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VF&N’s team of Virginia’s government contracts lawyers counsels its clients on all aspects of the contracting process, including the review and assessment of the request for proposals; the representations and certifications required by the contracting party; agreements between the prime and subcontractors; qui tam recoveries; teaming arrangements and corporate partnering; compliance with governing FAR and DFARS. Our firm is experienced with defending against and prosecuting bid protest and federal court litigation related to government contract issues.

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Advice to reps and certs in bid proposals Bid protest and federal court litigation Compliance guidance for FAR and DFARS Contract negotiation and performance evaluation discussions Review and counseling regarding request for proposals and quotes Section 8(a) contractor and minority set-aside issues Teaming and subcontractor agreements Qui tam disclosure and recovery

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