Court of Federal Claims Bid Protest (COFC) vs GAO Protests

The US Court of Federal Claims (COFC) has jurisdiction to hear a government contract bid protest due to the Administrative Dispute Resolution Act of 1966 (ADRA). As a matter of practice, the COFC does not lose its jurisdiction to hear your protest simply because another bidder files a separate protest… Read more »

How Can Bid Protest Lawyers Help You

The underlying reason that you want to file a bid protest is that you want a second “bite at the apple.” If you are the successful bidder, then you want to intervene into the protest litigation and protect your own interest. You have made the decision to file a GAO… Read more »

Federal Government GAO Bid Protest Lawyers in Washington DC

Deciding whether or not to file a protest at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) makes the difference in saving substantial business revenues or letting another bidder take advantage of the opportunity. However, there are other considerations for you to think about. Most important are  the procedural requirements to file. When finding a… Read more »

Best Value Bid Protest : How to Attack Them

Launching a best value bid protest very common and among the most litigated cases before GAO. Oftentimes, agencies do not follow the solicitation’s requirements. However, to attack the agency’s actual evaluation needs an argument that is more than just a disagreement. Instead, attacking the best value evaluation requires a showing… Read more »

Ostensible Contractor Rule

Avoid Mistakes in Bid Protests Federal government contractors often have many questions about the Ostensible Contractor Rule and how it can impact the award of the contract. The bottom line is that if you are submitting government proposals as a small business, you want to stay away from the possibility… Read more »

FAR Debrief Before Filing a Bid Protest Letter at GAO

 As a corporate decision to challenge a recent government contract award,  getting a pre award or post award debriefing before filing a bid protest letter at GAO is one of the most valuable tools that government contractors can use. One reason is that as a practical matter you are tasked with… Read more »

COFC Bid Protest Decision

COFC Bid Protest Decisions Can Favor Contractors During a COFC  bid protest, an agency will not prevail when it is shown that the agency did not comply with its evaluation scheme as outlined in the solicitation. The Court of Federal Claims(COFC) ruled for the bid protestor because of the agency’s… Read more »

Proposal Writing Strategies – Avoid Bid Protest

Proposal Writing Strategies That Also Can Withstand a Bid Protest. As a Federal Government contractor, it is important to understand how the agency evaluates your proposal. If you are fortunate to get the award, you now have to probably withstand a bid protest to GAO or some other forum. The first step… Read more »