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Edward T.DeLisle

Partner

Focus Areas

Examples of Ed’s experience include:

  • Successful representation of disappointed offeror on $99 million IDIQ contract for construction and maintenance work at Air Force base in Alaska based upon faulty evaluation process.
  • Successful representation of SDVOSB following wrongful size status decision relating to construction work for the Department of Veterans Affairs, which both restored the company’s status and resulted in contract award.
  • Successful representation of SDVOSB in overturning size status decision at the SBA’s Office of Hearings and Appeals following adverse decision by local SBA District Office.
  • Representation of general contractor on $25 million HUD project in New Jersey, where general was sued by drywall subcontractor, resulting in denial of subcontractors claims for out-of-scope work and award of damages to GC for delays caused by subcontractor.
  • Representation of prime contractor against Department of State on major expansion project at U.S. Consulate in Eastern Europe, resulting in successful settlement of claims for out-of-scope work.
  • Representation of Lebanese prime contractor against Department of the Army on construction project in Afghanistan, resulting in successful settlement of claims for out-of-scope work.
  • Successful representation of staffing company in dispute with Indian Health Services based upon faulty evaluation of proposals.
  • Representation of federal student loan debt collection company in appeal to United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, resulting in reversal of Court of Federal Claims decision.
  • “Overview of the CHIPS and Science, Inflation Reduction Acts,” National Electrical Contractors Association, webinar, December 15, 2022
  • “FED GOV Sub-Contracting Opportunities at The Department of Transportation,” Jennifer Schaus & Associates, webinar, November 30, 2022
  • “The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: What You Need to Know Now,” National Electrical Contractors Association, webinar, November 16, 2022
  • “Federal Investment in Electrical Construction: What You Need to Know Now,” National Electrical Contractors Association, webinar, November 9, 2022
  • Panelist, “So You Think You Can Team,” Society of American Military Engineers Small Business Conference, Nashville, TN, November 2022
  • “Trending Impacts to Government Construction Contracting,” National 8(a) Association, Alaskan Regional Conference, Anchorage, AK, June 2022
  • “Government Construction Contracting: What the Infrastructure Bill Means to You & Lingering Impacts of COVID-19,” Native Hawaiian Organizations Association, Honolulu, HI, April 2022
  • “OSBP Panel: Working with Federal Agencies,” Native Hawaiian Organizations Association, Honolulu, HI, April 2022
  • “Teaming,” National 8(a) Association webinar, March 2022
  • “Navigating the A/E/C Industry,” National 8(a) Association, National Small Business Conference, Orlando, FL, February 2022
  • “Choose Your Counsel Wisely,” Parabalis Presents Spilling the Tea on GovCon podcast, January 2022
  • “Code of Ethics & Business Conduct for Government Contractors,” webinar, December 2021
  • “Navigating the Mentor-Protege Process: Force Multiplier,” Society of American Military Engineers Small Business Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 2021
  • “Navigating Teaming: Mentor-Protege & JV,” National 8(a) Association Regional Convention, New Orleans, LA, October 2021
  • “Key Contract Clauses for Federal Construction Contractors,” National 8(a) Association Alaska Regional Conference, Anchorage, AK, August 2021
  • “DFARS Part 236 – Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts,” J. Schaus & Associates webinar, August 2021
  • “Mentor-Protege Programs: SBA vs. DoD,” GovCon Club webinar, June 2021
  • “DFARS Part 219, Small Business Programs” J. Schaus & Associates webinar, May 2021
  • “GovCon ‘LIVE Q&A’ Cafe – MARCH – Bid Protest,” J. Schaus & Associates webinar, March 2021
  • “Best Practices to Maximize CPARS Scores” Acquisition Help,” webinar, January 2021
  • “A Crash Course on the FAR” AcquisitionHelp webinar, January 2021
  • “$72 Billion – DoD Small Business Acquisition Budget Forecast” National 8(a) Association 2021 Virtual Day, January 2021
  • “The Power of Partnerships: Teaming for Success,” National 8(a) Association monthly webinar series, December 2020
  • “Accelerate Winning Government Bids & Proposals – Part 3,” University of Maryland Small Business Development Center webinar, December 2020
  • “Construction Claims and Requests for Equitable Adjustment, COVID-19,” Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) webinar, November 2020
  • “Government Contract Law – What Federal & State Government Contractors Need to Know – Part 2,” University of Maryland, Small Business Development Center webinar, November 2020
  • “Two is Better Than One: Successful Teaming,” Society Of American Military Engineers (SAME) Virtual Federal Small Business Conference webinar, November 2020
  • “Key Contract Clauses for Federal Construction Contractors,” Native Hawaiian Organizations Association (NHOA) 2020 Small Business Summit Virtual Conference, October 2020
  • “Federal Construction Opportunities in the Time of COVID,” Professional Services Management Journal Senior Executive Briefing Series, October 2020
  • “Let’s Talk Protests … With an Attorney!”, Breaking the Standard podcast, September 2020
