BIS is the leading firm in Mississippi on federal and state small-business contracting laws and regulations. We know the “ins-and-outs” of the array of set-aside and preference programs for small businesses and how large businesses can properly benefit from small business set-aside and preference programs, too.
BIS provides the full complement of services and counsel required to achieve proper certifications and pursue business with federal and state agencies through small-business programs. We provide assistance with certification for the 8(a) Program, Mentor-Protégé Program, HUBZone Program, Veteran-Owned and Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Concern Programs, and Woman-Owned Small Business Program. We file and defend size protests, HUBZone protests, and all other challenges concerning small-business status. BIS assists with program compliance, business planning, and preparation of documents to achieve full benefits small-business programs, including Business Development Plans, Joint Venture Agreements, Teaming Agreements, and Mentor-Protégé Agreements. BIS represents clients regularly before the General Accountability Office, the Small Business Administration, the SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals, the Veterans Administration, and other federal and state agencies.
Companies from all over the country have sought our counsel on government contracts matters, including matters related to small-business programs. Through decades of experience in government contracts practice, our attorneys have developed a uniquely extensive knowledge of the framework of laws and regulations for the “small business” industry. We understand the extremely time-sensitive nature of many issues affecting small-business programs and awards and are positioned to provide swift and authoritative assistance.