Claims prevention begins with astute contract drafting and negotiation. Biggs, Ingram & Solop, PLLC’s construction and government contracts practice group have prepared and negotiated hundreds of contract documents integral to these industries. Our senior counsel have extensive experience representing prime contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and design professionals. This enables us to prepare and advise on those contract terms most advantageous to each client’s interest, no matter their role in a construction project. We prepare and negotiate prime contracts, subcontracts, teaming agreements, joint venture agreements, purchase orders, and other documents—unique or customary—that meet our clients needs and accomplish their business goals.
Many clients request our assistance during contract administration on both public and private contracts. Seeking counsel to handle issues as they arise and to ensure another party’s compliance with its obligations can minimize or even prevent protracted, expensive disputes. Our acumen in Mississippi construction law and Federal and state procurement law and regulations enable us to provide useful guidance at every stage, from project inception to final completion of a contract, whether private or public.
BIS assists clients with expedient and proper project documentation that can be crucial to defending or pursuing the claims that frequently arise on a project. We provide learned guidance on Mississippi law, the Federal Acquisition Regulation, agency-specific federal acquisition regulations, False Claims Act, Truth-in-Negotiating Act, Cost Accounting Standards, DCAA audits, Mississippi Procurement Manual, and numerous other federal and state procurement regulations