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Government Contracts and Public Procurement

Pender & 科沃德的政府合同和公共采购业务的律师代表很大, small, minority and woman-owned businesses that contract with federal, state and local governments in procurement of goods and services, including construction.

bet体育365官网的律师在为客户订立公共合同方面经验丰富, and the certification, recertification, and administration of government and public contracts. bet体育365官网为承包商在履行与联邦政府的合同期间提供经常需要的法律咨询和代理, state and local government agencies, 并定期与客户一起处理和提供以下方面的法律代理:

  • Bid Protests
  • Small business, minority and woman-owned business issues
  • 协助准备合同调整的要求和索赔, defective specifications, differing site conditions, and delays and time extensions
  • Miller Act and Little Miller Act bond claims
  • Inspection, acceptance and warranty matters
  • Termination of contracts for default
  • Termination of contracts for the convenience of the government
  • 大卫培根法案,服务合同法和沃尔什希利公共合同法索赔和DOL审计
  • Cost accounting and pricing issues
  • DCAA audits
  • False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Act, debarment, and other ethical issues
  • Litigation of claims before the Armed Services, and other Agency Boards of Contract Appeals, 美国联邦索赔法院和美国联邦巡回上诉法院

bet体育365官网的律师在处理具有政府合同特有的标准条款和条件的合同和分包合同方面经验丰富,这些合同和分包合同受许多社会经济政策和义务的约束, ethical standards, and cost accounting standards. 根据1978年的《bet356体育在线官网》,bet体育365官网在与联邦政府处理索赔和纠纷方面经验丰富, which prescribes strict procedures for resolving disputes. bet体育365官网在与维吉尼亚联邦机构和地方公共机构签订合同方面也有丰富的知识,这些机构必须遵守不适用于正常商业合同的法定规则和法律原则.

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  • 美国最高法院、巡回上诉法院和美国联邦高等法院的成功案例.S. 地区法院涉及对米勒法案的正确解释以及成功起诉和辩护许多米勒法案的案件.
  • Successful litigation of claims on highway project for delays, breach of implied warranty of access to jobsite, differing site conditions, and payment for owned equipment costs in lower courts and Virginia Supreme Court.
  • 代表城市成功谈判并解决承包商对城市的延迟索赔, extra work, claim of city against contractor for billing irregularities, 以及其他违反合同的行为,导致市政府赔偿大约1美元.9 million from contractor.
  • 代表某城市成功调解承建商的桥梁施工缺陷索赔,涉及约3美元.5 million to reconstruct bridge.
  • 代表转包商调解主包商的第三方投诉,导致公立大学起诉转包商,费用为1美元.2 million to remove and replace defective precast stairs in new dormitory.
  • 在一般事务合同上诉委员会(现为民事合同上诉委员会)和武装服务合同上诉委员会之前的许多案件的成功诉讼,以及在美国联邦索赔法院之前的案件.
  • 向政府问责局(GAO)以及代表国防和其他承包商为授予政府合同而投标或提交报价的其他州和地方政府机构提交一些成功的投标抗议.
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Litigated claims in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, and settled claims exceeding $400,为田纳西河谷管理局(Tennessee Valley Authority)所拥有的清理和重新涂布地上柴油储存设施的分包商,代表该分包商进行的建设性更改订单工作,以及延迟和中断索赔.