National Security Law deals with the complexities of doing business with the federal government in the intelligence, national defense and homeland security arenas. In addition to representing clients in appealing their negative clearance decisions, we offer a wide range of services to assist clients in this narrow, highly focused and intense area of the law.
Government employees or contractors may be accused of violating federal law or obscure regulations that control and limit certain actions is especially when dealing with the surveillance of U.S. citizens such as USSID 18 and other intelligence directives. They may also be the target of Inspector General investigations of misconduct, waste or abuse, fraudulent claims, defective pricing, and allegations of improper conduct. Frequently national security issues are intertwined with federal contracting issues when dealing with the defense, intelligence and homeland security federal sectors. The national security envelope adds an additional layer of complexity to the already complicated realm of dealing with the federal government.
Most security clearances are controlled in accordance with DoD Directive 5220.6 or Intelligence Community Policy Memorandum (ICPM) 7 04.2.The control of classified information and items are generally controlled by the DoD 5220.22-M which is the National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM). Contractor Facilify Security Clearances are governed by the interaction of several documents and policies including the foregoing.