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.

Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Archive

  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Air Force Disposition:  Protest denied. Keywords:   LPTA, PIA, price realism General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Phoenix Management, Inc. based on the award of a contract to Alliance Technical Services, Inc. (ATS), under a request...

    Phoenix Management, Inc., B-406142.3, May 17, 2012

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Air Force Disposition:  Protest denied. Keywords:   LPTA, PIA, price realism General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Phoenix Management, Inc. based on the award of a contract to Alliance Technical Services, Inc. (ATS), under a request...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Air Force Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of International Composites Technologies, Inc. (ICT), based on the exclusion of its proposal from the competitive range under a request for proposals (RFP) issued by...

    International Composites Technologies, Inc., B-408199, June 15, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Air Force Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of International Composites Technologies, Inc. (ICT), based on the exclusion of its proposal from the competitive range under a request for proposals (RFP) issued by...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Obayashi-JPS JV, regarding the award of a contract to Tokyu Construction Co., Ltd., by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, under a request...

    Obayashi-JPS JV, B-407792, January 29, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Obayashi-JPS JV, regarding the award of a contract to Tokyu Construction Co., Ltd., by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, under a request...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Midwest Tube Fabricators, Inc. Agency: Defense Logistics Agency Disposition: Protest Dismissed. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that item offered by awardee cannot have met solicitation specifications merely because awardee offered item at lower price than protester fails to state valid basis of...

    Midwest Tube Fabricators, Inc., B-407166, B-407167, November 20, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Midwest Tube Fabricators, Inc. Agency: Defense Logistics Agency Disposition: Protest Dismissed. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that item offered by awardee cannot have met solicitation specifications merely because awardee offered item at lower price than protester fails to state valid basis of...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Herman Miller, Inc. Agency: Department of the Air Force; General Services Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: A solicitation with a two-tiered acquisition approach, under which manufacturers would receive contracts that include not-to-exceed prices for furniture systems and dealers would...

    Herman Miller, Inc., B-407028, October 19, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Herman Miller, Inc. Agency: Department of the Air Force; General Services Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: A solicitation with a two-tiered acquisition approach, under which manufacturers would receive contracts that include not-to-exceed prices for furniture systems and dealers would...

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