Vinson & Elkins' Government Contracts lawyers represent clients in all aspects of federal, state, and local government contracts, and also work on matters involving cooperative agreements, grants, and other funding instruments. Our experience covers the entire range of legal issues related to the procurement process, including contract negotiations, compliance, bid protest litigation, claims preparation, terminations, complex litigation and arbitration, investigations, voluntary disclosures, defense of civil and criminal fraud allegations, and suspension and debarment. We also advise clients on contract provisions and applicable statutes and regulations, including the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), the Department of Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) and other agency-specific supplements.
Our team represents clients from a wide variety of industries, including defense, aerospace, healthcare, accounting, financial services, information technology, electronics, shipping, energy, automotive, communications, media, environmental, construction, security, and
logistics. V&E Government Contracts lawyers have experience with virtually every federal agency, including the Department of Commerce, the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of the Treasury, Department of Transportation (DOT), the National
Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); and the General Services Administration (GSA). Our lawyers handle matters for government contracts clients at the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Boards of Contract Appeals, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (CoFC), and the Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition (ODRA). We also represent clients in matters at federal district, state, and local courts and before arbitration panels.
Our team works closely with other groups throughout the firm to address issues arising for government contractors to provide efficient, turn-key representation to our clients.