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Government Contracts

Our clients operate in highly regulated and competitive industries where contract disputes or allegations of misconduct related to government contracting can dramatically impair a company’s ability to operate or generate revenue. They rely on us for our experience and judgment and look for us to provide sophisticated, practical guidance to mitigate and address complex business and legal risks. Our lawyers share decades of experience in the private and government sectors and possess a deep understanding of the unique risks and regulatory challenges facing companies that do business in the public sector.   

In the Market

Capabilities: How We Do It

Claims and Dispute Resolution—A long track record of successfully representing our clients in government contracts litigation in federal courts, including the United States Court of Federal Claims, and various boards of contract appeals.

False Claims Act—Vast experience and knowledge of procurement fraud issues are used to protect our clients’ interests at all phases of False Claims Act cases from the inception of a government investigation through trial and appeal, or settlement.

Investigations—Our interdisciplinary teams have secured a number of “quiet” victories, often in parallel investigations, in response to government investigations, and defend against government enforcement proceedings initiated by the Department of Justice, Inspectors General and other regulatory enforcement entities.

Counseling—We provide proactive risk management and compliance counseling to guide our clients through the regulatory requirements imposed on businesses conducting business with the government including, when necessary, evaluation and investigation of allegations related whistleblower complaints.

Suspension and Debarment—Ensuring that the company can continue to do business with the government or participate in government-funded programs is often critical to a company’s viability. We have broad experience working with government suspension and debarment officials and representing our clients’ interests in suspension and debarment matters and proceedings.

Bid Protests—Our lawyers have been involved in scores of bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and the US Court of Federal Claims, as well as small business standard protests before the Small Business Administration’s Regional Offices and Office of Hearings and Appeals.

Transactions—Our industry experience and subject matter expertise contributes to our interdisciplinary teams that have effectively represented buyers, sellers and investors of companies conducting business in the federal sector.