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Quantech Services, Inc., B-411689, Sept. 29, 2015

Successful defense of bid protest challenging proposal evaluation.

GAO Sustains Protest of Award For Testing Services for IT Systems

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ award for IT testing was flawed because the agency didn’t consider the proposed relocation of personnel after the first year of performance, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) ruled (Tantus Techs. Inc., GAO, B-411608, 9/14/15, decision released 10/8/15). The agency also failed to properly evaluate offerors’ corporate experience, past […]

Tantus Technologies, Inc., B-411608, B-411608.3, Sept. 14, 2015

Successful representation of protester in challenge to evaluation of personnel and management factor, corporate experience/ past performance, and cost realism.

GAO Upholds Defense Finance and Accounting Service’s Support Award

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) may proceed with performance of a support services award, the General Accountability Office (GAO) ruled (Savantage Fin. Servs. Inc., GAO, B-411647, 9/17/15, decision released 9/24/15). The GAO rejected the protester’s challenge to the agency’s non-price-factor evaluations and best-value determination. The DFAS issued a request for quotations to provide […]

Savantage Financial Services, Inc., B-411647, B-411647.2, Sept. 17, 2015

Successful defense of protest challenging various aspects of the agency’s evaluation of quotations and best value award determination.

Computer Sciences Corp., B-410994, B-410994.2, Apr. 10, 2015

Successful defense of protest challenging evaluation of proposal as unacceptable for containing multiple deficiencies.

HP Enterprise Services, LLC, B-409169.3, B-409169.4, June 16, 2014

Successful defense of a protest challenging technical acceptability, agency evaluation, organizational conflict of interest and unequal discussions.

STG, Inc., B-408992, Dec. 15, 2013

Successful protest on behalf of STG where agency took corrective action by cancelling the awarded contract and the solicitation.

General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems, B-408001, May 13, 2013

Successful defense of protest on technical acceptability grounds.

Cohen Mohr Argues Case of First Impression in Federal Circuit re: BCA Jurisdiction Under Contract Disputes Act: Sharp v. Dept. of the Army, 2012-1299 (Fed. Cir.)

On December 6, 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit heard argument in a case of first impression regarding the interpretation and application of FAR 8.406-6, which provision determines the authority of the ordering agency contracting officer to issue final decisions on claims under the Contract Disputes Act, 41 U.S.C. § 7101 et seq.  […]