United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Lawyers

CAFC US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Lawyers Washington DC

By appearing before the Washington DC United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC), Watson & Associates’ federal procurement appellate lawyers help contractors to diligently pursue what appeared to be an erroneous decision from the trial court, usually the , Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, Civilian Board of Contract Appeals or the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Deciding whether to appeal a lower court’s decision can be a daunting and time consuming task.

  • Although the disappointment with the decision maybe valid, you still have to understand the standard of review at the federal circuit and also carefully review the record and see if there is merit to file an appeal.
  • Appellate cases are not only detailed and target but they are also expensive.

As federal circuit court of Appeals lawyers, Watson & Associates’ procurement attorneys understand the impact of losing out on revenues either during bid protests stages, contract claims denials or termination from doing business with the federal government.

Our federal court appellate lawyers offer.

  • Help for government contractors in All States
  • Hands-on substantive experience in the various government contracting phases;
  • Appellate legal services for large contractors and small businesses; and
  • Competitive rates when compared to larger law firms.

Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Representation for Federal Contractors in ALL States.

  • Contract Disputes Act claims appeal
  • Court of Federal Claims Appeals

ASBCA, CBCA, OHA and Court of Federal Claims Appeals Cases

Given the massive undertaking, and by knowing the standard of review of a Court of Federal Claims appeal case, our goal is to develop our appellate attorney team and focus on getting results for our clients. 

The U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit attorneys at our office understand that the Court of Federal Claims in Washington DC may sometimes commit clear error in its bid protests decisions or Contract Disputes Act opinions. Our Court of Federal  Appeals Lawyers can help

Geographically positioned to help contractors in all states:

With law offices in Washington DC and Denver Colorado, our US federal circuit court of appeals lawyers litigate a wide range of issues in government contract law.

The law firm understands that prosecuting a case a the trial level can be considerably different than at the CAFC or any other court of appeals. Many federal government contractors sometimes take a chance by using a local contracts attorney to litigate government contracting matters. This can sometimes lead to disastrous results.

  • Experienced in various government contracting areas: When litigating at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, not only does your appellate attorney have to know the substantive areas of government procurement but the attorney should have some idea of congressional policy and statutes at the higher level.
  • US Federal Circuit judges also look at these arguments to help them decide whether Court of Federal Claims (COFC) may have issued a decision in error.

Government Small Business Matters Federal Appeal Lawyers

At Watson, our government contracts appellate lawyers litigate issues related to small business programs (decided at the SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA)). This includes small business size appeal decisions, affiliation concerns, SBA certificate of competency decisions at the COFC level.  Our circuit court appeal lawyers also litigate appellate cases involving HUBZone Program matters, post-award and pre-award bid protest decisions affecting small business set-asides.

COFC Bid Protests Appellate Cases to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

When the Court of Federal Claims makes a final ruling in bid protests, the might be some level of legal error in the decision. To overturn the COFC decision, a government contractor will have to appeal the decision to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. This process requires the appellate attorney to completely review any proceedings at the lower court level.

We perform a detailed review of trial history

As for any appellate case, we will perform a detailed review of what has occurred up to the point of the lower court’s decision. As one of the top appellate law firms for government contracts, Watson & Associates, our Washington DC and Colorado-based Federal Circuit Court of Appeals attorneys understand the seriousness of appellate advocacy.

For example, we look to see if the bid protest of awarded federal contracts was litigated at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and look into any subsequent government contract protests filed at the Court of Federal Claims. When the COFC makes an adverse decision in favor of the government’s motion for judgment on the administrative record (AMJAR), our United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit lawyers step in to assess the merits of an appeal.

Contract Disputes Act Claims Appellate Cases  – Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

Government contractors may litigate a case at the trial court level (Court of Federal Claims or Board of Contract Appeal) only to find that the court issued an unfavorable decision. Our federal circuit appeals lawyers will assess the merits of the decision and provide legal advice on whether filing a case to the federal courts of appeals would have any merit.

The law firm frequently litigates construction claims and service contractor claims at the various boards of contract appeals and can help clients to appeal their cases. We handle Contract Disputes Act Claims from the contracting officer’s final decision all the way up to appeal to the Federal Circuit.

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Call Watson’s Federal Appeal Lawyers for Immediate Help

If your company is contemplating filing an appeal to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit or need help with Court of Federal Claims Appeals, there is limited time to act. Contact the government contract appellate attorneys and trial lawyers at Watson & Associates, LLC. Free initial consultation. 1-866-601-5518.