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The Federal Circuit affirms a contractor's right to challenge negative performance evaluations under the CDA

USA - September 2 2011 On August 29, 2011, in Todd Construction L.P. v. United States, CAFC No. 2010-5166, August 29, 2011, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the Court of Federal Claims (COFC) holding that a government contractor is entitled to file a claim under the Contract Disputes Act (CDA) challenging a negative performance evaluation.

Kara M. Sacilotto

When performing environmental remediation services, expect the unexpected

USA - April 13 2011 Following the recent tragedy at the Fukushima nuclear site, recent estimates predict that environmental clean-up efforts may last decades and cost the Japanese government tens of billions of dollars.

Benjamin Kohr

In-sourcing: a positive recent development at DoD, but concerns remain

USA - November 12 2010 Recent months have seen important developments concerning the government's effort to transition work currently performed by contractors back into the federal sphere.

Philip J. Davis, William A. Roberts, III

The Government's new road for analyzing in-sourcing and inherently governmental functions: paved with the best intentions, but the destination remains unclear

USA - April 23 2010 In the past decade, the Government's use of contractors has increased exponentially.

Philip J. Davis, Richard B. O'Keeffe Jr.

Court of Federal Claims holds that HUBZone small businesses have priority over other small business concerns under the Small Business Act

USA - March 10 2010 On March 2, 2010, the Court of Federal Claims (COFC) sustained a protest brought by a HUBZone contractor, Mission Critical Solutions (MCS), and held that the statutory language in the Small Business Act (SBA) requires prioritization of the HUBZone program over the 8(a) business development program.

Nicole J. Owren-Wiest