Construction Claims Resolution and Appeals in Federal Government Contracts

Government construction claims resolution and appeals in federal government contracts have become a nightmare for construction contractors that are filing disputes and appeals or initially submitting claims to the federal government. This is even true for settlement proposals in termination for convenience cases.  The COFC or Board of Contract Appeals dismisses… Read more »

Non Responsive Bid Proposal

Non responsive bid proposals occur when the contracting agency excludes your bid because it materially failed to follow the solicitation requirements. Unless your mistake was minimal and immaterial, GAO tends to rule that the Agency made a reasonable decision. However, there are situations where agency exclusions were unreasonable. What happens in… Read more »

Construction Claims Appeal & Contracting Officer Final Decision

Avoid Getting Your Case Dismissed on Appeal. A contracting officer’s final decision in federal government contracting carries a lot of weight. For example,  a federal contracting officer is the final authority for approving or denying claims or requests for equitable adjustments.  Contractors and non-government contracting attorneys often make costly mistakes… Read more »

Prompt Payment Act Resolving Invoice Problems

The Federal Prompt Payment Act (PPA), 31 USC 3901-3905 , ensures that federal agencies pay vendors for their invoices on time. However, not all government invoices paid on time. This not only creates a hardship; it also impacts the contractor’s ability to perform other contracts and meet other financial obligation. Prompt payment… Read more »

Motion to Intervene Federal Court of Claims Rules

Under the requirements to intervene in a bid protest or some other case at the Court of Federal Claims. Avoid wasting money on procedure disputes and focus on the merits of the case. Filing a United States Court of Federal Claims motion to intervene in a bid protest can be… Read more »