The Government Accountability Office (GAO), in TLS Joint Venture, LLC, B-422275, recently sustained a bid protest alleging that the contract awardee’s System for Award Management (SAM) registration lapsed between the submission of the offer and award of the contract. The key facts, holdings, and takeaways from this noteworthy case are discussed below. 

The

Bradley’s Government Contracts Practice Group recently published a Law360 Expert Analysis article entitled “The 5 Most Important Bid Protest Decisions of 2023.” This article provides summaries of the most noteworthy bid protest decisions from the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the Government Accountability Office in 2023 and discusses how these cases might shape future

Contractors know when they bid a public job that it’s the lowest and best bidder that will ultimately come out on top. Contractors and public bodies also know that when a public body rejects the lowest bid, it needs to explain why the low bidder isn’t the best bidder. But in a recent twist, the

The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), in the case of StructSure Projects, Inc., recently granted COVID-19-related costs to a contractor under a fixed-price contract. The key facts, holdings, and takeaways from this noteworthy case are discussed below.   

The Facts

The government awarded the contractor a fixed-price task order for design and alteration