Kaufman and Canoles

Government Contracts & Defense Industries

Government Contracts & Defense Industries

As part of the largest law firm based in southeastern Virginia, our Government Contracts & Defense Industries Team provides a full range of services in government contracts and construction law to businesses competing for and performing government contracts and subcontracts.

Who We Are

As part of the largest law firm based in southeastern Virginia, our Government Contracts & Defense Industries Team provides a full range of services in government contracts and construction law to businesses competing for and performing government contracts and subcontracts.

What We Do

The Government Contracts & Defense Industries Team services a wide range of industries, including construction, ship repair, information technology and government contract suppliers and service providers. We represent ship repair companies, high technology firms, manufacturers, service contractors, construction contractors and small and disadvantaged businesses. Kaufman & Canoles represents both publicly traded construction companies and government contractors, local contractors and subcontractors and public and private owners. Our clients rely on us for assistance in proposal preparation, contract formation and drafting and contract award disputes and performance disputes addressed in court, arbitration or in alternative dispute resolution. We have been involved in major construction projects including power plants, bridges, stadiums, hospitals, prisons, waste water treatment plants, airport terminals, military installations, various public buildings including courthouses and parking garages, and high rise office buildings and condominiums.

 

  • Bid Protests
  • Litigation (Federal & State Courts)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Claims Analysis & Preparation
  • Negotiating & Drafting Contracts
  • Small Business and Socio-economic Issues
  • Suspension & Debarment
  • Suretyship
  • Boards of Contract Appeals
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Defense of Procurement Fraud
  • Mechanics’ Liens Public-Private Partnerships

Representative Matters

  • Represented contractor in Government Accountability Office protest and subsequent United States Court of Federal Claims bid protest action involving Department of Army computer distance learning procurement
  • Represented general contractor in state and federal court litigation regarding construction of trash-to-steam energy plant
  • Represented owner of a continuing care retirement community in claims against architect and general contractor
  • Represented County in state court bid protest action regarding courthouse construction project
  • Represented contractor before Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals on termination for convenience settlement claim regarding a ship repair contract
  • Drafted and negotiated construction and design contracts for various commercial projects
  • Represented parties in numerous mechanics’ lien actions in state court including several Virginia Supreme Court cases
  • Advised school district on multiple school construction project including development of RFP, design, construction manager and construction contracts
  • Defended government contractors in procurement fraud proceedings in state and federal court
  • Represented developer and general contractor in Chinese Drywall claims
  • Represented contractors and sureties in payment and performance bond claims
  • Represented general contractor

K&C University

The Government Contracts Industry Group of Kaufman & Canoles has developed a series of training courses designed to provide up-to-date information on critical issues for government contractors. These courses can be provided on-site or at our training facility in Norfolk, Virginia and customized to meet your training needs.


Contact Nicole Naidyhorski at (757) 624.3295 for more information.

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Seminars

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