Watson & Associates, LLC provides aggressive government contracts and small business attorneys to help contractors through their experiences with the Veteran’s Administration (VA). Many small businesses find the procurement process to be very confusing to say the least. When it comes to VA contracts, our attorneys understand the process and can help in a variety of areas to include assistance with the Veteran’s First Contracting Program, challenges to a company’s small business size status, SDVOSB status, government contract claims, contract disputes and appeals or any legal advice regarding the Contract Disputes Act.
VA Contract SDVOSB Disputes
As government contract attorneys we help contractors to express their concerns to the VA and other federal procurement agencies. We also help with issues related to SDVOSB applications to the VA Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE.)
When small business experience a challenge in the SDVOSB status, our attorney help with bid protests and litigation regarding business control issues, affiliation and other disputes that can severely impact the outcome of a contract award.
VA Government Contract Investigations
Small businesses often find themselves involved with government procurement investigations regarding awards, SDVOSB status or size stand challenges. Sometimes the VA may report concerns to the Inspector General (IG). That office will more than likely launch an investigation. At Watson & Associates, the law firm helps clients with SDVOSB fraud cases, government contract investigations for various alleged criminal and civil violations such as False Claims Act and Kickback Act statutes. If you seek experience VA contract lawyers, give us a call today at 1.866.601.5518.
Government Contract Claims, Disputes and Appeals
When small businesses and large contracts experience problems with requests for equitable adjustments, suspension and debarments, or some other adverse contracting officer final decision, our VA government contract lawyers can represent SDVOSB businesses on appeal to the Court of Federal Claims, Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, Civil Board of Contract Appeals and more.
AS VA contracts lawyers, we provide a wide variety of legal services to companies nationwide to include Washington DC, MD, VA and CO. We help with mostly the below areas:
- Teaming Agreements
- Joint Venture Agreements
- Government Contract Claims and Appeals
- SDVOSB Set Asides
- Mentor Protégé Arrangements
- VA Litigation and Appeals
- Veterans First Contracting Program
- VA Verification and Evaluation Matters
- Pharmaceutical and Medical/Surgical Supply Contracts
- VA Information Technology Contracts
- Organizational Conflicts of Interest and Mitigation Plans
Department VA Lead Attorney: Jo Spence.
If you are a small business and seeking legal help from experience SDVOSB attorneys, contact Watson & Associates’ government contract lawyers for immediate help.
VA SDVOSB Status and Bid Protests
For your company be considered an eligible SDVOSB and to able to bid on government contracts, your organization must be a small business that is unconditionally owned and controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans. See 38 CFRR. 74.2(a); 13 CFR 125.12 and 125.13;See also CVE Protest of Blue Cord Design and Constr., LLC, SBA No. CVE-100-P (2018).
In addition to the ownership requirements and to be an eligible SDVOSB, one or more service disabled veterans must control both the long-term decision-making and the day-to-day management of the business. See 38 CFR 74.4(a); 13CFR 125.13(a). In addition, a service disabled veteran must hold the highest officer position in the concern, and must have managerial
experience of the extent and complexity needed to run the concern. 38 CFR 74.4(c); 13 CFR 125.13(b). See information about the Runway Extension Act.
Further, if your business entity is a corporation, then one or more service-disabled veterans must control its board of directors. 38 CFR 74.4(f); 13 CFR 125.13(e). These are all matters that our VA government contracts attorneys can help with.
We represent SDVOSB contractors in ALL states
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