Sheppard Mullin provides a full range of legal services to clients that do business with governmental entities. We advise clients on complying with complex government regulations and defending them in the event of litigation. We specialize in handling government contract disputes, bid protests, claims and defending individuals and corporations in a wide range of administrative, civil and criminal proceedings, including fraud investigations and whistle-blower lawsuits.
Sheppard Mullin also has the ability to serve clients in such areas as legislative advocacy, public relations and other related fields
Our practice includes counseling and litigation, both classified and unclassified in nature, with respect to contested contract awards; government contracts cost accounting; defective pricing; internal investigations and compliance reviews; False Claims Act litigation; claims and appeals; rights in patents, technical data and computer software; teaming agreements; subcontract disputes; export controls; multiple award schedules; and due diligence reviews in support of corporate transactions involving federal contractors.
In addition to the traditional aerospace and defense sector, today's government contractors include an ever-expanding universe of small, mid-sized, and large companies that make, assemble, integrate, maintain, service, and sell almost every product or service imaginable -- from beverages to computers, accounting and public relations services, as well as pharmaceuticals and satellites. Like the clients we represent, Sheppard Mullin's Government Contracts Practice Group is broad-based and takes advantage of synergies throughout the firm, including our international, intellectual property, corporate, labor, and litigation practices. We bring to our clients our specialized capabilities, personal commitment and an understanding of the business environment in which our clients operate.