The U.S. government, as well as state and local governments, procures many health care-related goods and services. Government contracts and procurements can be a significant source of revenue. Those procurements also introduce into contracting myriad laws, rules, and regulations that are particular to the field of government contracts and procurement.

Epstein Becker Green's Government Contracts and Procurements practice group has a deep track record of advising on and litigating government contracts and procurement issues. We provide organizations with the latest information—and compliance methods—relating to the ever-changing rules and regulations for government contractors.

Read more

Our Government Contracts and Procurements lawyers regularly assist the firm’s health care and life sciences clients with the following:

  • The bidding process and proposal preparation
  • Bid protests (both prosecution and defense)
  • Preparation and negotiation of contracts
  • Contract administration
    • Requests for equitable adjustment and claims
    • Services Contract Act issues
    • Contract compliance audits and voluntary disclosures
    • Terminations for default and convenience
  • Cooperative agreements and grants
  • Veterans’ Administration leases
  • Contract novation
  • Ethics training
  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) compliance
    • Socio-economic compliance programs
  • General Services Administration schedules
  • Organizational conflict-of-interest issues
    • Mitigation plans
  • Small and small-disadvantaged business plans
  • Assertion and defense of Small Business Administration protests, including size, affiliation, and mentoring issues
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • Contractors' trade secrets and data rights claims
  • Disputes involving compliance issues, such as cost accounting, the Procurement Integrity Act, and the Truth in Negotiation Act
  • Procurement fraud investigations and prosecutions
  • Responses to Inspector General and other government investigations
  • Disputes arising from subcontracts and teaming agreements

With specific experience in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Department of Homeland Security, Epstein Becker Green opens the door to government contracts by providing its clients with knowledge and advice on government contracting and procurement.

Representative Matters

  • We successfully defended four protests and three appeals that resulted in the award of a $1.1 billion state pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services contract to the firm’s client. Under the contract, the client will provide PBM services to more than 200,000 state employees, retirees, and their dependents. After a nine-day hearing, the Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals issued a unanimous 94-page opinion in our client's favor.
  • We obtained a permanent injunction for a health care provider against a competitor’s $225 million contract for health care services.

Read less

Focus Areas






Jump to Page

Privacy Preference Center

When you visit any website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience. Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our default settings. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.