HKA has a deep understanding of the business and regulatory climate in which government contractors operate. Our experienced and knowledgeable specialists have a reputation for finding practical, cost-effective solutions to challenges for our clients and their counsel.

We have been engaged on a variety of government contract projects most notably, the US$32 billion dollar Future Combat Systems Program termination for BAE Systems, a multibillion dollar dispute for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) on the Logistics Modernization Program, investigation of practices alleged to be fraudulent by a whistleblower on behalf of a major US Aerospace and Defence contractor, and Elk Hills Oil Field for Chevron USA Inc. 

HKA has a successful track record advising clients in government contracts for many years across a wide range of industries on matters related to:

  • Requests for Equitable Adjustment (“REAs”) and Proposed Change Orders;
  • Defective Pricing, False Claims, Mischarges, Improper Labor Charging and Improper Billings;
  • Compliance issues arising from the Cost Principles found in Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) and the Cost Accounting Standards (“CAS”);
  • Federal Supply Schedule contracting relating to Price Reduction, Defective Pricing Clauses and Other Quantum Issues;
  • Preparation and audit of termination proposals (e.g., A-12. Crusader, Future Combat Systems);
  • Preparation and negotiation of Incurred Cost Submissions (“ICS”);
  • Defence Contract Audit Agency (“DCAA”) Audit Rebuttal Assistance; and
  • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)