General Background

50-75% of the practice is devoted to Government Contracts, Claims and Consulting; with the remainder Business Litigation.

This office specializes in Government contract matters, complimenting a long background in business litigation. The firm counsels clients on all legal aspects of contracting with Federal, State, and Municipal Government entities. These include solicitations, bids, competitive proposal preparation, teaming agreements, contract interpretation, bid protests, claims, constructive changes, default and convenience terminations, disputes, construction and project claims for equitable adjustments, appeals, Freedom of Information Act, labor standards, small business programs, HUBZone protests, data rights, state & federal False Claims Acts, and cost accounting.

Business litigation matters reflect the needs of our Government contracts clients and principally involve commercial and contract disputes, unfair trade practices, trade secrets, unfair competition law, and regulatory issues.

This office networks with a range of experts in all aspects of Government contracting, many of which are non-attorneys with prior employment in the agencies or with the contractors doing business with these agencies. They cover a range of fields including contracts, cost accounting, production, and procurement.