Subcontracts & Teaming Agrements

Understanding Government Subcontracts and Teaming Agreements

Our government contract attorneys are experienced in the unique difficulties posed by teaming agreements, GSA Schedule Contracting Teaming Arrangements (CTA), Joint Ventures (JV), and contract negotiations. We work to achieve positive strategic alliances and protect businesses from unforeseen liability.

We help our clients identify and analyze potential Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI) and draft mitigation plans where OCIs are identified. No matter the issue, our government subcontracting team of attorneys can provide the experience and legal advice necessary to guide clients through even the most complex cases. 

Legal Assistance for Teaming Agreements

A government contract attorney from the Federal Practice Group can help you navigate any issues and concerns surrounding teaming agreements.

  • Evaluation: We evaluate the potential teaming partners’ capabilities and compatibility to ensure that the collaboration is beneficial and aligned with the project’s goals and requirements. 
  • Drafting: Our team can draft teaming agreements that clearly outline the roles, responsibilities, and obligations of each party in the collaboration. This includes addressing issues like intellectual property rights, liability, dispute resolution, and confidentiality. 
  • Compliance: Government contracts often have specific regulations related to teaming agreements, and we ensure that the agreement complies with these rules to avoid any potential legal issues in the future. 
  • Negotiation: Our government contracts attorneys facilitate negotiations between the companies involved to reach mutually acceptable terms in the teaming agreement. 

Strategic Alliances Subcontracting Help

Our team of government contract attorneys specialize in subcontracting agreements and will work with you to ensure a favorable outcome.  Here’s how we can help:

  • Structuring Subcontracts: We assist in structuring the subcontracting relationships between the prime contractor and subcontractors within a strategic alliance. We ensure that these arrangements align with the project’s objectives and comply with relevant laws and regulations. 
  • Compliance: Government subcontracting requires adherence to certain rules, such as the Limitation on Subcontracting (LOS) clause, which sets limits on the amount of work that can be subcontracted. Our attorneys help ensure compliance with these regulations. 
  • Risk Mitigation: We address potential risks associated with government subcontracting, such as issues related to performance, quality, and timely delivery of products or services, by incorporating appropriate terms and protections in the subcontract agreements. 
  • Dispute Resolution: Dispute resolution mechanisms are included in the subcontracting agreements to address any potential conflicts that may arise between the prime contractor and subcontractors. 

Government Subcontracting Attorneys You Can Trust

An FPG government subcontracting attorney can provide legal expertise, ensure compliance, and protect the companies’ interests in teaming agreements and strategic alliances subcontracting. Our knowledge and experience can help your company navigate the complexities of government subcontracts and increase the likelihood of successful collaborations and projects. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Government contracting refers to the process through which federal, state, or local government agencies purchase goods and services from private businesses or individuals to fulfill their operational needs and public services. 

Government contracting is regulated by various laws and regulations, including the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), agency-specific regulations, the Competition in Contracting Act (CICA), the False Claims Act, and various socio-economic programs. 

The FAR is a set of rules and guidelines issued by the federal government that govern the acquisition process for all executive agencies. It covers various aspects of contracting, including procurement procedures, contract administration, and contractor responsibilities. 

We assist clients by reviewing and understanding relevant regulations, ensuring they have appropriate policies and procedures in place, providing training on compliance, and conducting internal audits to identify and address potential issues. 

A bid protest is a formal complaint filed by a bidder or offeror who believes that a government procurement process was conducted unfairly, improperly, or in violation of procurement laws and regulations. 

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