[Latin]: prudent, wise, sensible, and judicious

We are a boutique law firm that has been solving legal problems for the government contracting community for more than four decades

Trusted Counsel for Legal Needs Across the Globe

Cordatis represents clients throughout the United States and across globe. We solve problems wherever they occur: the nation’s capital, the boardroom, the courtroom, or conflict zones around the world.

40+ Years of Experience

Cordatis has been serving the government contracting and grant community for more than 40 years. From start-ups to Fortune 500 conglomerates, we have the experience, skills, and judgment you need.

Big-Firm Results, Small-Firm Culture

Our team includes alumni from the nation’s largest law firms, the U.S. Department of Justice, the military, and other federal agencies. 

Comprehensive Guidance for Government Contractors

Cordatis has assisted clients in virtually all aspects of the federal, state, and local procurement process, including:
  • Bids and proposals
  • Interpreting contract requirements
  • Protesting contract awards
  • Pursuing claims
  • Defending against defective government claims
  • Suspension and debarment actions
  • Investigations and compliance
  • Security clearances
  • Prime-Sub contracts and disputes
  • Teaming Agreements and joint ventures
  • Performance issues
  • Buy American and Trade Agreements Act
  • Intellectual property and data rights
  • CRADAs
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Employees
  • Debriefings

Federal Procurement

We also have extensive experience representing small businesses involved in Federal procurement programs, including the 8(a) Business Development Program, the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program, the Historically Underutilized Business Zone Program, and SBA’s new All Small Mentor/Protégé Program. Our clients also include large businesses ready to collaborate, develop joint ventures and subcontract with small businesses on Federal government procurements.

Commercial Litigation

In addition to our government contract practice, Cordatis maintains an active commercial litigation practice. Other practice areas include construction contracts, employment law, franchise law, and national security practice relating primarily to classified contract and security clearance issues.