Defense, Homeland Security, & Government Contracts

Defense ContractingOur attorneys are uniquely qualified and well-versed in creatively structuring transactions and proposing value-added solutions that comply with the applicable government procurement laws and regulations for both domestic and foreign sales. With respect to the United States, we represent clients on procurement opportunities and other matters involving the Department of Defense (including the Departments of the Army, Navy and Air Force), Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Department of Transportation, Department of Energy, General Services Administration, and Environmental Protection Agency. In the international arena, we represent clients on procurement opportunities and other matters involving the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence, Israel Ministry of Defense, Israel Defense Forces (I.D.F.), World Bank, IFC and other countries and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Our team includes former military personnel as well as former engineers and attorneys from major defense contractors. Cumulatively leveraging decades of experience with major military systems and practical knowledge of the FAR, DFARS, ITARS, NATO regulations, and other procurement laws and regulations, our team can deliver legal support for a full spectrum of government procurement services, including, e.g.,:

  • Letters of intent, memorandum of understandings and merger agreements
  • Privatization, outsourcing and public-private venture strategies
  • Foreign military sales
  • Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, and DoD Mentor-Protégé programs
  • Export control compliance
  • Security clearance and classified information
  • Federal supply schedules
  • Preparation of solicited and unsolicited bids and proposals for supply and service contracts
  • Bid and award protests
  • Contract and subcontract negotiations and risk mitigation
  • Contract disputes and appeals
  • Contract financing
  • Contractor suspension and debarment
  • Cost and accounting standards
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOI) requests
  • Buy American Act
  • Requests for equitable adjustments
  • Surety, insurance, and performance bonds and guarantees
  • Value engineering change proposals

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