For more than four decades, Miller & Chevalier has represented government contractors in high-stakes litigation and advised on complex regulatory matters throughout the procurement lifecycle. We partner with government contractors of all sizes to help them navigate their most challenging business problems.

Our experience includes:

  • Bid Protests. Protesting and defending high-value contract awards at the Government Accountability Office, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, federal agencies, and state and local tribunals.
  • Claims and Disputes. Preparing multi-million-dollar requests for equitable adjustment and contract claims, defending against government claims, and litigating the disputes if necessary.
  • Cost Allowability and Cost Accounting. Advising clients on significant cost allowability and Cost Accounting Standards issues, including in connection with government audits.
  • Compliance Counseling. Advising on the full range of compliance requirements, including supply chain and cybersecurity regulations, domestic preferences, data rights, conflicts, Other Transaction Authority, cost or pricing data, commercial item contracting, General Services Administration (GSA) Schedules, and subcontracting.
  • Internal Investigations. Conducting internal investigations arising from whistleblower complaints or otherwise, by leveraging the firm's multi-disciplinary teams—including significant white collar, congressional, prosecutorial, and in-house experience.
  • False Claims Act. Litigating False Claims Act actions by combining deep government contracts substantive experience with exceptional courtroom skill and trial experience.
  • Suspension and Debarment. Representing contractors in suspension or debarment proceedings, often in connection with contract disputes and False Claims Act litigation.
  • Prime-Subcontractor Disputes. Advising and representing contractors involved in prime-subcontractor disputes in both federal and state courts.
  • Intellectual Property, Data Rights, and Other Business Disputes. Resolving disputes related to intellectual property, data rights and other business disputes, misappropriation of trade secrets, tortious interference with contracts and business opportunities, and business conspiracies.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions. Conducting due diligence reviews in M&A transactions involving government contractors.
  • Mass Tort Litigation. Defending government contractors in tort lawsuits related to military operations, national security, and environmental remediation. 
  • Risk Mitigation. Identifying and mitigating companies’ exposure to tort liability including securing liability protection under the SAFETY Act, Public Law 85-804, the Price Anderson Act, the Defense Base Act, and FAR 52.228-7 (Insurance-Liability to Third Persons).
  • Employment Litigation. Investigating and litigating government contractor employment issues, including alleged executive misconduct, non-disclosure and non-solicitation issues, discrimination (Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA), OFCCP investigations, NLRB advocacy, and OSHA investigations.
  • Assistant to the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Assistant United States Attorney, District of Columbia
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Northern District of Illinois
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia
  • Trial Chief, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • Senior Investigative Counsel, Special Committee on Investigations, U.S. Senate
  • Chief, Special Litigation Division, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • Assistant Federal Public Defender, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Appellate Deputy Public Defender, Nevada State Public Defender's Office
  • Tax Assistant to the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Deputy Associate Solicitor, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Trial Attorney and Director of Training, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • Supervising Attorney, Trial Division, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • Senior Trial Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor
  • ERISA Counsel, Regional Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor
  • ERISA Trial Attorney, Regional Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Staff Attorney, Appellate and Trial Divisions, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • Legislative Assistant, U.S. House of Representatives