Occasionally, disputes will arise between the government and the awardee of a contract regarding such issues as contract performance, delays, liquidated damages, wrongful terminations and a host of other matters. Taking on the government can be a daunting task. However, with the right legal team on your side, you can protect your business from governmental overreaching and/or obtain proper compensation for your services.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston has extensive experience in protecting our clients' interests in litigation with the government. From construction contract claims to WBE/MBE certification, our attorneys have appeared before the federal and state judicial and administrative tribunals on behalf of our clients. We have negotiated multi-million dollar contract modifications, converted terminations for default into terminations for convenience, and argued a landmark case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit regarding the proper limits of jurisdiction and sovereign immunity of the United States under the Tucker Act.