Government services

Government contracting and procurement

Overview

Federal, state, and local government procurement laws, rules, and regulations are complex and demanding, presenting both opportunities and extreme risks to contractors.

Our Government Contracting Practice Group offers a full-service practice to address a multitude of challenges you face both in qualifying as a government contractor, contractor performance issues and disputes. With our breadth of experience and specialized knowledge, we understand and address the many issues faced by small and large contracting firms due to the intricate legal and policy framework imposed by government laws and regulations.

Our clients and their businesses are as diverse as the services we provide. We represent businesses across the country working in the government market, including: 8(a), SDVOSB, VOSB, HUBZone, EDWOSB, WOSB and DBE firms and other small businesses, domestic and international entities, public and privately-held companies, and individual business owners.

We provide assistance throughout the procurement process, from guidance in interpreting solicitations and FAR compliance, REA claims, Suspension and Debarments, defending Termination For Default actions, preparation and negotiation of Joint Venture and Teaming agreements, subcontractor and consulting agreements, and preparing and representing clients in Bid, Size and NAICs code protest to contract compliance to close-out.

Our attorneys and professionals can assist in a wide range of matters, including:
  • 8(a)/SDVOSB/WOSB/HUBZone/DBE certifications, appeals, and compliance
  • Preparation and negotiation of Teaming agreements and Joint Venture agreements
  • Bid protests, NAICS code protests, and size protests
  • Government contract claims and requests for equitable adjustment REA claims
  • Federal government small business contracting programs
  • SBA size and affiliation matters
  • Responses to government investigations, proposed suspensions and debarments, and other regulatory matters
  • Termination for Default challenges and appeals
  • Change order disputes
  • Challenges to CPAR ratings and appeals
  • Preparation of federal Mentor Protégé applications and submission documents
  • Teaming, Joint Venture disputes, and subcontractor disputes
  • DBE and EEO compliance consulting, good faith efforts, and corrective action plans
  • Federal government ethics and compliance and procurement integrity matters
  • Federal regulatory compliance
  • Response to OSHA violations and related investigations

Related Expertise

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Attorneys

Key Contacts

Attorneys

Mazen Asbahi
Mary F. April
Rachel H. Yaffe
William Beckley
Morgan Mackovjak
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