Watson & Associates, LLC helps federal government contractors for various industries across the United States including Texas and its Texas Government Contracts Attorneys san antonio wichita fallsmetro areas to solve federal government contract disputes and to increase their bottom line. With law offices in Washington DC and Colorado, the law firm has domestic and international reach.  We frequently represent clients in a broad array of government contracting matters, both civil and criminal. When the DOJ or OIG issues you a target letter in initiates government investigations that allege government contractor fraud, our federal criminal defense attorneys work with local criminal lawyers that are not experienced in the underlying charges.

  • Over 30 years of federal procurement
  • Legal counsel providing aggressive legal defense and representation
  • Prompt response for our clients nationwide.

We help companies to avoid the most costly mistakes in government contracting.

As Texas government contracts attorneys, we understand the common legal issues that arise when performing federal projects. Our government 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
  • Qui Tam and 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
  • Termination of contract for default and convenience
  • SDVOSB, HUBZone and SBA 8(a) programs
  • Suspension and debarment
  • Government contracts 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 the 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 contract small business lawyers. Our attorneys 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.

Texas federal government contract consulting: Our clients want to increase their bottom line when there are government contracts awarded. Our government consultants help in a variety of areas to include responding to cure notices and show cause letters, federal contractor claims, marketing to the federal government and FAR statutory compliance. Visit our practice areas.

Texas Contractor White Collar Crime Lawyers and Contractor Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys

Our government contractor white collar crime lawyers provide comprehensive legal services to individuals and businesses facing criminal investigations or charges. We are committed to providing strong representation and personalized attention, while working toward a successful outcome in each case. Our experience dealing with government contractor fraud, False Claims Act, conspiracy charges, Kickbacks, Buy American Act fraud and other related matters is unmatched in the field. We are equipped to defend our clients in court, as well as during internal investigations or audits. Our lawyers understand the complexities of white collar cases and will work tirelessly to protect your rights. If you find yourself facing a white collar crime investigation or charge, contact us today for experienced legal advice and representation. We are here to help you navigate the legal system and achieve the best possible result.

Government Contractor Fraud Lawyers

Our Government contractor Fraud Lawyers are highly experienced in helping businesses and organizations fight false claims, waste, abuse, and fraud involving government contracts. Our team has a deep understanding of the relevant laws and regulations that govern government contractor activities, including the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Procurement Integrity Act, Truth in Negotiations Act, and more. We are dedicated to providing clients with the best legal advice and representation for any government contractor disputes or allegations. With our understanding of the complex nature of government contracts, we can provide guidance on how to minimize risks, protect your interests from potential losses or penalties, and reach a favorable resolution. Whether you’ve been accused of a breach of contract or have been overcharged, you can rely on our Government Contractor Fraud Lawyers to provide sound legal advice and high-quality representation. Contact us today to discuss your case.

Best Criminal Defense Attorneys for Federal Contractors in Texas

At our law firm, we understand how important it is for federal contractors to stay in compliance with the law. As such, we are proud to provide the best criminal defense attorneys available for federal contractors. We understand the issues that local defense counsel does not understand. With decades of experience in this area of law, our team can help you navigate complex regulations and statutes to ensure your legal rights are protected. We know the ins and outs of federal defense law and are here to provide comprehensive legal services for any criminal charges related to your contracting work. We take a proactive approach to protect your reputation, rights, and freedom and will fight tirelessly on your behalf. Our attorneys understand that facing any type of criminal charge can be stressful, so we strive to provide personalized and compassionate counsel that addresses every aspect of your case. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with all of your criminal defense needs for federal contractors.

Facing Criminal Liability or Investigation for Federal Government Contract Fraud in Texas?

Many small businesses and large government contractors have to defend themselves against the resources of federal law enforcement. This can be through DOJ and OIG government investigations, SBA OIG investigations or some other agency. At Watson & Associates, our government contractor fraud lawyers help small businesses and large DOD contractors protect their rights. We form a team of experienced government contract lawyers and Qui Tam and federal criminal defense attorneys that can aggressively push back and defend against criminal allegations that include:

  • SDVOSB Fraud
  • False Certifications in SBA Programs (HUBZone and 8(a) BD Programs)
  • Buy American Act fraud
  • HUBZone Fraud and SBA Programs
  • Pass-through contracts and limitations on subcontracting violations
  • Small business contracting regulations and more

Texas Federal Qui Tam and False Claims Act Defense Attorneys

When small businesses and Fortune 500 companies are facing whistleblower and Qui Tam lawsuits, our government contract law attorneys can help. We understand that one of the advantages of defending a criminal case that includes false claims allegations under federal procurement law requires having a defense attorney that actually understands government contract law. This is where we usually beat the competition.

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 Texas government contracts attorneys for federal projects, 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.

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 prepare detailed responses to prevent defaults. We also help clients to prepare settlement proposals when there is a termination for convenience.

Texas Federal Qui Tam and False Claims Act Defense Attorneys

When small businesses and Fortune 500 companies face whistleblower and Qui Tam lawsuits, our government contract law attorneys can help. We understand that one of the advantages of defending a criminal case in Texas that includes false claims allegations under federal procurement law requires having a defense attorney who actually understands government contract law. This is where we usually beat the competition.

Government Contract Attorneys Helping Texas 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 Texas including: Wichita Falls, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas federal criminal defense attorney services, Austin, Fort Worth, El Paso, Arlington TX, Corpus Christi, Plano, Laredo, Lubbock TX, Garland, Irving, Amarillo, Grand Prairie, Brownsville and more.

Call Watson & Associates’ Lawyers Today for Immediate Help

Call our federal government contracts lawyers toll-free at 1-866-601-5518 for a FREE Initial Consultation or contact us online.