Groff Murphy


Experience and Services: Groff Murphy lawyers have extensive experience representing clients doing business with government agencies. We are familiar with the unique rules and mandatory contract provisions that apply to doing business with the government at the federal, state, and local level. Our government contract experience includes:
  • False Claims Act defense and prosecution
  • Small Business Administration compliance, protests, and investigations
  • Department of Justice investigations
  • Teaming agreements
  • Project procurement and bid protests
  • Preparation and negotiation of subcontracts
  • Labor, employment and safety issues
  • Bond claims
  • Claims preparation and negotiation
  • Dispute resolution

Our clients include national and international companies in facilities management, construction, environmental remediation and high technology. We assist these clients in negotiating prime contracts and subcontracts, compliance with procurement regulations and protection of intellectual property. We also represent clients in all types of disputes related to government contracts, including bid protests, change order negotiations, subcontractor claims, claims for defective specifications, claims for delay and disruption, and claims related to contract termination.

Representative — Clients

  • Bechtel
  • Clark Construction Group
  • DG-21 LLC
  • Fluor
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Nova Group
  • PCL
  • URS
  • Washington Closure Hanford
  • Washington River Protection Services

Representative — Projects

  • United States Department of Energy, Qui Tam Action
  • United States Department of Energy, Waste Treatment Plant
  • United States Department of Energy, ERDF
  • Madigan Army Hospital, Fort Lewis, Washington
  • United States Department of Energy, Effluent Treatment Facility, Hanford, Washington
  • United States Department of Energy, 200 E Boiler Retubing Project, Hanford, Washington
  • United States Department of Energy, Plutonium Finishing Plant
  • Bonneville Dam, Powerhouse #2, Oregon
  • John Day Dam Spillway Retrofit, Oregon
  • I-90 Bridge Reconstruction, Seattle, Washington
  • Third Lake Washington Floating Bridge Approaches, Seattle, Washington
  • Elmendorf Medical Facility, Anchorage, Alaska
  • Base Operation Services Contract, Diego Garcia