Government Solutions Group

The Government is the world’s largest consumer of goods and services.  Even though it is a credit-worthy business partner, doing business with the Government includes complex rules and regulations. Maynard Cooper supports our clients’ government related businesses to capitalize on the challenges and market opportunities they face.

Our recipe is to combine Maynard’s expertise from different practice groups and professionals from across the Firm to solve the government client’s problem set in the most effective manner.  Whether the issue requires transactional, litigation, regulatory, or government affairs expertise (or the combination thereof), Maynard deploys a diverse professional team with a heightened understanding of Government business.

We provide the full scope of representation for those doing business with the Government.  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
  • Drafting legislation and advising clients on pending legislation that may affect their interests
  • Monitoring, analyzing and responding to proposed administrative rules and regulations
  • Lobbying executive branches, legislators, staff, and other organizations regarding clients’ interests
  • The tactical use of existing corporate legislative resources
  • Testifying on behalf of clients in legislative committee meetings, hearings, and negotiations
  • Assistance in the design of and obtaining authorization to transact using products and/or services in regulated industries
  • Guidance through mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and reorganizations requiring approval from state and federal regulatory agencies
  • Drafting legislation
  • Advice regarding compliance with all laws and regulations
  • Representation of clients in numerous matters pending before or involving state boards, commissions, and other regulatory agencies

Government Solutions Webinar Series

For more information, please contact Ellery Miller.

December 12, 2019
Maynard Cooper & Gale Welcomes Three Talented Attorneys Across Firm’s National Footprint

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (December 12, 2019) — Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce three new attorneys who will practice across the Firm’s national footprint – Zachary Mardis, Corban J. Porter, and Hayley N. Scheer. Mardis joins the Huntsville office…

November 26, 2019

James P. “Jim” Naftel, II, a Shareholder in Maynard Cooper’s Estate, Trust and Business Planning Practice Group, was recently elected by the Board of Regents of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”) to be a Fellow of…