Trends In Fiscal 2020 Bid Protests Sustained By GAO: Parts 1 and 2

Date: November 20, 2020

Publication: Law360

Thompson Hine’s Joe Berger and Tom Mason co-authored a two-part article headlined “Trends In Fiscal 2020 Bid Protests Sustained By GAO” published in Law360.

In part one of this two-part article, they summarized decisions involving the common sustained grounds addressing proposal evaluations based on technical, past-performance or corporate-experience factors, cost or price issues, and/or reasoning of the award decision. Read more.

In part two, they summarized the remaining issues that formed the basis for sustained decisions in fiscal year 2020, including significant decisions on key personnel, conflict of interest, corrective action, solicitation challenges, and the scope of contract award or eligibility of the awardee. Read more.