VAN SCOYOC ROBERTS PLLC EXPERTISE
Award Protests and Defenses
VSR attorneys have extensive experience both in bringing and in defending
against protests for clients regarding the propriety of the government's
contract award process. VSR provides legal expertise in bid protest actions
before various contracting agencies, the General Accounting Office, the
Court of Federal Claims, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Contract Administration, Claims
After the award of the government contract,VSR advises and represents
clients in negotiating and resolving matters of contract interpretation
and performance.When unable to resolve disputes through negotiation,VSR
represents clients in pursuing claims, appeals and contract litigation
before various Boards of Contract Appeals, the Court of Federal Claims,
and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Foreign Ownership, Control
VSR assists clients who are subject to foreign ownership, control or influence
in obtaining and maintaining security clearances for classified and nuclear
sensitive contracts by properly constructing agreements to the satisfaction
of the United States government through board resolutions, voting trusts,
proxy agreements, and special security agreements.
VSR encourages a proactive approach by conducting internal legal investigations
and compliance audits at the request of clients and putting systems in
place at the company to avoid or resolve problems before they become crises.
VSR has significant experience representing government contractors and
individuals in civil and criminal negotiations and litigation arising
from inspector general and grand jury investigations, as well as federal
False Claims Act actions.
Other Substantive Areas
VSR attorneys have particular expertise and experience in very specialized
government contracting areas including: computer and telecommunications
contracting, small business and small disadvantaged business contracting,
build-to-suit leases, General Services Administration (GSA) and Veterans
Administration (VA) schedule contracting, Government Wide Acquisition
Contracts (GWAC) contracting, privatization, novation agreements, assignment
of claims matters, and suspensions and debarments.
State, Local and International
In addition to VSR's representation of clients in federal government matters,VSR
attorneys provide advice to and represent clients in state, local and
international contracting processes involving the full panoply of contracting
Mergers and Acquisitions: VSR advises
business clients in major business transactions, including stock and asset
acquisitions and mergers, and counsel management concerning their fiduciary
duties in the context of major transactions.
Securities and Regulation: VSR counsels
securities issuers and shareholders regarding public and private equity
transactions, including exempt offerings and venture caital investments,
as well as provide regulatory compliance counseling to investment advisers
and securities brokers and their customers.
Start-Up Ventures: VSR attorneys have extensive
experience in counseling start-up ventures, particularly in the high technology
sector. VSR organizes corporations, limited liability companies and general
and limited partnerships, and advises founders concerning pre-incorporation
and subscription transactions, buy-sell agreements, teaming and partnering
arrangements, and the design and implementation of equity-based incentive
General Corporate and Commercial Matters: VSR provides
expertise in legal matters arising in the normal course of business, including
intellectural property licensing, distributorship and independent contractor
agreements, employment arrangements and wage and hour disputes, executive
compensation agreements, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, code
of ethics, legal compliance and policies, as well as governance matters,
creditors' remedies, debtor protection, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings.
Commercial Litigation: VSR attorneys prosecute
and defend civil suits involving contract claims, breach of fiduciary
duty by directors and officers, stockholder opression, securities, fraud,
corporate takeovers and raids, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition,
and employment discrimination.
provide a full range of legal services to clients of the Van Scoyoc Companies.
Whether it involves federal procurement opportunities identified, qualified
and captured by VSConsulting, or federal issues advocated
by Van Scoyoc Associates Inc. or Capitol Decisions Inc., Van Scoyoc
Roberts PLLC is prepared to further the client's success at every stage.
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