Mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, asset sales and teaming agreements involving government contractors may include many issues not typically found in purely commercial M&A transactions. We provide counsel in these transactions on issues such as:

  • Small businesses, minority business enterprises, women-owned small businesses, veteran-owned small businesses, service-disabled veteran-owned businesses and other socioeconomic participation programs
  • Ownership by non-U.S. persons and Exon-Florio submissions
  • Due diligence
  • Foreign ownership, control or influence (FOCI) mitigation
  • Maintenance of security clearances
  • Contract novation
  • Cost recovery limitations
  • Security requirements/interface with Defense Security Service/FOCI Analytic Division
  • Personal and organizational conflicts of interest
  • Transfer and use of intellectual property and technical data rights