Our Government Contracts group can help guide state and federal prime and sub-contractors through these complicated guidelines and requirements both during the bid and performance aspects of a project.
We are especially experienced in dealing with federal contracts involving disasters such as FEMA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and many other federal agencies. Any time a private business is contracting with a government body, that business is subject to relevant contracting rules and regulations, such as the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Each federal agency has its own contracting guidelines and FAR Supplements, and there are statutory mandates that apply to all such agencies. Most states follow these guidelines as models for state public contract laws. Failure to comply with these guidelines can lead to late payments or non-payments, poor contractor evaluations, cure notices, default terminations, liability for excess procurement costs, and in certain cases, Inspector General subpoenas, civil penalties, or criminal sanctions. We help clients navigate the often-complicated field of government contracts, and we help clients stay in compliance with the laws and regulations that surround a particular type of contract.
Some relevant federal guidelines include: