An integral part of federal contracting are bid protests filed by contractors of all sizes and lines of business. In recent years, the number filed at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the US Court of Federal Claims has increased steadily and substantially.
The legacy McKenna Long Government Contracts practice is one of the nation’s most active and distinguished bid protest groups, recognized as a “leading name in bid protests” by Chambers USA. We have brought and defended hundreds of protests before the GAO and the US Court of Federal Claims, many involving major procurements in sectors such as information technology, health care, aerospace, defense, telecommunications and professional services. Clients also turn to us to handle bid protests before the procurement agencies of states, cities and regional authorities throughout the country.
Our practitioners have unsurpassed experience and capabilities in all the critical areas affecting your ability to compete for and win contract awards, including:
- Sole-source contracts
- Task orders and indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts
- Federal Supply Schedule contracts
- Competitive range determinations
- Meaningful discussions
- Cost and price realism
- Organizational conflicts of interest
- Past performance evaluations
- Disparate treatment and consistent evaluations
- Best value determinations and cost-technical tradeoffs
- Corrective action
- Reverse protests at the US Court of Federal Claims