Welcome to the weekly online journal focused entirely on GAO Bid Protests of Federal Government contract awards brought to you by the Government Contracts Practice Group at General Counsel, P.C.. This site will be updated at least once a week with analysis and summaries of the latest GAO Bid Protest decisions and information to help professionals and business owners make informed decisions on protesting a contract solicitation or award.

Search our archives past GAO protest decisions and come back often to keep up to date on the latest trends and legal decisions in Bid Protests. If you have questions about filing a Bid Protest or you were awarded a contract that has been protested, please contact the editor immediately as missing a filing deadline is the quickest way to lose your right to protest or defend your award.

CVE Archive

  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Commandeer Construction Company LLC Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Request for Reconsideration Denied; Recommendation Modified. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: 1. Agency’s request to reconsider our decision sustaining a protest is denied where agency’s request either reiterates arguments made previously and merely...

    Department of Veterans Affairs – Reconsideration, B-405771.2, February 15, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Commandeer Construction Company LLC Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Request for Reconsideration Denied; Recommendation Modified. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: 1. Agency’s request to reconsider our decision sustaining a protest is denied where agency’s request either reiterates arguments made previously and merely...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition:  Protest denied. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________  GAO Digest: Protest that agency improperly rejected protester’s low bid under a solicitation set aside for service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB) is denied where the agency’s Center for Veterans Enterprise determined prior to...

    Government Contracting Services, LLC, B-405996, January 17, 2012

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition:  Protest denied. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________  GAO Digest: Protest that agency improperly rejected protester’s low bid under a solicitation set aside for service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB) is denied where the agency’s Center for Veterans Enterprise determined prior to...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition:  Protest sustained. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________  GAO Digest:  1. Protest that the Department of Veterans Affairs is required to expedite its review of an apparent successful offeror’s application for status verification as a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business concern is...

    Ironclad Services, Inc., B-406037, January 11, 2012

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition:  Protest sustained. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________  GAO Digest:  1. Protest that the Department of Veterans Affairs is required to expedite its review of an apparent successful offeror’s application for status verification as a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business concern is...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest sustained. Keywords: SDVOSB; CVE; VIP Database; Set-aside —————————————————————————————————————————– GAO Digest: Protest alleging that agency improperly rejected protester’s bid in violation of a solicitation clause is sustained where the clause contained a latent ambiguity, the protester...

    Commandeer Construction Company LLC, B-405771, December 29, 2011

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest sustained. Keywords: SDVOSB; CVE; VIP Database; Set-aside —————————————————————————————————————————– GAO Digest: Protest alleging that agency improperly rejected protester’s bid in violation of a solicitation clause is sustained where the clause contained a latent ambiguity, the protester...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: SDVO; SBA Status protest General Counsel P.C. Highlight: Because the agency’s decision not to consider a previously disqualified SDVOSBC eligible for award was consistent with prior SBA policy, the VA’s exclusion of the contractor...

    Combined Effort Inc., B-402573, June 4, 2010

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: SDVO; SBA Status protest General Counsel P.C. Highlight: Because the agency’s decision not to consider a previously disqualified SDVOSBC eligible for award was consistent with prior SBA policy, the VA’s exclusion of the contractor...

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