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We combine our extensive government and industry experience with smart
business approaches to help contractors navigate their most complex problems, opportunities, and disputes.
Our Claims Capabilities
At a Glance
$1+ billion in claims recovery
Single award of $240+ million affirmed by federal Circuit
Our attorneys, investigators, and accountants bring a unique, multidisciplinary approach to resolving claims and audits
Regularly settle claims through mediation or and at the Court of Federal Claims.
Regularly utilize success fee arrangements and other alternative fee methods
Robert Nichols is a former Army JAG ad former co-chair of the government contracts practice at Covington & Burling. Accolades include national ranking by Chambers USA and Law360 MVP in government contracts.
Rick Claybrook is one of the leading claims lawyers in the nation. Has logged hundreds of trial days and oral argument.
Recovery of $90M Claim for Fortune 50 Contractor. Lead counsel for a Fortune 50 contractor in $90 millions Iraq-related claim against the government , settling the case at full value after extensive negotiations with USAID and the National Security Council.
Represented Middle East contractor negotiating multiple outstanding claims against the Army Corps of Engineers for construction projects in Afghanistan. Obtained a grand bargain to resolve all claims, and received compensation based on a percentage of the recovery.
Using a contingent fee arrangement, litigated breach claim against the Air Force on behalf of a small business that supplied telephones in its lodging rooms on several bases in Germany. The government ultimately paid over $200 million plus an award of attorneys fees under EAJA.
Resolved tort claims arising from the incarceration of U.S. contractor for espionage by negotiating a creative settlement of the tort suit, converting that tort settlement into a contract claim by the prime contractor, and successfully negotiating payment to fully compensate the subcontractor while making the prime contractor nearly whole.