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Overcoming Debarment – A Legal Triumph for a Government Contractor

Situation: In the complex landscape of government contracting, our client, a US postal government contractor, found themselves facing mandatory debarment due to unforeseen challenges. Faced with potential exclusion from future contracts, the need for an outcome-focused legal partner was critical. The client needed a solution that not only addressed the immediate issue but also safeguarded… Continue reading Overcoming Debarment – A Legal Triumph for a Government Contractor

How Legal Advocacy Helped Secure a Small Business Contractor’s Award

Situation: In the fiercely competitive landscape of government contracting, securing and then retaining an award through the protest process is not for the faint of heart. The client, a small business professional services and technology contractor, was awarded a contract by the General Services Administration (GSA) for global fielding services. When that contract award was challenged,… Continue reading How Legal Advocacy Helped Secure a Small Business Contractor’s Award

Empowering a Disadvantaged Small Business through Legal Advocacy

Situation: The U.S. Department of Defense, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) improperly excluded an Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB/SDVOSB) from receipt of an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract under the prestigious CLOVER Program. The client sought help from Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, who assisted and guided them through a challenge to… Continue reading Empowering a Disadvantaged Small Business through Legal Advocacy

Whistleblower Qui Tam Case Goes to the United States Supreme Court

Situation: Our client, a whistleblower, filed a qui tam lawsuit under the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3729, alleging that defendants fraudulently billed the United States for services provided to the military forces serving in Iraq.  The FCA empowers private individuals acting on behalf of the government to bring civil actions against those that… Continue reading Whistleblower Qui Tam Case Goes to the United States Supreme Court

The FTC’s Expanded Cybersecurity Requirements Affecting Non-Banking Small Businesses

The FTC’s Safeguards Rule will require non-banking small businesses to notify customers and the FTC of cyber breaches that had previously...

January 12, 2023 |  By: Tracy Pearson, Jennifer Morris, and Chip Muir   The expansion of the FTC’s Safeguards Rule will require businesses to notify customers and the FTC of cyber breaches that had previously been excluded from reporting requirements. Previously, only banks had been required to notify customers of breaches, but now business entities… Continue reading The FTC’s Expanded Cybersecurity Requirements Affecting Non-Banking Small Businesses

Get Ahead of Compliance: The Proposed Rule for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC 2.0) is Out!

Get Ahead of Compliance: The Proposed Rule for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC 2.0) is Out!

January 5, 2023 |  By: Tracy Pearson, Jennifer Morris, and Chip Muir   As a lawyer working in a firm with a sophisticated legal team providing robust regulatory, government contract, and cybersecurity services, our Christmas present and holiday reading arrived early with the publication of the proposed rule 32 CFR § 170, also infamously known… Continue reading Get Ahead of Compliance: The Proposed Rule for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC 2.0) is Out!

Protestor Found Technically Unacceptable Lacks Standing to File a Size Protest

April 26, 2023   |   By: Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig   The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) issued an interesting decision affirming the SBA Area Office’s decision to dismiss a size protest for lack of standing because the protestor’s proposal was found technically unacceptable. Size Appeal of Ekagra Partners, LLC., SBA… Continue reading Protestor Found Technically Unacceptable Lacks Standing to File a Size Protest

Intern Program

As part of our effort to recruit, develop and retail the best and brightest attorneys, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers a summer intern program for promising law school students who are looking to work as part of an innovative and incredibly successful team. With a global team of lawyers, selected candidates are able to work on high level projects in a collaborative space.

Paralegals and Legal Support Staff

At Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, our team of paralegals and staff work together collaboratively along side our attorneys toward a common goal. We have created a positive work environment where our paralegals and legal assistants work to successfully reach firm-wide goals and support each other to combine individual strengths to enhance team performance. They regularly assist our attorneys with organizing and maintaining files, conducting legal research, and preparing documents.