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Government Contracts

We help clients obtain, retain, and fulfill the requirements of government contracts.

With government occupying a larger share of the country’s economy, government contracting has assumed a more important role for the business community. The Cavanagh Law Firm, P.A., is experienced in helping clients compete for, obtain, and comply with the requirements of government contracts.

Being a government supplier brings with it a host of government legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements. We have experience in a wide array of matters through which government agencies monitor the accountability and transparency of work for the government, including:

  • Preparing and defending affirmative action plans
  • Handling OFCCP audits
  • Defending audits, investigations and litigation regarding prevailing wage compliance under the Davis-Bacon Act, Service Contract Act, or other laws to assist clients in requirements for contracts funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
  • Assisting in compliance with E-Verify use by federal contractors
  • Drafting ethics and conflict of interests policies for compliance with government contracting requirements
  • Assisting clients in qualifying as minority or women-owned business
  • Defending companies that are the subject of government audits, compliance reviews, and investigations
  • Defending contractors facing debarment proceedings and preserve their eligibility to be awarded government contracts
  • Management training in adopting and implementing policies to achieve compliance with government contracting requirements

Representative Matters

  • In the first known full hearing on an Arizona Department of Transportation bid protest, our attorneys successfully defended the award of an over $20 million highway construction contract, defeating a challenge based on alleged corporate criminal activity.
  • Our lawyers defended a seven-figure Davis-Bacon Act administrative proceeding and simultaneous Department of Labor FLSA lawsuit, with related claims among various contractors.
  • We represented the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in litigation concerning the operation, control, and ownership of an over $30 million Integrated Criminal Justice Information System and the supporting IT infrastructure, relied up by numerous government and law enforcement agencies.
  • Our attorneys represented a construction company subjected to a rigorous OFCCP audit that resulted in a clean bill of health.