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Sarah Osborne’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation. Within the Construction and Government Contracts Practice Group, Sarah has experience defending construction disputes and represents government contractors in prosecuting and defending bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and the United States Court of Federal Claims.

UPDATE: Huawei Ban and Section 889 Representation RequirementsTo “combat the national security and intellectual property threats that face the United States,” section 889(a)(1)(B) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits executive agencies from “entering into, or extending or renewing, a contract with an entity that uses any equipment, system, or service that uses

UPDATE: Section 3610 and PPP Guidance for Government ContractorsWe previously reported on a series of issues arising from the CARES Act and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that uniquely impact government contractors. We have cautioned that government contractors should be mindful of the positions that the Department of Defense (DoD) and other agencies stake out in the treatment of PPP loans or Section 3610

DoD Formally Increases 8(a) Sole-Source Threshold to $100 MillionThe Department of Defense (DoD) recently issued a formal amendment to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to increase the threshold for requiring contracting agencies to issue sole-source justifications of federal contract awards to companies participating in the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program.  The amendment increases the threshold from $22 million to $100 million.