Federal Unilateral and Mutual Mistake Contract Disputes

Contractors can claim mistake of fact in bid claims against the federal government.  When arguing that there was a mistake in bid, a contractor can either raise a mutual mistake of fact (both contractor and government made a mistake in drafting the agreement) or unilateral mistake of fact (contractor mistake)… Read more »

Quantum Meruit Claims Recovery in Federal Government Contracts

When Do You Qualify for Quantum Meruit Claims Damages Recovery in Federal Government Contract Claims Against the Federal Government? If you have a written contract, this can be a tricky undertaking. Filing quantum meruit claims against the federal government can be confusing to businesses and individuals. Understanding what quantum meruit… Read more »

OCSLA Understanding Potential Liabilities & Obligations

Are you considering a mineral rights or similar lease from the government on the Outer Continental Shelf  (OCSLA)? It is crucial to understand your potential liabilities and obligations that may arise from provisions not specifically stated in the contract and when you may have a breach of contract claim against… Read more »

Complex Commercial Litigation Definition and Types of Disputes

Complex commercial litigation involves high-stakes and a wide array of litigation rules and procedure. Businesses often engage in disputes where the outcome involves large amounts of money, misuse of intellectual property, fraud and deceptive trade practices or even complex employee disputes. Individuals may need defense in complex commercial disputes litigation… Read more »

Responding to Government Cure Notice Letter

Avoid Costly Mistakes That Can Almost Guarantee a Termination for Default Giving the agency a reason to issue a government contract cure notice can put your company at a great disadvantage because chances are that you are on the path to receiving a termination for default. Responding to the government… Read more »

FAR Conflict of Interest

Hiring of Former Government Officials If your company hires a former government official, it can be disqualified from a competition based upon the appearance of impropriety which is created by the hire. There is no requirement for an actual impropriety to be shown in a FAR9.5 Organizational Conflict of Interest bid… Read more »