Author Archives: Debbie Brown

SecTek, Inc.

Bid protest that the agency unreasonably evaluated quotations is denied where the record reflects that the evaluation was reasonable and consistent with the terms of the solicitation and applicable statutes and regulations.  

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Bid protest is sustained where the awardee’s quotation took exception to the solicitations’s material requirements.  

Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC

GAO protest challenging the agency’s evaluation of the protester’s quotation as being technically unacceptable for failing to demonstrate its capability to comply with certain accessibility requirements established by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is denied because the record reflects that the agency’s evaluation was reasonable and in accordance with the terms of […]

ARC Relocation, LLC

Bid protest that the agency applied an unstated evaluation criterion in assessing a significant strength to the awardee’s quotation is denied where the agency assessed the significant strength based on an aspect of the awardee’s quotation that was reasonably encompassed by the solicitation’s evaluation criteria.

VetsTec, LLC

Bid protest is dismissed where the protester is not an interested party to challenge the procurement.  

OnPoint Consulting, Inc.

Bid protest that the agency’s technical evaluation was unequal is denied where the record shows that the agency assessed strengths to the awardee and not to the protester as a result of differences in the offerors’ proposals.      

GAO Bid Protest Jurisdiction, Timeliness, and Automatic Stay

When considering filing a protest, due dates and jurisdictional rules vary depending on the type of procurement at issue.  Here is a quick cheat-sheet for GAO protest jurisdiction, timeliness, and the automatic stay.    

TCG, Inc.

Bid protest asserting latent ambiguities in the solicitation is dismissed as untimely where the protester could have raised this protest ground in its initial protest filing, but failed to do so.  GAO denied protest allegation challenging the agency’s price reasonableness analysis, finding that the agency reasonably documented its determination that the awardee’s price, while higher […]

Beer & Bid Protests

Should I file a bid protest? What should I ask in a debriefing? What is my timeline for filing a protest? What if I win an award that is protested? COME GET ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED AT BID PROTESTS OVER BEER!    

SDVOSB COMPANIES MUST NOTIFY CVE OF CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP

Contractors have many balls to juggle at one time. Performing awarded contracts; submitting proposals for new work; identifying potential subcontractors; paying personnel; and complying with the rules under the FAR and applicable contract clauses.