Government Contracts


Contracting with the government is a specialized affair, governed by unique rules and regulations.  Groff Murphy lawyers have extensive experience representing clients contracting with government agencies.  We understand the applicable law and are familiar with mandatory contract provisions and related practices that apply when doing business with the government at the federal, state, and local levels.  Our lawyers are proficient at navigating the various legal issues that arise in government contracting to protect our clients and resolve disputes.

Our clients include national and international companies that contract in the fields of facilities management, construction, environmental remediation, and high technology.  We assist these clients in procuring and negotiating prime contracts and subcontracts, maintaining compliance with procurement regulations, and engaging in administrative and judicial proceedings.  We represent clients in all types of disputes related to government contracts, including bid protests, change order negotiations, subcontractor claims, claims for defective specifications, claims for delay and disruption, claims related to contract termination, Small Business Administration claims, Federal False Claims Act claims and a wide variety of other Federal Acquisition Regulation based compliance claims.

Our Government Contracts services include:

  • False Claims Act defense
  • Small Business Administration compliance, protests, and civil investigations
  • Department of Justice civil investigations, including responding to Civil Investigative Demands
  • Civilian Board of Contract Appeals claims
  • Contract Disputes Act claims
  • Teaming agreements
  • Project procurement and bid protests
  • Preparation and negotiation of subcontracts
  • Labor, employment, and safety issues
  • Bond claims
  • Claims preparation and negotiation
  • Preparation and negotiation of Requests for Equitable Adjustments (REAs)
  • Dispute resolution
  • Litigation