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Lee-Ann Brown focuses her practice on construction and government contracts. Her practice is primarily concentrated on the litigation of contract claims for construction clients, including owners, general contractors and subcontractors on private and public projects. View articles by Lee-Ann

CPARS Evaluations: Are You Stuck with What You Get?Part 42.15 of the FAR entitles federal contractors to submit comments and receive agency review of an unfavorable performance evaluation in the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS). If the contractor’s rebuttal is unsuccessful, the contractor may challenge the CPARS rating by submitting a claim to the contracting officer (CO) under the Contract Disputes Act.

D.C. Court of Appeals Decision Covers Important Contracting PrinciplesThe D.C. Court of Appeals (the Court) recently issued a decision covering some important public construction contract principles, most notably notice, cost and pricing data requirements, and the implied duty of good faith and fair dealing.

The District of Columbia hired a contractor to perform work at the Fort Totten Solid Waste Transfer Facility. The