While contracting with the federal government presents opportunities for a variety of businesses, navigating the complex procurement rules and regulations also presents significant challenges. Wiggin and Dana's Government Contracts and Compliance Practice Group helps our clients navigate those challenges by providing practical advice on all areas of government procurement, including, but not limited to, bidding on government solicitations; negotiating government contracts; issuing subcontracts; protecting contractors' intellectual property rights; litigating disputes; conducting investigations and making disclosures when necessary; defending False Claims Act challenges; and, conducting government contract due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.

Our Government Contracts and Compliance Practice Group harnesses the considerable experience of our lawyers to assist diverse clients, large and small, including Fortune 100 and FTSE 100 defense contractors, prominent consulting firms, and other manufacturers and service providers across a broad range of industries. Whatever your business, on whatever scale, we invest in learning your products and services as well as your culture to create a collaborative, long-term relationship.

Lawyers in our Government Contracts and Compliance Practice Group have extensive government contracting experience, including helping our clients with responses to RFPs, negotiating prime and subcontracts, and advising our clients on the many issues that arise as part of these transactions. Our team also consists of lawyers who are former federal prosecutors and counsellors with extensive experience in the related fields of U.S. export and sanctions controls, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives enforcement, and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and includes the former head of global compliance for a Fortune 50 defense contractor. We have also conducted numerous internal investigations, assisted with responses to government subpoenas and directed audits, and defended Truth in Negotiations Act and False Claims Act claims.

When necessary, our team works hand-in-glove with our Cybersecurity and Privacy, Intellectual Property, International Trade Compliance, and White Collar Defense, Government Investigations and Corporate Compliance teams to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to deliver responsive, practical advice on all aspects of government contracting.