Buy American Act (BAA Lawyers) Frequently Asked Questions

Act quickly if you are under investigation or worried about violating Buy American Act compliance requirements. Theodore P Watson, Esq – Practice Leader This section is only written to provide information to small businesses and larger federal government contractors regarding common issues and questions raised about the Buy American Act. If… Read more »

How to Challenge a HUBZone Small Business Contract Award

Tips on How to Challenge a HUBZone Small Business Contract Award Through A Bid Protest or Appeal By Cheryl E. Adams, Esq. You may need to beat a competitor’s price by 10% to win a government contract, if your firm is not an SBA certified HUBZone small business concern.  Also,… Read more »

Tips for Filing Court of Federal Claims Bid Protests (COFC)

Deciding on whether to file a Court of Federal Claims bid protest versus GAO protest or the agency-level protest can be tricky too many government contractors. At the end of the day, many contractors seeking to save revenues worth millions of dollars find that closing bridges or giving up rights… Read more »

What is an SBA Size Protest?

An SBA size protest is a legal challenge to the agency’s decision to award a government contract because of the awardee’s alleged small business size violation. Specifically,  the protestor challenges the awardee size status by asserting and providing a legal and factual basis for the size protest. 13 CFR 121.1001… Read more »

Does FAR Force Majeure Clauses Apply to Federal Government Contracts

The COVID-19 pandemic is still costing the country substantial amounts of money without and certainty of guarantees. The end of this pandemic is not yet in site and federal contractors may now wonder whether this situation falls with the context of force majeure clauses, especially in government construction contracts. With… Read more »