Government Procurement – Navigating the Legal Labyrinth
Winning a federal government procurement contract for your goods or services can be extremely lucrative, but also wrought with legal pitfalls. The attorneys at Whitcomb, Selinsky, PC are prepared to help your small to medium sized business compete for, win, and remain competitive in federal, state, and local government procurement.
If you wish to protest a government procurement contract that you believe was erroneously awarded to a competitor or you find yourself defending against a bid protest, the talented attorneys at Whitcomb, Selinsky, PC can help. We will help shepherd you through a bid protest if you choose to initiate one or help defend you if the contract you have won is jeopardized by a competing company’s bid protest. As importantly, we will handle your case quickly and efficiently as possible so you can get back to the business of running your company and competing for the next contract. The attorneys at Whitcomb, Selinsky will provide you with personalized service and regular updates about the progress of you bid protest or the defense of your bid.
The FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation) is the authority on doing business with federal agencies. From the text of the FAR, it is the “codification and publication of uniform policies and procedures for acquisition by all executive agencies.” Failure to comply with the regulations set out in the FAR can result in civil and criminal penalties. Therefore having an attorney who is versed in government procurement law can help business owners and prospective contractors costly and potentially criminal violations.
False Claims Act
Another benefit of having the attorneys at Whitcomb, Selinsky, PC assist you in your government procurement efforts is to avoid misrepresentations that could lead to False Claims Act violations. The False Claims Act provides penalties for an individual who knowingly submits a false claim to the government. The penalties for such actions are steep, and having a knowledgeable attorney on your team can help you avoid these missteps. The lawyers and legal staff at Whitcomb, Selinsky, PC stand ready to help you defend against such a claim should you find yourself accused. However, good legal counseling during the government contracting period could help prevent the need for costly legal defense or hefty financial penalties.
Why choose WSM for your government procurement legal needs?
Our attorneys pride themselves on finishing the job in less time than anticipated and responding to client communications within 24 hours of receiving a call, email, or text. Our team also stays current on the changes in government contracting law the regulations and relevant case law. WSM brings the skills, tactical decision making, and disciplined each has learned in thier life expeirences when representing each of our clients, business or individual; and we measure our success by the success of ourclients. Give us an opportunity to serve you here at WSM. You won’t be disappointed.