For decades, Lars Anderson has focused his legal practice on helping small- and mid-sized businesses to navigate the complex world of Government contracting. His comprehensive understanding of how to build and maintain effective working relationships with Federal Government customers delivers maximum benefit for his clients. This experience includes responding to solicitations, creating Mentor-Protégé and Joint Venture relationships, resolving bid protests and contract disputes to helping clients stay abreast of changing regulatory requirements including compliance with SBA.
His client list spans myriad industries, including IT services, travel, construction, maritime operations, manufacturing, and military training simulation.
Lars served as a member of the Office of General Counsel for the Department of the Navy for 15 years and received the highest award for civilian employees: The U.S. Navy's Distinguished Civilian Service Award.
Lars has a long track record of success prosecuting and defending bid protests before Government agencies, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the Government Accountability Office (GAO)as well as prosecuting and defending contract claims and disputes before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) and Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA).
• Reclaiming a five-year DOD contract for a client through bid protests at GAO.
• Securing long-term travel service contracts through bid protests at U.S. Court of Federal Claims (COFC).
• Prosecuting and defending small-business size protests, including one that netted his client a $170-million IT contract.
• Prosecuting an administrative patent infringement claim against the Navy, resulting in a favorable settlement for the patent owner and substantial royalties.
• Converting Terminations for Default to Terminations for the Convenience of the Government.
• Challenging Solicitation terms that resulted in Government corrective action and contract award to his client.
• Assisting in arranging prime/sub contracts and resolving disputes between primes and subs that also involve the Government.
• Prosecuting a Virginia County bid protest that resulted in cancellation of a contract award and extension of his client's contract.