Civil Litigation Definition

When thinking about the civil litigation meaning, one must contrast a criminal defendant on trial as opposed to a civil defendant that is being for money damages or some other non-criminal sanction. Civil litigation law includes a variety of practice areas that include, probate, personal injury law, family law, contract law… Read more »

8a Application Problems, Denials and Appeals

Understanding the 8a Application Denial and Appeals Process is Critical Before Acting After you submit your 8 a application, there is a 60% chance that you will experience problems with denials and appeals. One of the biggest problems in the application process is that applicants fail to show that the are… Read more »

Good Proposal Ideas For Government Contracts

When you find a federal Request for Proposal that you believe that you can perform, you also want to develop good proposal ideas that can reduce the government’s risk, and can also offer additional value. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) does not give a checklist of suggestions to create additional value. The burden… Read more »

GAO Bid Protest Tips for Challenging Set-Aside Decisions

In a GAO bid protest that challenges the agency’s small business set aside decision, contractors would have to focus on facts pertaining to the prior procurement history, the recommendations of appropriate small business specialists, and market surveys that include responses to sources sought announcements. This one reason why government contracting agencies issue… Read more »

Government Shutdown and Contractor Claims

The government shutdown could impact the amount of claims or equitable adjustments submitted by contractors. However, as for any claim under the Contract Disputes Act, businesses must be aware that such claims must be directly related to the contract itself. A common issue that will arise is the ability of contractors to pay their… Read more »

Discrimination in the Workplace For Employers & Government Contractors

Discrimination in the Workplace — Practices to Avoid When it comes to employer discrimination in the workplace, government contractors are subjected to strict compliance with workplace discrimination laws. Your contract contains specific statutory language to that effect. Therefore, especially for larger contractors, you must ensure that your supervisors are familiar with the laws… Read more »

Racial Discrimination for Employers in Colorado

 As an employer, racial discrimination as applied in most states prohibits unfavorable actions against an applicant or employee because /she is of a certain race or because of personal characteristics associated with race (such as hair texture, skin color, or certain facial features). Color discrimination involves treating someone unfavorably because of… Read more »

Government Contractor Code of Ethics and Business Conduct

In 2008, under FAR 52.203-13, “Contractor Code of Conduct and Business Ethics and Conduct” – the clause promulgated that appears in all Federal prime contracts that exceed $5 million and have a period of performance of 120 days or more and is required to be included in subcontracts of that dollar… Read more »

Government Contractor Defense Lawyers

Government contractor defenses are commonplace during the performance of your contract. When the government makes an adverse decision against you, the next thing that a defense lawyer should do is to assess the facts, see if you have any legal defenses to the allegations, then attempt to negotiate the issues before the… Read more »