We provide the strategic counsel companies need to negotiate, acquire and protect government contracts. Our lawyers and professionals are immersed in public policy and adept at guiding clients across industries in every aspect of government contracting. We provide a holistic service, drawing on our firm’s transactional, litigation, and government and regulatory affairs capabilities.
Together, we help position clients to reap the benefits of government contracting while staying in compliance with complex rules and requirements.
Comprehensive Services in Transactions, Litigation and Regulatory Issues
We guide clients through the creation of businesses and procurement opportunities through acquisitions and other transactions. We are well-versed in the inner workings of major government agencies and able to advise on compliance and ethics issues, internal controls, and legislative and regulatory processes. We also counsel on how to develop relationships with legislators and policymakers.
Our litigators and trial lawyers are adept at resolving disputes efficiently, whether in regard to a government agency or with a contractor or other party. We have represented clients in bid protests, claims, qui tam and False Claims Act cases, and other complex litigation and related discovery proceedings before federal district and appellate courts, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Boards of Contract Appeals, the Government Accountability Office, and various federal administrative tribunals.
A Strategic, Multidisciplinary Team
As strategic business advisers, we deliver creative, flexible and effective solutions. Our clients range from the nation's largest defense contractors to small businesses just getting started in government contracting. Our credentials include experience with major government procurement agencies, the Department of Justice, and Congress. Our lawyers hold leadership positions on American Bar Association committees and are active in industry organizations, including the National Defense Industry Association, the National Contract Management Association, the Coalition for Government Procurement and the Professional Services Council. Members of our team have been nationally recognized for their government contracts work.
Our team covers every aspect of contracting and all major government agencies, encompassing key industry sectors such as biodefense, health care, information technology, defense services, infrastructure development, and foreign assistance contracting.
Our experience includes a wide range of services including:
- Bid Protests
- Claims and Terminations
- Commercial Products and Services
- Costs, Pricing, Business Systems and Appropriations Law
- Data and Software Rights, Patent Rights and Cybersecurity
- GSA Schedule Contracting
- Health Care, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical and Public Health Preparedness
- International Government Contracting and Disputes
- M&A for Government Contractors
- National Security Clearance
- Procurement Fraud Investigations and Defense
- Service Contracting
- Small Business/Socioeconomic Issues/Preference Requirements
- State and Local Government Contracts
- Suspension and Debarment