Impresa Lawyers have served as government officials, in-house counsel, and law firm lawyers involved with public procurement, government contracts and grants. Impresa Lawyers understand the Business of Government Contracting and the Compliance and Ethics rules necessary to ensure success in a marketplace fraught with pitfalls. And, should you find yourself on the short end of a contract award, out funding on a government award, or on the wrong side of an audit or enforcement action, Impresa Lawyers can help.

The “Business” of Government Contracting:  “Business” issues related to:

  • Bids and proposals for acquisition and assistance instruments, including representations, certifications, and pricing
  • Teaming agreements, subcontract and sub-award agreements, and consulting agreements
  • M&A Support and due diligence
  • Performance and monitoring
  • Practical issues related to performing Government Contracts (e.g. GovCon and HR – HR Policies, Timesheets, VETS, DOL Annual Reports, and Occupational Safety and Health requirements).

Compliance and Ethics:  Compliance and Ethics issues related to:

  • Contractor Codes of Conduct and specialty issues such as Procurement Integrity
  • Compliance and Training by contract type, agency, industry, and geography
  • Contract Compliance, Compliance Systems, Procurement Systems, and Policy
  • Record retention
  • Internal reviews, (voluntary and mandatory) Reporting, and Whistleblower protection

Positions Adverse to the Government:  Adversarial situations including:

  • Bid Protests before Government Entities, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Court of Federal Claims (COFC)
  • Audits and Audit Resolution
  • Requests for Equitable Adjustment (REA), Claims, and Appeals
  • Government Investigations, and False Claims Act (Qui Tam) and Compliance Defense
  • Suspension and Debarment defense