Government Contracts

Our practice involves representation of some of the largest contractors in Iraq and also frequently provides counsel regarding current mandatory disclosure requirements. The group predominantly focuses on government procurement and export areas related to FARS, DFARS and ITAR. Our government contracting experience relates to a broad range of government agencies including the State Department and Department of Defense among others.

Our clients are involved in key industry sectors including, but not limited to, defense, electronics, communications, information technology, technical services and construction.

With more than 110 lawyers located in two offices in the Tampa Bay area, and more than 250 nationally, Shumaker is well situated to provide procurement and export representation. The firm is not only active in providing representation to our clients in federal court proceedings related to public procurement matters, but we also actively represent clients in administrative hearings involving a wide array of government agencies. Our government contracting group has substantial experience and our professionals have provided assistance to a number of nationally recognized suppliers related to public procurement and the defense industry.


  • DFARS and FARS compliance and evaluation
  • ITAR
  • Corporate Governance and Corporate Issues Related to Regulatory Compliance
  • Government Contracts
    • Construction
    • Compliance and Investigations
    • Bid protests
    • Claims and Termination
    • Export Regulation
    • GSA Schedule Contracting
    • Intellectual Property Rights
    • Technical Data Export
    • Procurement Fraud
    • State and Local Government Contracts
    • Litigation
    • Labor, Employment and I-9 Compliance
    • Public Law