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The BEST LAWYER ANYONE COULD ASK FOR!!! Todd changed our lives! He’s not JUST a lawyer representing us for a case. Todd and his office have become Family. When we entered his office in August of 2022, we entered with such anxiety, uncertainty, and so much stress. Honestly we were very lost. My husband and I felt alone. How could a lawyer who didn’t know us, know our family, know our background represents us, When this could change our lives for the next 5-7years that my husband was facing in Federal jail. By the time our free consultation was over with Todd, we left his office at ease. All our questions were answered and we had a sense of relief.

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What can prompt federal Investigation of Government Contractors?

What comes into your mind when you hear “contractor”? Probably tender, bids, or government. Whichever it is. There are Government contractors who, for a long time, have been known for steering most government projects forward. They work hand in hand with the government to see the main agendas coming to reality.

Do you know that the federal agencies can investigate them to establish specific facts? That is possible because the government contractors are easily associated with some forms of misconduct—possibly corruption, bribery, or failure to execute contracts. The investigative agencies are often on the lookout to find out information to investigate the contractors.

Government Contractors: Who are they?

They are individuals or a group of professionals running an entity that offers various or specific services to the government. They are referred to as Government Contractors because the government employs them through bids.

Whenever the government needs services or wants to be supplied with certain products, it does advertise opportunities to attract bids from various contractors. After that, the procurement department’s tendering processes are followed to establish the bidder who is worth it. The chosen bidder then becomes a government contractor. Mostly it’s the lowest bidder that is always selected.
Bidding varies depending on the size of the firms. More significant firms are picky about what projects to bid on at tome, i.e. they tend to bid on those that will give them a high turnover after completion.

George FernandezGeorge Fernandez
14:16 30 Apr 24
Excellent 10 out of 10, Helped resolve my case. Jeremy explained everything and made everything easy to understand.
21:33 24 Apr 24
If you are looking for a lawyer that listens, is aggressive where needed, and holds his word above all else, Todd is the best pick. I had hired multiple attorneys prior to hiring the Spodek Group for a white collar case. The first thing that stood out to me was the cost, as anyone going through the process and dealing with the system, money was tight at that time - especially after hiring and firing multiple lawyers. The cost was not as high as others which was definitely a plus. Todd's intake process was also unlike other attorneys. He took the time to actually listen. He cared. He was trying to put himself in my shoes while I was explaining the situation to him and he really took the time to understand the whole situation. Other lawyers will give you 15 mins and send you a retainer agreement. Not Todd, I think he spent almost two hours with me as I was explaining everything.Not only was he great during the onboarding process, he was supportive and very informative through the entire plea process and eventually sentencing. After hiring him, I asked if I should hire a prison consultant, he told me to save my money as he would do everything they would. He was right and held up to his word. Later on I would hear from others that went with the prison consultants that they were a waste of money - I am glad I listened to Todd!When it came time for sentencing, two days prior to sentencing, the prosecutor tried increasing my proposed prison time by almost double - apparently a normal move. Todd and his team worked with me non-stop through the weekend prior to sentencing to ensure that I was not given additional prison time. Again, he took the time to listen and came up with a strategy to explain the case with great detail.Unfortunately, I did plead guilty as that was my best option. Todd and his whole team wrote up nearly 300 pages of a summary of what happened and why I should not be given prison time. If I breakdown the amount I spent with Todd versus the amount of work that I saw being done, I am shocked I was not charged four times as much. The other benefit was, a lot of criminal defense lawyers were just a single attorney with a paralegal or two. Todd had a team of people that I dealt with (5-7 people that I interacted with), but he was ALWAYS accessible. It would never take him more than an hour to reply unless he was in court.I was sentenced to prison and I was emotionally distraught. Todd and his team did whatever they could even after sentencing to make sure I was alright. He personally stayed in touch with my family to ensure I was doing alright and offered support to them. Most lawyers would consider the job complete at sentencing, not Todd.After prison, Todd still spent time with me to make sure I was on the right track and avoiding any potential risks in the future. He has also been giving advice on how to navigate probation etc and has not been looking at the clock for billing.Although I wish I had never been arrested in the first place, I am glad I had Todd and his team in my corner. Without them I likely would have had to spend a lot more time in prison than I did.Thank you, Todd, and the entire Spodek Law team, for helping turn what was a nightmare into a manageable situation!
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19:26 19 Apr 24
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18:08 18 Apr 24
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17:48 18 Apr 24
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20:45 15 Mar 24
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On the other hand, smaller and medium firms bid on smaller projects to enable them to grow and create a good portfolio. Although the fact remains, once trusted with the contracts, they all become Government Contractors.

What can prompt federal Investigation of Government Contractors?

You may think that all government lawyers are legitimate in their dealings until you hear in the news or read on the papers that a federal investigation has been launched on them. The next question you may ask yourself is, why are they under investigation? Read on to know some of the practices they do engage themselves in that call for such investigations. Below are some of them;

Delivery Fraud

Delivery fraud exists in various forms.

First, the contractor can opt to collude with the chief procurement in charge and deliver bids that bear the minimum expected quotes. They can do that to win the tender for their gain.

Another form of delivery fraud is where the contractor delivers sub-standard goods or services, knowing that they do not meet the specified standards.

Also, in some cases, the contractor may submit exaggerated invoices for false deliveries to get paid. That is doable in collaboration with the accounts department.


They include good offers extended to the key members of the procurement team to influence their decision. Mostly, the bidder may promise the chief procurement officer at least 10% of the overall cost of the project’s value. It can be in monitory forms and valuable gifts that are of high value. Such practices may also prompt investigation.

False Statements and Information

During the bidding process, the key things the government may want to know are the employees’ credentials of the contractor and other information relating to the operations. In such a scenario, the contractor may decide to forward information that is not true to win the contract. That can also prompt federal investigations on the contractor.

Unethical transactions

Together with other members of the procurement department, the procurement chief may decide to pay higher rates or buy things that were not specified. That’s possible when the contractor colludes with the procurement team. After completing the transaction, the contractor can decide to divide the profits with the procurement team.

If you have always thought that Government contractors are angels, then the above is adequate proof that they are not.

Who defends them in the court?

As aforementioned, contracts cases are sensitive and may land a Government contractor into jail if there is no adequate representation. Government contracts are so dire that every government contractor may not wish to face them. The attorneys who do the legal representation in such scenarios are the Government contract attorneys.

How else can the Lawyers do the representation?

At times, signing contracts may need better comprehension. Understanding what the federal law dictates about matters relating to government contracts is essential—getting hold of a federal lawyer for your representation in such scenarios.
The lawyer will also help you understand the essential aspects of federal law relating to federal contracts.


You may be asking yourself where you can get a team of qualified attorneys to represent you whenever the need arises or to consult. Worry no more because we, Spodek law group, are always here to help you.

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