Federal Sole Source Justification Bid Protests 10 USC 2304

Sole source justification in government contracting can be a heated debate during bid protest litigation. Oftentimes, the agency may choose to place its notice on Federal Business Opportunities (“fbo“) with supporting rationale. However, it is the government’s supporting rationale that can be subject to filing a bid protest. Although the agency’s… Read more »

Government Proposal Best Practices

Assessing your government proposal writing and whether your strategies meet common proposal best practices starts with figuring out what has worked in the past that still continues to work today. If your worst practices outweigh your best practices, then it might be time to review all of them and start a proposal development… Read more »

Bid Protest- Should I Challenge or Not?

After being denied an award, Contractors across the country face the question of whether to file a bid protest challenging the Agency’s award with the Government Accountability Office (GAO).  While there are a variety of factors that go into this decision, one of the first concerns prevalent among Contractors, is… Read more »

FAR Part 15 Meaningful Discussions Vs Clarifications in GAO Protest

GAO recently sustained a bid protest about meaningful discussions in the Matter of: Marathon Medical Corporation because the agency failed to hold meaningful discussions under FAR Part 15 with the protestor. In that case, Marathon’s FAR protest alleged the Department of Veteran Affairs improperly held discussions with the awardee, but failed… Read more »