Contract Attorneys – How Can They Help?

Contract attorneys should  help you to anticipate problems and be able to draft proper terms or advise you on whether or not to execute the contract or even what constitutes a breach of contract. For example, when you are starting a new business, many entrepreneurs decide to draft contracts from the… Read more »

What is a Contract? Legal Binding Contract Terms and Definition

What is a contract? It is an agreement between two or more persons or entities which creates a legal obligation to do, or not do, a particular thing. In addition to having legally binding contract terms, a legally enforceable contract must have (i) a subject / offer, (ii) consideration, and (iii) two or more… Read more »

Federal Government Construction Contracts

Indulging in Federal government construction contracts can be very lucrative in the federal procurement world. However, the risk of non-performance is definitely present and any federal construction contracting company must approach projects with caution.  As a contractor, you should be aware that you are dealing with an extremely large client with a… Read more »

Breach of Contract Remedies

 Importance of Breach of Contract Remedies in a Lawsuit As a party to a contracts lawsuit, you can seek several remedies for breach of contract and damages. Sometimes the decision to file a case, or not, could depend on potentially available solutions. Also, when filing a lawsuit your complaint has… Read more »

Breach of Contract Termination Letter

Drafting a contract termination letter starts with the basis for the termination and making sure that the underlying reason for the letter does not breach the contract. This section deals primarily with when you receive a contract termination letter from the federal government. This can be for a termination for… Read more »

Joint Ventures – Agreement and Contents 13 CFR 124.510

Contents of a joint venture agreement are statutorily set for small businesses and 8(a)certified companies. If you are a small business in the SBA 8a certification program and thinking about entering a joint venture agreement with another company, there are a few things that you want to consider. Not only are the… Read more »

What is Commercial Law?

Commercial litigation law entails the various aspects of business law that deals with the relationships between corporations, merchants and manufacturers, interstate trade and so on. What is Commercial Law? By definition commercial law includes carriage by land and sea; merchant shipping; guarantee; marine, fire, life, and accident insurance; bills of… Read more »

Contract Disputes Act of 1978 Claims Against the Government

Contractors often face harsh consequences when filing federal government Contract Disputes Act (CDA) claims. Despite getting the benefit of your work, the contracting officer (CO) will often deny your claim just because the claim itself did not meet the CDA requirements. This result can cost a company thousands or even… Read more »

Is Your Contractor Teaming Agreement An Enforceable Contract?

Is Your Company Using a Generic Contractor Teaming Agreement Template? Beware. Under FAR 9.6, government contractors can submit bids using teaming agreements that allow subcontractors to perform under the upcoming contract. This strategy is beneficial for at least two reasons when looking for a potential subcontractor. First, small businesses can use this strategy… Read more »