVOSB

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Control Disputes: There are certain veteran owned business SDVOSB certification eligibility requirements that address control of the Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Entity. They include::

The management and daily business operations of the concern must be controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans.

Control by one or more service-disabled veterans means that both the long-term decision making and the day-to-day management and administration of the business operations must be conducted by one or more service-disabled veterans

The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse of permanent caregiver of such veteran

  • Service-disabled veteran means a veteran with a disability that is service-connected.
  • Ownership must be direct. Ownership by one or more service disabled veterans must be direct ownership.
  • A concern owned principally by another business entity that is in turn owned and controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans does not meet this requirement.

SBA Mentor Protege Program for SDVOSB Applicants 

The All Small Mentor-Protege Program (ASMPP) was established in 2016 to extend SBA approved mentor-protégé relationships to every small business. If you are an SDVOSB company, then you can also participate in the SBA Mentor Protege Program for SDVSOB small businesses. Our consultants and attorneys can help in this area.


Service Disabled Veteran-owned Small Business Application – Can You Appeal a Denial?

This dynamic program seeks to develop strong protégé firms through mentor-provided business development assistance and to help them successfully compete for government contracts. Rather than creating separate programs for each constituency (Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses, Women Owned Small Businesses, Historically Underutilized Business Zones) the SBA created one all-inclusive program. This new program was modeled after
the successful SBA 8(a) Mentor-Protégé Program.

The SDVSOB appeal process starts with a Request for Reconsideration. After you receive your denial letter, you must provide a an appeal letter clearly and conclusively addresses the concerns raised in your appeal. Provide evidence and documentation that substantiates your claims (you want to stay away from providing screenshots. Get certified copies of your documents. The appeal board must have a rational basis for granting your Request for Reconsideration.

Nationwide Help With Government Contracts for Veteran Owned Business

Veteran Owned Small Business Certification LawyersOur government contracts and service disabled veteran owned small business certification (SDVOSB certification)  services offer general counsel for federal VA small   business contractors seeking to meet the veteran owned small business certification requirements and help with contract awards to a SDVOSB contractor in all states regarding legal and non-legal matters about the SDVOSB certification process.

We assist with your SDVOSB application and disputes in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. 

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If you need legal advice about federal contracting  small business programs and SDVOSB certification, general counsel, or consulting services for veteran owned businesses, call our government small business contract lawyers at 1-866-601-5518.