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.

Market Research Archive

  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Phoenix Environmental Design, Inc. Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Sustained. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest:  Protest that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) violated the Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006, and its implementing regulations when the...

    Phoenix Environmental Design, Inc., B-407104, October 26, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Phoenix Environmental Design, Inc. Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Sustained. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest:  Protest that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) violated the Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006, and its implementing regulations when the...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: DMS Pharmaceutical Group, Inc. Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest by small business against the rejection of its proposal and the consequent withdrawal of a small business set-aside under a solicitation with a cascading evaluation...

    DMS Pharmaceutical Group, Inc., B-406305, April 6, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: DMS Pharmaceutical Group, Inc. Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest by small business against the rejection of its proposal and the consequent withdrawal of a small business set-aside under a solicitation with a cascading evaluation...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: American Medical Response Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that Department of Veterans Affairs unreasonably set aside an acquisition for service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses is denied where record shows that agency’s market research demonstrated that...

    American Medical Response, B-406274, March 16, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: American Medical Response Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that Department of Veterans Affairs unreasonably set aside an acquisition for service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses is denied where record shows that agency’s market research demonstrated that...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Kevcon, Inc. Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging an agency’s decision to not set aside a procurement for service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB) is denied where the agency concluded from its market research that...

    Kevcon, Inc., B-406101, B-406101.2, B-406101.3, February 6, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Kevcon, Inc. Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging an agency’s decision to not set aside a procurement for service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB) is denied where the agency concluded from its market research that...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Encompass Group, LLC Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that solicitations for towels, washcloths, laundry bags and isolation gowns should not be set aside for service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) concerns because there are no...

    Encompass Group, LLC, B-406346, March 23, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Encompass Group, LLC Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that solicitations for towels, washcloths, laundry bags and isolation gowns should not be set aside for service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) concerns because there are no...

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