Protests are an important weapon in a contractor’s arsenal, whether as a successful awardee or disappointed bidder, contractor’s must understand the bid protest process to successfully defend their rights to full and open competition as a protester or defend their contract awards from protest. We will cover these key points:
• The Best Forum to Win Your Bid Protest
1. Secret Weapon: Agency Protests
2. Winning at Government Accountability Office (GAO)
3. Winning at U.S. Court of Federal Claims (COFC)
• What to Ask in a Debriefing
• Defending your Contract Award Under Protest
• Understanding Protective Orders: Key to Victory
Presentation: 12-1pm PST
Q&A: 1pm-1:15 PST
MEGHAN A. DOURIS
Meghan helps organizations understand and secure government contracts in the construction and service industries, including a focus on AbilityOne providers. From assisting with bid protests and helping clients to navigate the REA and Claim process, to litigating bid and size protests before the Court of Federal Claims, GAO, SBA and state/local agencies, Meghan is skilled at handling all types of government contract law issues.
HOWARD W. ROTH
Howard Roth has over 35 years of experience handling federal procurement and contract law matters. He is a knowledgeable advisor in all stages of federal contract law and litigation, including terminations, procurement disputes, protests, procurement integrity, rights in technical data, internal investigations, and contract cost issues.
ALIX K. TOWN
With a focus on government contracts, Alix Town frequently represents owners, general contractors and subcontractors on a broad range of federal, state, and local government contracts and related litigation matters including contract formation and administration matters, government investigations, and contract claims and disputes. She draws upon her prior experience serving as a Pathways Intern with the United States Air Force General Counsel’s Office.