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? Understanding the Rules

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 »

Basics of Small Business SDVOSB Fraud in Government Contracts

The focus on SDVOSB fraud has significantly increased over the last five years. Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned small businesses find themselves facing conspiracy charges while also submitting false claims in an effort to defraud the government and ultimately obtain SDVOSB set-aside contracts with the VA or other government contracting agencies. Management and… Read more »

How Do Federal Government Contractors Deal With COVID-19 Problems

Government contractors, especially small business, should brace themselves for a bumpy ride when it comes to the future of COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic Problem. The Center for Disease Control (CDC)  has issued guidance about the pandemic. The information, however, does not resolve the storm of issues lurking for small businesses and… Read more »