Ralston and Murray Analyze COFC Bid Protests

03 March 2017 Practical Law Publication
Authors: David T. Ralston Jr Frank S. Murray Jr
As the second article of a three-part series, partners David Ralston and Frank Murray published a Thomson Reuters Practical Law practice note, “Government Contracts: COFC Bid Protests,” which ran on March 3, 2017.

Similar to the first part of the series that tackled Government Accountability Office (GAO) bid protests, this second part shifts analyzation focus to the bid protests with the United States Court of Federal Claims (COFC). It explains why prospective bidders are unhappy with the terms of a federal government agency’s solicitation, and why they seek to challenge a federal government agency’s contract reward. It also compares the COFC bid protest advantages and disadvantages as they relate to GAO protests and those filed at the agency level.

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