Covington’s Government Contracts group is ranked by Chambers USA and other leading publications as being among the best in the business. We represent clients of all sizes, across all government agencies, and at all stages of the public procurement process. Our core government contracts experts include lawyers who have served as the Associate General Counsel, Acquisitions & Logistics, at the Department of Defense; a U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge; the Air Force Suspension and Debarment Official and Fraud Remedies coordinator; a senior in-house counsel to one of the largest defense and aerospace contractors in the world; and several others with notable positions at the Army Corps of Engineers, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Justice, and the White House. Our institutional knowledge and subject-matter expertise allow us to devise creative and successful legal strategies to enhance our clients’ competitiveness while protecting their ability to do business with the government.

Particular areas of expertise include:

  • Investigations, Suspension and Debarment, and Contractor Responsibility
  • Bid Protests
  • Claims and Other Litigation
  • Regulatory Compliance and Ethics Counseling
  • Transactional Support and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • International Contracting
  • Intellectual Property and Technical Data Rights
  • Congressional Relations
  • Life Sciences
  • Health Care Contracting
  • Biodefense Contracting