Government Contracts

Our government contracts team has extensive experience in Request for Equitable Adjustment (REA) preparation, claim preparation and litigation support. Additionally, we advise clients on bid protests and have provided investigation services on a variety of False Claim Act matters. Our experts have testified at various Boards of Contract Appeals, Court of Federal Claims, Federal and State Courts as well as arbitration and assisted in mediation.

Government contracting presents unique challenges to contractors. Managing technologically complex aerospace, defense, infrastructure, and maritime disputes requires a deep understanding of accepted practices in the highly regulated public arena. Our experts have the knowledge and experience to navigate disputes arising from these unique and difficult projects.

Secretariat government contracts experts have been engaged by both the US Government and government contractors in managing and resolving disputes, False Claim Act issues and complex bid protests. Additionally, our experts have significant damages calculation experience and are well versed in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).

CAPABILITIES

  • Dispute Resolution and Expert Testimony
  • DOJ Investigation Advisory Services
  • False Claims Act / Qui Tam
  • Bid Protests
  • Claim Preparation and Analysis, Including REAs and Certified Claims
  • Terminations for Convenience and Default Pricing
  • Business Systems Implementation, Validation & Compliance
  • Change Order Pricing
  • Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
  • Indirect Rate Calculations / Incurred Cost Submissions
  • Audit Support Advisory Services (DCAA)
  • Estimating / Cost and Pricing Advisory Services
  • Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Compliance
  • CAS Disclosure Statements
  • Small Business Requirements Guidance