Category: Government Contracts

Summary Dismissal In Bid Protest

The firm is proud to announce that it obtained a summary dismissal for one of its government contracts clients in a bid protest at the Government Accountability Office (GAO). A disappointed bidder filed a protest against a Weitz Morgan client who had been awarded the contract in a GSA Schedule delivery order purchase by the [..]

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Christian Doctrine & Bonding Requirements In Government Construction Contracts

Utilizing the Christian doctrine, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”) recently held that bonding requirements were included in government contracts by operation law. K-Con, Inc. v. Sec’y of the Army, 908 F.3d 719 (Fed. Cir. 2018) The Army awarded K-Con, Inc. (“K-Con”) two contracts that did not include express requirements [..]

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OFCCP Issues Directive On Affirmative Action Program Compliance

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently issued a directive focused on ensuring covered federal contractors are complying with their obligation to develop, implement, and update written affirmative action programs (AAP). OFCCP Directive 2018-07 Entities with a qualifying federal conract must develop an AAP within 120 days of commencement [..]

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Government Contracts Updates

GSA has launched The Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) Pilot Program to provide a streamlined approach for acquiring innovative commercial products and services using the new commercial solutions opening procedure. The OFCCP recently released a description of “What Contractors Can Expect” about the commitment contractors can expect from OFCCP when seeking compliance assistance and in compliance [..]

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Non-Payment Of Subcontractors

Government Involvement When Prime Contractors Fail To Pay Subcontractors Subcontractors who have not been paid for their goods or services as a general rule do not have the ability to seek redress from the government. Because subcontractors lack privity, their recourse lies in an action against the prime for breach of contract or some other [..]

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Success Stories / Representative Matters

Clients that are new to the firm with prospective cases often ask us for descriptions of representative matters. And, over the last eleven years we’ve had many success stories to be proud of and to share with you. In an effort to provide more samples of our work, we have been writing posts like those [..]

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Intervening In A Bid Protest

Protecting Your Award By Intervening Protests are a legal mechanism by which an interested party can challenge the outcome of a procurement. When an unsuccessful offeror chooses to protest an award, absent certain circumstances performance of the contract either may not begin or if it has begun must cease until the outcome of the protest. [..]

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