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Federal Procurement Outside Counsel

We provide our federal contractor clients with efficient, tailored and cost-effective federal procurement outside counsel services throughout the contract lifecycle. In choosing TILLIT LAW PLLC, our clients can rest assured knowing that their matters are being handled with the utmost knowledge and practical understanding of all statutory and regulatory complexities confronting them.

We understand the unique challenges faced by contractors in providing products, services, and construction services to the federal government. Therefore, regardless of their industry, we are committed to being a full-service law firm for our clients’ federal contracting matters. We provide outside counsel services with a focus on the following areas.

  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Small Business Issues
  • Internal Investigations & Audits
  • International Procurement
  • Conflict of Interest Issues

Experienced contractors understand that hiring external counsel with a focus on specific areas of federal procurement matters is not only more cost-effective but also leads to a higher rate of positive outcomes. Additionally, avoiding expending internal resources for infrequently encountered legal issues allows contractors to maintain a leaner structure while accessing specialized expertise when needed. We work with in-house counsel or directly with the contractor executive team to resolve particularized federal procurement compliance and regulatory issues.

We understand the unique challenges faced by small businesses in obtaining and performing federal procurement contracts. As part of our commitment to providing excellent outside counsel services for federal contractors of all sizes, we offer flexible engagement terms and waived advanced retainers for small business contractors. We additionally offer legal solutions on a short and medium-term subscription basis to small business clients needing ongoing but limited-term focused federal contracts law counsel.

So our clients and prospective clients may understand and stay up to date with their rights and options throughout the federal procurement lifecycle, we provide a dedicated Featured Insights Federal Procurement section on our website and other firm channels. While these articles do not constitute legal advice, they often serve as a good initial resource for prospective clients. Contractors use these insights to contextualize and assess the circumstances surrounding their own federal procurement law matters, allowing them to seek legal counsel from a better-informed position.

Existing clients may also access featured insight articles specific to their industry and points of interest on their respective dedicated TILLIT LAW PLLC Client Portals. Some of the most recent Federal Procurement Featured Insights are also provided on this page for ease of reference.

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  • Formation Issues

  • Regulatory Compliance

  • Subcontractor & Teaming Agreements
  • Suspensions & Debarments


  • Mentor-Protégé Program & JVs
  • SBA Protests & Appeals
  • Small Business Programs & Compliance


  • Contract Award

  • Changes & Performance Issues

  • Requests for Equitable Adjustment

  • Termination for Convenience & Default


  • Bid Protests

  • Claims Litigation

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution


  • GWAC/IDIQ/OTA/BPA & GSA Schedule Compliance

  • Organizational Risk & Conflict of Interests Assessments

Featured Insights


The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) § 12.212(a) requires the federal government to acquire commercial software under the same licenses customarily provided to the public. Since the FAR does not offer standard licensing agreements or terms for commercial software, contractors must generally negotiate the terms of use when the commercial software license is incorporated into a government contract. Since any terms incorporated into a...


The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) encourages open communication between prospective contractors and the Government from the early stages of requirements identification up to the submission of proposals. Such exchanges of information between Government stakeholders and prospective contractors often lead to early identification and resolution of procurement issues. These early-stage communications may involve discussions relating to...


This article is part of our government contract law firm’s U.S. Federal Procurement Insight series. Learn more, and if you’re in need of a federal contract attorney, contact us today.

The Federal Government generally procures software as commercial items. The terms and conditions governing the use of...