Certified Claim

This is the third of an eight-part series addressing cutting-edge strategies for Certified Claims under the Contract Disputes Act (CDA).  Certified Claims are the primary avenue available to government contractors

Continue Reading Practical Litigation Strategies for CDA Claims

When a contractor delivers goods to the government that do not conform to the precise requirements of the contract, the results are usually . . . not goodWhen
Continue Reading Accept No Imitations: Contractor Cannot Recover for Claim Based on Brand Name Products

Two weeks ago, I presented on Common Issues in Government Contract Interpretation.  The course examined common issues encountered by government contractors in bidding on and performing government contracts –
Continue Reading ASBCA Offers Latest Reminder that Plain Language Controls Government Contract Interpretation

Understanding claims under the Contract Disputes Act is an essential skill for government contractors.  Claims (and related requests for equitable adjustment) are by far the most common remedy for
Continue Reading Litigation Update: Contractor Not Entitled to Delay Costs Based on Access to Information Included in its Contract

For federal contractors, it is not an exaggeration to say that performance evaluations are the lifeblood of the business.  A less-than-satisfactory evaluation in the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS)
Continue Reading CPARS Challenge Primer: Formal Claim Required to Appeal Negative Performance Evaluation

Contractors seeking to recover additional time and/or costs on government contracts typically choose to proceed with either a Request for Equitable Adjustment (REA) or a Claim.  These remedies fall
Continue Reading Contractor Alert: The Importance of Claim Certifications and Appeal Deadlines

Government contractors must be prepared to perform their Federal contracts – even in the face of a dispute with the government over essential contract terms.  Failing to perform can have
Continue Reading Contractor Alert: Beware Non-Performance during Contract Disputes