Trillions of dollars are spent by federal, state and local governments in procuring goods and services controlled by a plethora of statutes, codes, rules, regulations and decisional law from various forums.
In today´s competitive business market, understanding these statutes, codes, rules, precedents and regulations and acting quickly to protect your interests can mean the difference between success and failure for your business. Our Government Contracts Group understands clients’ issues and works within the government contracting industry on a local, state and federal level with sensitivity to the business impact of governmental decisions.
We have extensive experience navigating the procedural labyrinth and guiding our clients to desired results. We have been involved in virtually all aspects of procurements in federal, state and local agencies, and our attorneys have appeared before the General Accounting Office, Military and non-military Boards of Contract Appeals, United States Court of Federal Claims, United States District Courts and the various State Boards of Contract Appeals. This wealth of experience enables us to effectively counsel our clients and develop unique strategies for safeguarding their business interests.
With offices near Washington, D.C. and Virginia, Wright, Constable & Skeen is in a strategic position to effectively and efficiently respond to the needs of our clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic on all federal, state and local government matters.
Attorneys in our Government Contracts Group live and work in one of the most significant government contract regions in the country. Not only are the governmental decision makers located in this region, a substantial portion of the federal government contracts industry is based, operates, or has offices in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area. According to recent data from the Federal Procurement Data System, almost 20 percent of the annual federal procurement dollars were spent in Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. On an annual basis, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. have each ranked in the top six states for federal procurement spending every year for the past decade.
Our government contracting clients have a variety of specialized legal needs often depending on the size, experience, product line and sophistication of the client. Such legal needs generally relate to disputes with the government, such as bid protests or claims relating to contract performance, as well as compliance with government procurement laws and regulations. Other legal needs include assistance with socio-economic certification, teaming and joint-ventures, cooperative agreements, suspensions/debarment, audits and qui tam actions. From start-ups and incubator graduates to established national corporations, our Government Contracts Group can assist your needs.
The services provided reflect comprehensive knowledge and experience: