Nishat Azam Federal Government Contracts AttorneyNishat Azam is of-counsel at Watson & Associates, LLC.  Her practice areas include business law, litigation, and federal government contracts.

Nishat has extensive knowledge of the FAR and DFARS regulations and regularly advises clients in these areas in addition to legal issues related to small businesses doing business with the federal government.

She is well versed in negotiating subcontracts, software licenses, and teaming agreements relating to Federal procurements. She is also well versed in drafting contracts, memorandums, and briefs for government contract work related to SBA 8(A) certification and joint ventures. Nishat has further assisted contractors with bid protests at the GAO, at the Agency level, and at the Court of Federal Claims. 

Areas of Practice

  • SBA 8(a) Program
  • Small Business Disputes
  • Size Protests and OHA Appeals
  • HUBZone Certification and SBA Program Matters
  • Teaming Agreements and Subcontracting 
  • Bid Protests
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Mentor-Protege Arrangements
  • FAR, DFARS and Contractor Compliance
  • Software Licenses


She received her Juris Doctor degree from Barry University School of Law and her Master of Laws (LLM) in International Law with a focus on international trade from Stetson University. 

Nishat is an active member of the Washington, DC, Virginia and the Florida Bars and is skilled at working with businesses in the government contracting space. She is fluent in Hindi.

 Bar and Court Admissions

  • US Supreme Court
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Virginia

Contact Nishat Azam online or call 1-866-601-5518.