Washington DC Intelligence & Defense Community Lawyer
Government contracting always carries a certain amount of risk and regulatory burden. But when you are doing business with the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, or any of the agencies that make up the U.S. Intelligence Community, there are multiple additional hurdles your business needs to overcome. Among other issues, you and you employees must deal with security clearances, there are contract disputes that will inevitably need to be resolved with the government, and in some cases your business may even find itself the target of an investigation from the relevant Office of the Inspector General.
At Henault & Sysko Chartered, our qualified Washington DC intelligence & defense community lawyers can assist you with these and many other complex legal matters. Our attorneys have a unique combination of experienced in security clearance and national security law, as well as business formation and real estate and technology transactions. We can guide you through the process of forming a new business to deal with the Pentagon or the Intelligence Community, as well as helping your established contractor navigate difficult business deals and potential litigation.
Need Help Starting a New Business?
Whether you are a defense contractor or any other type of business, one of the first critical decisions you need to make is how to structure your legal entity. There are a number of factors to consider, such as how your choice of entity will affect taxes, personal liability for you as an owner, and how the business itself will be run on a day-to-day basis. At Henault & Sysko Chartered, we can review your situation and advise you on whether a corporation, partnership, or limited liability company is the best fit. And when you have made your decision, we can take care of all of the necessary legal filings with both the District of Columbia and the federal government.
Contracts & Business Transactions
Of course, forming a business entity is just the first step. You will also need qualified legal assistance when drafting and reviewing government contracts. Henault & Sysko Chartered has you covered. We understand the specialized contracting needs of defense and intelligence community contractors. We also offer broader assistance when it comes to business and strategic planning for your business. We can help your business in drafting or reviewing an executive compensation, succession planning, employment contracts, and intellectual property agreements.
Investigations & Litigation
Finally, Henault & Sysko Chartered can represent you if you find yourself involved in a potential investigation or litigation as a result of your work for the defense and intelligence communities. This includes everything from internal personnel reviews to formal OIG investigations. Our goal is to help you resolve whatever dispute arises in a professional, efficient manner, whether that involves a negotiated settlement, mediation, or if necessary by taking a dispute to court.
So for sound legal advice in any matter involving the U.S. intelligence and defense communities, contact Henault & Sysko Chartered in Maryland at 410-768-9300 today to schedule a consultation.