The Government
Contractor’s Law Firm

At Ward & Berry, we understand government contracts — we know the people, the processes, and the law of doing business with the Federal Government. We use our know-how, experience, and relationships to solve our clients’ tough problems.

 

Seasoned Litigators
& Trial Lawyers

Ward & Berry PLLC represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of high-stakes disputes.

 
 

Lawyers for Expeditionary Service Providers

Expeditionary service providers are faced with many unique challenges. We have deep knowledge in this industry. We have experience dealing with the Government on sensitive matters. We have lawyers with the requisite clearances to obtain the program access required to assist and advise our clients.

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The Government Contractor’s Law Firm

Ward & Berry PLLC is a Washington, D.C. law firm committed to excellence and ingenuity in advising and advocating for clients in government contracts, civil litigation, investigations, and complicated problems faced by federal contractors of all sizes.

LITIGATION

LITIGATION

We are seasoned litigators and trial lawyers. We represent businesses and individuals in a wide variety of high-stakes disputes. Our attorneys regularly appear in state and federal courts throughout the Capital Region.

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INVESTIGATIONS

INVESTIGATIONS

We skillfully guide clients through government inquiries and investigations, including those initiated by Inspectors General of federal agencies, Congressional committees, Suspending and Debarring Officials.

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COMPLIANCE

COMPLIANCE

We provide periodic training to our clients on critical compliance topics, such as mandatory reporting requirements, code of conduct, responding to government investigations, and whistleblower protection.

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GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

We represents a broad range of federal contractors, including providers of private security, logistics, intelligence, engineering services, information technology, and medical support.

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GENERAL COUNSEL

GENERAL COUNSEL

We understand our client’s current business operations, past history, and future goals when acting as outside general counsel, and we provide efficient, thoughtful, and innovative solutions.

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LABOR & EMPLOYMENT

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT

We represent employees and employers in a variety of labor and employment law matters, including the litigation of age, race, gender and pregnancy discrimination matters.

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INTELLECTUAL
PROPERTY

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

We represent businesses, inventors, and other technology innovators in various intellectual property disputes and licensing matters.

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BID
PROTESTS

BID
PROTESTS

We represent clients in the bid protest process before the Court of Federal Claims, the Government Accountability Office, and agency procurement officials.

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SMALL
BUSINESS

SMALL BUSINESS

We assist clients with structuring their businesses to obtain and maintain access to the SBA’s government contracting programs and appeals before Small Business Association.

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NEWS & PUBLICATIONS

News & Publications
June 5, 2019

Documentation of agency decision can be a critical issue in bid protests

When evaluating offerors for a federal contract, agencies are required to document their evaluation decisions and judgments in sufficient detail. This is an often overlooked requirement that can be the…
News & Publications
May 1, 2019

Ward & Berry Partner Ryan Bradel discusses legal issues surrounding government contract proposals with The Pulse

Ward & Berry partner Ryan Bradel recently sat down with The Pulse, an exciting new venture and a critical resource for any government contractor, to discuss legal issues surrounding the…
News & Publications
March 27, 2019

Can small business program misrepresentations subject a contractor to False Claims Act liability?

Two federal courts, in relatively recent decisions, have reached opposite conclusions on the question of whether a contractor’s misrepresentation regarding its status under the Small Business Administration’s (“SBA”) various special…

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