The O'Riordan Bethel Law Firm, LLP


  • MBE
  • WBE

Firm Size

  • 11-20

Willing to Act as Local Counsel

  • No

O’Riordan Bethel is a nationally recognized, award winning Consulting and legal services firm, focusing on Administrative/Regulatory law, government contracts, and Construction/Utilities law. We regularly provide support to Offices of General Counsel and enjoy a national reputation for aggressive contract management and quality results.  We manage large projects that run the gamut from case assessment, document review and production efforts, to the performance of long-term research and analysis and policy development.  Our experience has led to our refinement of proven and repeatable processes for managing legal services and executive support projects.

Part of our competitive advantage, proven over nearly 20 years of operations, is that we bring to each client and each project the best possible professionals in the market.  O’Riordan Bethel has built a strong permanent, core staff of seasoned legal professionals with a track record for organizing, staffing, coordinating and running teams.  We know how to define the positions that must be filled, find the right people to fill them, organize their effort, and monitor their performance.  When priorities shift and requirements change, we know how to re-evaluate, communicate and implement organizational and performance requirements.


Washington, DC

1314 19th Street NW


202-822-1721 (Fax)

Practice Areas

  • Construction
  • Corporate
    • Internal Investigations
  • Corporate, M&A & Securities
  • Government Contracts
  • Litigation/Trials
    • Criminal (White Collar)
  • White Collar / Investigations

Firm Bio

O’Riordan Bethel is an award-winning consulting and legal services firm recognized for its work in administrative law, including government contracts, regulated industries and professions, construction, and complex litigation. Our attorneys and consultants advise and assist private financing and commercial entities as well as governmental units (executive, legislative, ministry and cabinet level), quasi-governmental entities (such as the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Government National Mortgage Association) and multi-lateral organizations (such as the Inter-American Development Bank and the Organization of American States).

 We provide:

  • Strong Permanent, Core Staff of Seasoned Legal Professionals.
  • Other Professionals (IT/Security, Expert Analysts and Witnesses, and Legal Professionals with Experience in Targeted Areas) for Short- and Long-Term Assignments
  • Support for Offices of General Counsel.
  • Statutory and Regulatory Analysis.
  • Compliance Counsel (Sarbanes-Oxley, Codes of Business Ethics, Governance and Related Matters).
  • Commercial Law, Including Contract Disputes.
  • Investigations (Including EEOC, Sexual Harassment, Title VII Claims).
  • Interviews and Surveys.
  • Case Assessment, Discovery, Trial and Appellate Work.
  • Research and Drafting of Contracts, Reports, White Papers, and Briefs.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, Including Mediation and Arbitration
  • Prosecution and Defense of Claims Related to Antitrust, Breach of Contract, Construction, Energy, FAR, Breach of Fiduciary Duties, Fraud, Securities Law, Trademark and Patent, Utilities Law, and White-Collar Criminal Actions.
  • Interpretation of Legal Frameworks Imposed by International, Federal, and State Statutory and Regulatory Requirements.


We have deep experience in the full life-cycle of Government Contracts matters:

  • Teaming, Purchase and Novation Agreements.
  • Socio-Economic Programs (Small Business, 8(a), WOSB, EDWOSB, Veteran- and Service-Disabled Veteran Owned, and HUBZone)
  • Bid Protests (GAO, Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit).
  • Size and Status Protests (US SBA).
  • Administrative Issus: Requests for Equitable Adjustment; Claims; Pricing Negotiations; Close-out Negotiations; CPARS responses; Compliance; Organizational Conflict of Interest Assessment; Compliance Matrices; Flow-Down Requirement Analysis; Subcontracting Plans; Export Compliance.
  • Protection of Intellectual Property for Government Contractors
  • Truth in Negotiations Act, the Trade Agreements Act, Buy American Act and Berry Amendment issues.
  • Suspension & Debarment Proceedings.