Representative Government Contract Matters

Teaming Agreements and Subcontracts, Including Flow-down Analysis 

  • Advised IT services company in connection with negotiation of a series of subcontracts supporting major prime contract with a government agency, including acting as the lead negotiator for the legal department that did not have an in-house attorney dedicated to public contracts 
  • Supported largely commercial company on behind-the-scenes review of subcontracts with U.S. prime contractor involving flow down of federal terms and requirements

Compliance and Ethics

  • Supplemented in-house legal team counseling on government contracts issues that arose, including coordinating analysis and communication of sourcing issues, and compliance with domestic preference requirements such as Trade Agreements Act (TAA) across multiple Government contract vehicles, including GSA Schedules 

Internal Controls

  • Helped prepare contractor for audit of internal control systems by DCAA and provided audit support 

Disclosures and Related Communications to the Government

  • Advised contractor regarding changing rate structure for future work for various agencies of the U.S. Government

Procurement Integrity 

  • Advised contractor on policies, procedures, and training on various areas impacting procurement integrity such as revolving door and hospitality issues 

Conflicts of Interest, Including Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI) Disclosures and Mitigation Plans 

  • Advised a small business regarding OCI (biased ground rules, unequal access to information, impaired objectivity) and Personal Conflict of Interest issues in connection with RFP and helped craft appropriate representations 

Bid Protests 

  • Supported law firm representing unsuccessful offeror to the Solutions for Enterprise-wide Procurement (SEWP) solicitation by analyzing GAO protest grounds, after which NASA took corrective action