Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet have agreed to merge on April 1, 2023. Together we will be Maynard Nexsen.

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Maynard supports our government contractor clients with specialized experience and deep understanding of the complex web of laws and regulations at the federal, state, and local level. Our attorneys represent a wide variety of contractors and subcontractors, defense and non-defense, small business to large. As a full-service law firm, we frequently apply related assets and resources to address ancillary legal matters encountered by our clients.

We provide the full scope of representation to government contractors. Several areas of representation include, but are not limited to:

  • Contract Claims and Constructive Changes
  • Bid Protests
  • Other Transactions
  • DCAA Compliance and Audit Support
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Teaming Arrangements
  • Disputes between Prime and Subcontractors
  • Organizational Conflicts of Interest
  • Regulatory Compliance and Ethics
  • Novation
  • Terminations
  • Internal Investigations, Voluntary Disclosure, and Agency Compliance Agreements
  • Suspension and Debarment
  • Small/Disadvantaged Business Matters
  • Schedule Contracts
  • International Contracting
  • Representative and Distribution Agreements
  • False Claims Act
  • Service Contract Act
  • Ability One Program
  • Randolph-Sheppard Act
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Intellectual Property, Data Rights, and Licensing
  • ESOP – Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Labor and Employment Counseling
  • State and Local Contracts
  • Compliance with Solicitation and Procurement Requirements

Our attorneys who service our government contracts clients are highly skilled and develop successful strategies for our clients.

Government Contracts News
Friday, July 1, 2022

DoD Issues Memo on Contractual Remedies for Non-Compliance with Cybersecurity Requirements

On June 16, 2022, the Department of Defense ("DoD") issued a memorandum on cybersecurity compliance, Contractual Remedies to Ensure Contractor Compliance with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement Clause 252.204-7012, for contracts and orders not subject to Clause 252.204-7020; and Additional Considerations Regarding National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication...

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Thursday, March 17, 2022

OFCCP to Require Contractor Pay Equity Analysis as Part of Audit Process

We recently wrote about the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' (“OFCCP”) upcoming requirement for contractors to certify their affirmative action program ("AAP") compliance starting March 31, 2022. In forging ahead with its oversight function, on March 15, 2022, the OFCCP issued Directive 2022-01, Pay Equity Audits (the “Directive”), which...

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Thursday, January 27, 2022

GAO: Agencies Must Adequately Explain Why a Superior Technical Offer Warrants Paying a Higher Price

A Government Accountability Office ("GAO") bid protest decision highlights an important aspect of "best value" in government contracting: a proper tradeoff decision must provide a rational explanation as to why a superior technical proposal warrants paying a higher price. The protest of Alpha Omega Integration, LLC, B-419812; B-419812.2, August 10...

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