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Bid Protests: Evaluating Administrative and Judicial Options for Presenting a Protest

Explore and understand the who, what and when of contract bid protests.

This content is designed for contract professionals with five or less years of experience. It explains the fundamentals of bid protests before an agency or a court. We will explore the history and purpose of competitive bidding, the agency perspective on bidding and bid protests, the general principles of bid protests, the difference between pre bid protests, post award bid protests, agency bid protests, judicial bid protests and evaluating the prospects for success on a bid protest. The primary purpose of this topic is to equip contract professionals with a competent understanding of bid protests, the options for presenting a protest and the means of evaluating the likelihood of success.

Runtime: 90 minutes
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Agenda

History and Purpose of Competitive Bidding

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Benefits of Free Enterprise and Competition for Taxpayers

Agency Perspective on Public Bidding and Bid Protests

  • Fairness to Bidders Is Not a Primary Consideration
  • Considerations Are
    • AntiCorruption
    • Lowest Price
    • Best Quality
    • Promote Small Business

General Principles for Award

  • Lowest Responsible Bidder
  • Lowest Responsive Bidder

Administrative Bid Protests

  • Who
    • Comptroller of the Currency (GAO)
    • State or Local Comptrollers (Copies to Counsel)
    • Heads of Agencies (Copies to Counsel)
  • When -- Before Award (Pre Bid, Also)
  • How -- Letter With Grounds
  • What
    • Proprietary or Closed Specifications
    • Unequal Communications With Bidders
    • Patent Error
    • Evaluation Issues
    • Computation Errors
    • Responsiveness
    • Responsibility

Judicial Bid Protests

  • When - Preferably Pre Award
  • What
    • Proprietary or Closed Specifications
    • Unequal Communications With Bidders
    • Patent Error
    • Evaluation Issues
    • Computation Errors
    • Responsiveness
    • Responsibility

Evaluating the Likelihood of Success

  • Agency Discretion
  • Benefit of the Agency
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This course was last revised on June 26, 2018.

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  • Lorman Education Services is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J2016. This course is approved for 1.5 Learning Unit hour(s). Prerequisite: None, Program Level: Intermediate: Advanced Preparation: None All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES ([email protected] or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3). This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product. AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.
     

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Carol A. Sigmond

Carol A. Sigmond

Porzio Bromberg & Newman P.C.

  • Recognized thought leader in the construction law community in New York
  • Current vice president of the New York State Bar Association and the former president of the New York County Lawyers Association
  • Frequent speaker and author on topics relating to construction law and publishes “The Co-Op Condo Help Line” appearing monthly in various Mann Report publications
  • Member of Law360‘s 2020 Construction Editorial Advisory Board
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Product ID: 402857
Published 2018
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