  • “FAR Part 36, Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts,” J. Schaus & Associates webinar, August 2020
  • “The Federal Procurement Process, Recent Developments, Protests and Claims,” University of Maryland Small Business Development Center webinar, July 2020
  • “Federal Small Business Programs, Eligibility for and Opportunities with those Programs and COVID-19 Update,” Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) webinar, June 2020
  • “XPRT™ Conversation: What’s the 4-1-1 with Federal and DoD Construction?”, SCIIF, June 2020
  • “Entering the Federal Market,” Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) webinar, May 2020
  • “COVID-19 and Government Contractors: A Discussion of the Paycheck Protection Program and Section 3610,” webinar, April 2020
  • “COVID-19: What Government Contractors Need to Know,” University of Maryland Small Business Development Center webinar, April 2020
  • “Securing Work in the Federal Sector Through Teaming, Joint Venturing and Coping with COVID-19,” Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) webinar, April 2020
  • “Federal Procurement Overview,” Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) webinar, March 2020
  • “FAR Part 9: Contractor Qualifications,” J. Schaus & Associates webinar, Washington, D.C., February 2020
  • “CMMC & FedRamp: Cyber Security Requirements,” National 8(a) Association 2020 Winter Conference, New Orleans, LA, February 2020
  • “The Brooks Act: A Primer on How the Federal Government Procures A/E Services,” Halfmoon Education, Inc., Harrisburg, PA, January 2020
  • “Cybersecurity – New Mandatory Requirements for Defense Contractors,” Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) webinar, December 2019
  • “Simplified Acquisitions – How, Why and When Government Uses Them,” J. Schaus & Associates webinar, Washington D.C., December 2019
  • “Simplified Acquisitions – A Beginners Guide,” J. Schaus & Associates webinar, Washington D.C., December 2019
  • “Navigating the Government Space,” Bunker Labs Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, October 2019
  • “Teaming and Joint Venturing to Win,” Women Veteran Owned Small Business Initiative, Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Washington, D.C., October 2019
  • “Cybersecurity Enforcement is on the Rise. What Small Businesses Need to Know,” HUBZone Contractors National Council 2019 National Conference, Chantilly, VA, September 2019
  • “Partnering to Win: Teaming, Joint Venturing, Mentor-Protégé,” Retired Military Officers Association, Bowie, MD, September 2019
  • “Planning for Compliance: Compliance Issues for Government Contractors,” American Small Business Coalition S.O.A.R.R., Executive Peer Program, Baltimore, MD, August 2019
  • “How to Attract Large Corporations to Your Small Business,” American Express Summit for Success, Washington, D.C., June 2019
  • “Partnering to Win: Teaming, Joint Venturing, Mentor-Protégé,” Native Hawaiian Organizations Association (NHOA) Business Summit, Honolulu, HI, June 2019
  • “Key Contract Provisions for Construction Contractors,” American Express Summit for Success, Washington D.C., June 2019
  • “Partnering to Win: Teaming, Joint Venturing, Mentor-Protégé,” National 8(a) Association 2019 Summer Conference, Anchorage, AK, June 2019
  • “How HUBZone Changes Affect Small Business Contractors,” Scale2Market podcast, April 2019
  • “Do the SDVOSB Program Changes Affect You?”, Scale2Market podcast, March 2019
  • “Protests, Claims & REAs – A Logical Approach,” National 8(a) Association 2019 Winter Conference, Nashville, TN, Winter 2019
  • “SBA’s All-Small Mentor-Protégé Program: A Case Study,” National 8(a) Association 2019 Winter Conference, Nashville, TN, Winter 2019
  • “Bid Protests in the Federal Space,” J. Schaus & Associates webinar, Washington, D.C., December 2018
  • “Guide to Federal Contracting,” Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) 75th Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, October 2018
  • “SBA All-Small Mentor-Protégé Program,” Society Of American Military Engineers (SAME) Federal Small Business Conference, New Orleans, LA, October 2018
  • “Debriefings – What Do You Really Get?”, J. Schaus & Associates webinar, Washington, D.C., September 2018
  • “How to Qualify for SDVOSB Certification,” J. Schaus & Associates webinar, Washington, D.C., August 2018
  • “Mergers and Acquisitions for Government Contractors,” Ethical Stalking for Government Contractors, American Small Business Coalition, Philadelphia, PA, July 2018
  • “SBA Mentor/Protégé Program: A Look at the Rules, Regulations and Benefits of the Program,” American Express Summit for Success, Washington, D.C., June 2018
  • “An Introduction to REAs and Claims,” National 8(a) Association 2018 Summer Conference, Anchorage, AK, Summer 2018
  • Selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list, 2015-2017
  • Selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2005-2008

Professional Associations

  • National 8(a) Association
  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)
  • The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) – FAR Committee Chairman
  • American Bar Association (ABA) – Small Business Committee
  • Washington Building Congress (WBC)
  • Philadelphia Bar Association (PBA)

Education

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • Saint Joseph's University, B.A., 1992,
    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals
  • U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals