Government Contracts

Wolcott Rivers Gates understands the challenges facing government contractors in today’s market. We partner with businesses to work with the government, comply with all regulatory requirements and increase revenues and profitability. Our clients gain from our experience and ability to deliver battle-tested guidance to achieve their goals at reduced risks.

We regularly assist some of the largest defense contractors as well as many small businesses performing on contracts awarded by the government and other government prime contractors. We provide government contractors with insight to better understand government and regulatory requirements. As well, our attorneys know how to perform such contracts and processes to ensure compliance and mitigate unnecessary risk.

The Right Team for You

Wolcott Rivers Gates’ government contracts practice includes the following areas:

  • Preparation of bids and proposals for federal contracts

  • Federal procurement set-asides and preferences for small socioeconomic businesses

  • Assist in certification or recertification of SDB, 8(a), WOSB, HUBZone, VOSB, SDVOSB, MBE, DBE, SWaM or Virginia microbusinesses

  • Negotiate and draft joint ventures, teaming agreements and subcontracts

  • Draft subcontracting and participation plans

  • Prepare and update Affirmative Action Plans for government contracts

  • Mentor protégé programs

  • Mergers and acquisitions involving government contractors

  • Litigation and arbitration of claims by and against the government and other government contractors

  • Criminal investigations and civil fraud cases arising out of government contracts

  • Disputes and other issues related to contract performance

  • Formulate, implement and audit corporate compliance programs to meet Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) standards

  • Report HUD Section 3 and Executive Compensation Requirements (FFATA) and Individual Subcontract (ISR) and Summary Subcontract Reports (SSR)

  • Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) compliance and internal audit reviews

  • Preparation and documentation production for congressional inquiry

  • Eligibility protests and appeals for the SBA and Virginia SWaM and microbusinesses

  • Tax incentive applications and documentation